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Next to water, concrete is used more than any material in the world. It is poured, formed, molded, colored, and textured into every conceivable use in Yorktown Heights.

Local Companies

On Time Supply
845-352-8600
14 Melnick Dr Monsey, NY, 10952
Monsey, NY
Cos Cob Hardware
203-869-9254
136 Post Road
Cos Cob, CT
Kelloggs & Lawrence
914-232-3351
26-30 The Parkway
Katonah, NY
Pomona Do it Best Hardware
845-364-5678
1581 Route 202
Pomona, NY
White Plains - A
(914) 644-1400
100 Main St
White Plains, NY
Lowe's of Clarkstown
845-351-3500
100 Overlook Blvd Nanuet, NY, 10954
Nanuet, NY
TOOL NUT
(914) 621-0200
247 MAHOPAC AVENUE YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY, 10598
Yorktown Heights, NY
Weed & Duryea Do it Best Lbr
203-966-2673
21 Grove Street
New Canaan, CT
Herb Lack Paints & Hardware
845-358-0293
124 Main Street
Nyack, NY
The Home Depot
(914)528-1539
3131 E Main St
Mohegan Lake, NY

Source: CONCRETE PRODUCER MAGAZINE
Publication date: July 1, 2007

By Budd Newcomb

Next to water, concrete is used more than any material in the world. It is poured, formed, molded, colored, and textured into every conceivable use. Thought to be a product of the modern world, the ancient Egyptians used a primitive concrete in their pyramids and the Romans built the Coliseum with it. Today, it is taken for granted; however, without concrete, our world would be considerably different.

Precast concrete tile is just one of its many forms. Tiles are manufactured by three different processes: wetcast, ram pressed, and extruded. They can be produced in many varieties of shapes, sizes, textures, and colors. There is no limit to the textures, whether man-made or duplicating a creation of nature.

Still, concrete tile has its proponents and its detractors. Some overlook the simple fact that hundreds of thousands of square feet have been installed properly around the world for centuries without any unusual problems. The key words are “properly installed.”

Concrete tile's history

In Southern California during the 1920s and 30s, precast concrete tiles were used extensively. In the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, marble chips were added to make popular precast terrazzo tiles. After the 1970s, the many small manufacturers throughout Southern California did not communicate for the betterment of the industry.

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