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Polished Concrete Flatwork Guide from Green Umbrella

Green Umbrella has assembled the instructions and advice given here to create an exposed concrete floor that will look its best.

These guidelines will help ensure expectations of both Owner and Architect are met and, if specified, will positively impact a Grind, Honed, and Polished finish.

As a recommended best practice the Flatwork contractor and GHP […]

2019-01-08T15:34:07+00:00January 8th, 2019|Concrete Floor Techniques, GHP Best Practices|

Salk Middle School: A Seeded Polished Floor Replacement

Salk Middle School Replacement Project

This past World of Concrete exhibit brought an award to Cameron Reilly for the Salk Middle School replacement project.

The Salk Middle School Replacement project included a seeded, polished concrete floor as a central part of the project. Cameron-Reilly invested a […]

2018-04-23T13:46:38+00:00February 5th, 2018|Concrete Floor Techniques, Education, Latest News|

A Community Rebuilds Green


Rebuilding Green at  the Leed Platinum Education Facility In Greensburg, KS

In the wake of a devastating F5 tornado one community has worked together so that they may successfully emerge from a devastating natural disaster. Consequently, the residents of Greensburg, Kansas were offered a rare opportunity; building their city anew […]

2018-04-23T13:46:39+00:00August 17th, 2017|Education|

Nine Fundamentals for Polished Concrete Floors

By Jason W. Barnes
All photos courtesy of Green Umbrella

SPECIFYING GROUND, HONED AND POLISHED CONCRETE FLOORS CAN BE OVERWHELMING.

THERE IS A SEEMINGLY NEVER-ENDING LIST OF DENSIFIERS, COLORANTS, EQUIPMENT, AND DIAMOND TOOLING, ALONG WITH COUNTLESS TRADESMEN AND SUBCONTRACTORS OF ASSORTED SKILL LEVELS. WITH ALL THESE VARIABLES, HOW IS IT POSSIBLE TO ACHIEVE POLISHED CONCRETE FLOORS THAT […]

2018-04-23T13:46:40+00:00May 8th, 2017|Education|

Green Umbrella to Present to the American Concrete Institute

Monday November 9, 2015
Prattsville, AR

Jason Barnes, a noted speaker on concrete polishing will deliver new information on Integrally Troweled Slabs. This process is providing revolutionary changes in polished concrete slabs.  This is one of the first presentations on this new approach to finishing concrete slabs. It will be delivered at the Sheraton Denver, Fall Convention, “Constructibility” […]

2019-02-21T18:54:19+00:00November 9th, 2015|Latest News|