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Locate a Concrete Contractor and Additional Industry Resources

Find a Concrete Contractor and get questions answered. Our Concrete Forum provides a place to ask expert advice and post your own valuable information. That’s been one of our key missions for decades. In addition, our Concrete Calculators help you get quick numbers to make your project a success.  Read More →

2014: Concrete Ready Mix Providers Adapt to Changes in Economy

These are interesting times for concrete ready mix providers and as we all know, the current economic situation has been in place for several years now. At first, concrete industry professionals sucked in their breath hoping the downturn would quickly correct itself,  however, with no immediate end in sight, it’s important to look at a few key strategies for making it through these times. It’s... [Read more]

Lauren Concrete Lends a Hand to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Lauren Concrete was selected to provide ready mix for ABC’s award winning show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition when the show traveled to Bastrop, Texas to build a home for a family that lost all in the Labor Day fire of 2011 in Texas. Mizzy and Chris Zdroj and their three children were the recipients of the new home as EFC Custom Homes of Bastrop and “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”... [Read more]

Concrete Forum: Ask the Experts and Industry Peers

If you have any questions you can always visit the Concrete Forum and post your questions. Here’s an example of the great information shared for one person who had a question about why their concrete was cracking after only four months. I am in the late stages of an addition to my home which includes a master bath and covered patio. The slab was poured in late November 2010 all at the same time... [Read more]

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