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Make your next concrete project easier with some of our favorite construction tools and concrete products, available at Intermountain Concrete Specialties, your concrete supplier. 1. Efflock by NewLook International When the weather is warm, efflorescence—that white, powdery substance caused by vapor migrating to the surface of a slab—begins to appear on concrete. Think of it […]

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Today’s home owners, designers, custom home builders and commercial contractors are turning to decorative concrete as an easy, affordable and creative way to spruce up both interiors and exteriors. These days, decorative concrete trends include stained, stamped, polished and other decorative concrete finishes creating a fresh, modern and updated look on patios, pool decks, countertops, […]

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October 15, 2022

Hot summer days aren’t all fun and games. For outdoor workers who are exposed to extreme conditions, summer’s heat presents significant hazards such as sunburn, dehydration and heat stroke. The combination of heat and dehydration can pose a particularly serious health threat during summer for Utah concrete and construction workers. Knowing how to work safely outdoors […]

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Sometimes it’s the little things that make a difference, and sometimes it’s the big things. From safety glasses to walk-behind cutters, we’ve rounded up 10 concrete products you need, big and small, to help you out with your next spring concrete project of any size. 1. Stabila Tech Levels Stabila takes electronic measuring technology to […]

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Utah may be known and loved for its Greatest Snow on Earth – but outdoor workers might feel a little differently. When you work concrete or construction jobs outdoors in winter, it’s important to dress in the best possible cold weather gear. Hypothermia and frostbite are real threats to outdoor workers who aren’t dressed appropriately […]

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Fall is here and it’s a great time to take stock of your concrete tools and products to make sure you’re properly equipped for seasonal projects. In Utah, early fall typically brings stable temperatures ideal for pouring concrete, and it’s important to get the job done right before cold weather sets in. Here are nine […]

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August 31, 2017

There’s no time like the present to seal concrete, and it’s a step you just can’t skip on any project. Properly sealing concrete surfaces keep them protected from dirt, moisture and excess wear while enhancing appearance. Keep in mind general temperature guidelines when sealing for the best possible application. Ideally, surface and environmental temperatures should […]

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Confused about new and changing VOC laws? Learn which VOC compliant concrete sealer products you can use as stricter VOC laws are put into practice. What exactly are VOCs? Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) are carbon-based compounds that release into the air from certain solvents, plastics and rubber. When these compounds react with the atmosphere, they can […]

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