QUIKRETE® - In The News Archive

 

In the News Archive

As the largest manufacturers of packaged concrete in the United States, The QUIKRETE® Companies are regularly covered in broadcast, print and online media. Please visit regularly to see clips and links to the latest coverage.

Coverage



November 2013
QUIKRETE Finds Artistic Flair in New Museum Exhibit
“Chris Burden: Extreme Measures” Features Powerful Concrete Sculptures.
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November 2013
QUIKRETE helps welcome saltwater crocodile to the Toledo Zoo
Solarium converted into natural Australian habitat with Shotcrete.
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November 2013
QUIKRETE featured On The House with the Carey Brothers radio show
Using sealers to protect concrete surfaces from winter weather.
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November 2013
QUIKRETE key to Oregon tunnel restoration
Wet shotcrete process used to rehabilitate the Dennis Edward Tunnel.
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October 2013
South Carolina and Virginia DOTs turn to QUIKRETE for help
FastSet DOT Mix-Extended and Non-Shrink Precision Grout repair heavily traveled roads.
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October 2013
QUIKRETE featured on Today's Homeowner television show
Danny demonstrates how to elevate an ordinary concrete surface into a beautiful patio.
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October 2013
QUIKRETE featured On The House with the Carey Brothers radio show
Two-part epoxy coating kit brings a garage floor to life.
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October 2013
Artist uses QUIKRETE products in New Museum exhibit
More than 1,600 bags of QUIKRETE materials featured in artwork.
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October 2013
Restore a garage floor with QUIKRETE Concrete Resurfacer
Step-by-step instructions for preparing, repairing and renewing.
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October 2013
Food Network’s “Pioneer Woman” welcomes QUIKRETE to the show
Properly setting posts proved critical in building animal pen.
Quikrete® The Pioneer Woman Video



September 2013
QUIKRETE stars in home makeover on Hometime with Dean Johnson
Masonry mix, veneer stone mortar and hardscapes highlight show appearance.
Hometime Creekside Drainage Video
Hometime Veneer Stone Video
Hometime Masonry Mix Video



September 2013
QUIKRETE featured On The House with the Carey Brothers radio show
New stains help listeners transform ordinary concrete into beautiful surfaces.
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August 2013
Top 10 DIY Blog Turns to QUIKRETE
Concrete patio is focal point of backyard makeover.

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August 2013
Newly Formed Home Projects Council Features QUIKRETE
Survey sheds light on homeowners' outdoor DIY projects.
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August 2013
Hot & Cold Stucco Applications
Some helpful hints for the placement of plaster/stucco materials in both hot and cold conditions.
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July 2013
QUIKRETE Featured on the DIY Network Show “I Want That”
Zip & Mix Repair Mortar demonstrated at the 2013 International Builders Show.
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July 2013
QUIKRETE Builds Home for America's Largest Saltwater Crocodile
Toledo Zoo. A.A. Boos & Sons and Great Lakes Concrete Restoration turned to Quikrete to help renovate an existing solarium into the ideal crocodile habitat.
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July 2013
How-To: Make a Concrete Walkway
QUIKRETE offers an inexpensive, easy-DIY alternative to brick and natural stone.
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July 2013
Building a Block Garden Wall with QUIKRETE
QUIKWALL creates bond stronger than mortar.
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July 2013
Boulderscape Restores the Rock
QUIKRETE Shotcrete gives Alcatraz Island a facelift.
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July 2013
QUIKRETE Used to Build DIY Umbrella Stand and Planter
Fast-Setting Concrete help make project fast and easy.
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June 2013
QUIKRETE Reshapes a Historic National Landmark
Alcatraz Island, aka The Rock receives shotcrete facelift.
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June 2013
Step into Style
Add new dimension to your garden path with stepping-stones made of clever concrete shapes.
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May 2013
Shotcrete Applied to Repair Slope in Alcatraz Island Restoration
More than 200 bulk bags of Quikrete shotcrete were recently supplied to a restoration project on historic Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay.
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May 2013
Quikrete Shotcrete MS Restores Historic Texas Pier to Pre-Hurricane Ike Glory
After a year of extensive repairs to pilings, beams and structural elements, the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier has been reopened.
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May 2013
Resurface Concrete; Step-by-Step Guide
Learn how to renew your concrete with the QUIKRETE Concrete Resurfacer.
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April 2013
For Pleasure
Crews repair pier following hurricane.
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April 2013
QUIKRETE Helps Save a Garden Gnome
Hydraulic Water-Stop Cement used to make repairs.
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April 2013
Shotcrete Repairs and Stabilizes Failing Slope on Alcatraz Island
Quikrete supplied 131 bulk bags of Quikrete Shotcrete MS - Fiber Reinforced and 126 bulk bags of Quikrete Shotcrete MS for an Alcatraz Island restoration project.
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April 2013
How to Set Posts in Concrete
Set Posts in Concrete to Repair a Damaged Mailbox.
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April 2013
QUIKRETE highlighted in DIY Home Clinic section
How to select the proper mortar for your project.
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March 2013
QUIKRETE featured on Today’s Homeowner television show
Home improvement expert, Danny Lipford uses Fast-Setting Concrete to set post for fence.
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March 2013
QUIKRETE wins 2012 American Shotcrete Association award
CSX Pinkerton Tunnel named Outstanding Underground Project
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March 2013
QUIKRETE featured on Today’s Homeowner television show
Home improvement expert, Danny Lipford uses mortar to repair steps.
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March 2013
Pouring and finishing concrete like a professional
How-to video offers step-by-step instructions.
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March 2013
Historic Pier Restoration in Galveston, Texas
Facing the storms and tides to meet completion deadlines during QUIKRETE Shotcrete Application.
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February 2013
Zip & Mix Instant Mortar Repair from QUIKRETE
Last year QUIKRETE introduced their Zip & Mix Fastset Repair mortar which is basically concrete in a bag.
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February 2013
A shot at river restoration
The QUIKRETE MS - Fiber Reinforced was used to fill channels and create weirs to help return the Spokane River to its natural flow pattern in downtown Spokane, Wash..
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January 2013
QUIKRETE offers a positive opinion on new IBS/KBIS trade show
Coming Next Year: Supersize Builders’ Show.
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January 2013
QUIKRETE believes in annual industry event despite declining attendance
Builders’ Show Rebuilds Itself .
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January 2013
QUIKRETE shotcrete used in Spokane river concrete restoration project
Weirs improve water flow to reclaim natural geology and landscape.
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January 2013
QUIKRETE featured on the Today’s Homeowner radio show
Host Danny Lipford recommends QUIKRETE to caller.
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January 2013
QUIKRETE home improvement projects featured on The Eric Stewart Show
Using QUIKRETE Concrete Resurfacer to refurbish your driveway.
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Chad Corley
Director of Public Relations
The QUIKRETE® Companies
(404) 634-9100
(404) 808-9865
ccorley@quikrete.com