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Concrete: Eco-Friendly

Concrete is Eco Friendly You know how being eco-friendly is like a thing now? Okay, well, it’s been a thing. But it’s really a thing now. I also spend a majority of my life on a college campus, and we have an entire staff of people who watch over the trees. I’m not kidding. Someone […]

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The Top 5 Things You Never Want to Hear in a Workplace

You know that feeling when you are in a relationship, and your significant other (your SO as the internet refers to it these days) is looking pretty upset? Your stomach kind of drops and you’re thinking to yourself, “did I do something wrong? Are they upset with me? Hmm. What could I have done? What’s […]

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Olive (I Love) Concrete Floors

Olive Concrete Floors Have you ever had those moments when things start out one way and then end in a completely different way? Okay, vague starting question, but I’ll give an example. One of my earliest memories was at a Christmas party. I’m busy meandering around, being my cute little curly haired four year old […]

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What Makes Concrete, Well, Concrete

I was racking my brains for an interesting and readable blog idea, when I realized that I had never done the ridiculously obvious. What IS concrete? What is it made of? Where does it come from? How well do we actually know it? What’s its personality? Is it a Virgo? Does it like dogs? Will […]

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Capital One Stain and Polish

Working for a concrete stain and polish company you hear a lot of phrases pretty consistently. Some of the top few are: “wet grind,” “dry grind,” and “strippers.” Out of context, the casual way in which these are thrown around may be a little alarming. It’s not what you’re thinking. I promise. For those of […]

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Prince of Polish

Hey, remember that time you were sitting with your friends, out to dinner on a Saturday night, and you guys were like, “Oh my gosh. I wish, like, I knew more about polished concrete. Like when did it start you know? Who polished the first concrete floor? How’d they know to do it? I bet […]

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We Just Want to Give You Dolla Dolla Billz Charity Time

‘Tis the season. I know this because my pine scented candle is lit, my tacky flashing twinkle lights are out front, and I also ate an extraordinary amount of seasonal “goodies” today that I justified because who doesn’t need a little extra layer during the winter months? I’m not talking about a jacket–nothing is as […]

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5 Reasons Why Shot Blasting is Awesome

The holiday season is a time for appreciating all that is great, like watching the Rockefeller tree lighting from the comfort of your home without putting your life in danger; walking to work without slipping on black ice; and receiving that Amazon package days before the estimated arrival date. It seems that we often take […]

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And Something Listing Concrete Building is Cool

This morning when you woke up, you were wondering about buildings, structures, bridges and everything in between. You then wondered, hmm, which ones are made of concrete? Then, you pondered the magnificence that is concrete. You and I are so alike. Here are four structures that are made with or entirely out of concrete and […]

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This Thing Called “Money”

As basically a newborn baby adult (that sounds weird, but it is how I feel), I am attempting the in’s and out’s of what this world we live in calls, “a budget.” I’ve never had enough money in the past to truly have a budget because the minute I got enough money, I either ran […]

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