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


September 2020
Creating a World of Fantasy & Fun Through Pre-Blended Stucco
QUIKRETE® Shapes Zoo, Parks and Other Attractions
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August 2020
Making a Concrete Landscape Boulder with QUIKRETE®
DIY Project Serves Function While Blending into the Environment
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August 2020
Outdoor Home Fixes You Can Do in a Weekend
Crack Repairs with QUIKRETE®
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August 2020
Home Improvement Increases During COVID-19
QUIKRETE®, Home Projects Council Research Reveals Trend
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July 2020
Pothole Repair Made Easy and Inexpensive with QUIKRETE®
Asphalt Cold Patch Prevents Damage to You Vehicle
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July 2020
QUIKRETE® is Ideal for Outdoor Projects
Making Paths with Concrete is Easy with WalkMaker
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July 2020
QUIKRETE® Playsand Transforms Backyard Into a Beach
Essentials Steps for a Summer Vacation at Home
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July 2020
Weekend Outdoor Home Fixes Includes QUIKRETE®
Repairing Cracks in Concrete Patios and Walkways
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June 2020
Wrap QUIKRETE® in Vinyl for Large Concrete Stepping Stones
Sand-Topping Mix is Ideal for this DIY Project
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June 2020
Renew Old Concrete with QUIKRETE® Re-Cap®
Resurfacing is Easy and Costs a Fraction of Replacing

June 2020
Making DIY QUIKRETE® Candle Holders
Simply Pour Concrete in QUIK-Tube Forms
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May 2020
QUIKRETE® Address Unwanted Efflorescence
How to Prevent, Treat and Remove White Discoloration from Concrete
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May 2020
The QUIKRETE® Companies Turns 80
Celebrates Being “What America’s Made Of”
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May 2020
QUIKRETE® Stucco Can Get You Out of a Tight Spot
Pre-Blended Materials Help Navigate Multiple Level Projects
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April 2020
QUIKRETE® Partners with Contour Crafting on 3D Concrete Printing
Proprietary Process Put to Test on Future LA Housing Project
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April 2020
QUIKRETE® Wins American Shotcrete Association Award
Repair Material Provides Smooth Finish on Electric Plant Project
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April 2020
QUIKRETE® Delivers Concrete for Every Project Needs
Find Strength, Speed and Durability in Each Bag
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March 2020
QUIKRETE® Partners with Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Developing New Gen-Concrete for 3D Printing
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March 2020
Making QUIKRETE® DIY Concrete Planters
Calls for Countertop Mix and Liquid Cement Colors
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March 2020
QUIKRETE® Defines Field Testing Concrete Best Practices
Following Proper Procedures and Technique Can Save a Job
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February 2020
J.C. Gibson Plastering Turns to QUIKRETE® for Improved Performance and Efficient
Pre-Blended Stucco Delivered Through Silos Proves Invaluable
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February 2020
QUIKRETE® Provides Best Practices for Shooting and Testing Shotcrete Panels
Eliminate Timely and Costly Mistakes by Taking the Right Approach
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February 2020
The QUIKRETE® Companies Star on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Helping Transform Lives with New Homes for Local Heroes
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February 2020
QUIKRETE® Introduces New Trowel-Grade Re-Cap®
Versatile Repair Material with Bond 4x Stronger than Concrete
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February 2020
How to Make a Chic Plant Stand with QUIKRETE®
Spend Less than $15 on the Project
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January 2020
QUIKRETE® Drives New Industry Standards
Easy and Inexpensive DIY Project
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December 2019
QUIKRETE® Planters Made from Reusable Molds
Easy and Inexpensive DIY Project
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November 2019
QUIKRETE® FRS Dresses Up The Muny Theater
Stucco System Helps Cool the Crowd
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October 2019
How to Build a Fire Table with QUIKRETE® Top
Countertop Mix Delivers a Smooth, Flat Surface
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October 2019
Dressing Up an Outdoor Kitchen Island with QUIKRETE®
DIY Concrete Countertops Combines Beauty and Function
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September 2019
Hardware & Building Supply Dealer Awards QUIKRETE® Re-Cap® Golden Hammer
Concrete Resurfacer Recognized for Innovation, Shelf-Appeal and Value
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September 2019
QUIKRETE® Re-Caps Delivers Durable, Good Looking Results
Resuracing is an Attractive Option for Renewing Concrete
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August 2019
FYI Network Celebrates Rinker Pipe Dream
The Hit of International Construction Week
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August 2019
QUIKRETE® Ice Cream Candle Holders
Dress Up a Table with the Easy DIY Concrete Project
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August 2019
DIY Network Highlights QUIKRETE® Re-Cap™ from Builders’ Show
New Concrete Resurfacer Stars on “I Want That”
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July 2019
Decorating Concrete with QUIKRETE®
Liquid Cement Color and Stains Deliver Permanent Results
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July 2019
Landscaping Made Easy with QUIKRETE®
Add Curb Appeal with Beautiful, Durable Concrete Borders
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July 2019
QUIKRETE® Re-Cap® Named This Old House Top 20
Concrete Resurfacer Makes Annual List of Best New Products
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June 2019
QUIKRETE® Assists CUSTOM in Historic Preservation
Deck Mud Smooths Surface for Hearst Castle Pool Renovation
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June 2019
Make a Rolling Umbrella Stand with QUIKRETE®
Fast-Setting Concrete Makes It Easy and Fast
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June 2019
Making Concrete Piers with QUIKRETE® and a Plastic Bucket
QUIKTubes® Provide the Base for a Strong Foundation
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May 2019
Homeowner Turns to QUIKRETE® to Renew Patio
Home Improvement Expert Recommends Re-Cap

May 2019
Straighten Up Your Deck with QUIKRETE® Quik-Tubes®
Cardboard Forms Help with Strong Footings
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April 2019
QUIKRETE® and Pavestone Build Bunny Beach Bungalow
Fast-Setting Concrete and Panorama Pavers Star on Animal Cribs
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April 2019
The Can't Miss Address Thanks to QUIKRETE®
Concrete House Numbers Made of Fast-Setting Cement
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March 2019
Tiny Home Inside a Concrete Pipe Wins Design Contest
Rinker Materials Hopes to help Homeless
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March 2019
Renewing a Concrete Porch with QUIKRETE® Re-Cap
Resurfacing Overcomes Rain and Freeze-Thaw Damage
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February 2019
Owning a Home is No Pipe Dream
Rinker, AIAS and Architect Design Concrete Pipe Tiny Home
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February 2019
Large, Modern Patio Made of Cast QUIKRETE® Pavers
QUIKRETE® 5000 Helps Keep Cost to $6 Per Square Foot
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February 2019
QUIKRETE® Makes Casting Project Fast and Easy
WalkMaker Brings Concrete to Life
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January 2019
Renew Old Worn Out Concrete with QUIKRETE Re-Cap
Less Expensive Than Replacing a Driveway, Patio or Walkway
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January 2019
Huge Paver Patio Gives New Meaning to Lake Life
Built Using Pavestone, a Division of QUIKRETE
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January 2019
QUIKRETE Stucco Brings Entertainment Destinations to Life
Advanced Formula Pre-Blended Stucco Shapes Exhibits and Rides
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December 2018
QUIKRETE HELPS CONTRACTORS RESTORE CONCRETE
New Re-Cap Concrete Resurfacer Extends Surface Life
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December 2018
REPLACING A MAILBOX WITH QUIKRETE
Fast-Setting Concrete Sets in 20 Minutes
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December 2018
Making a QUIKRETE Stepping Stone Patio
Pouring Custom Concrete Less Expensive Than Buying Pavers
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October 2018
QUIKRETE Preserves Historic Concrete Bridge
Spray-Applied Shotcrete Project Wins Award
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October 2018
How to Make Creepy Concrete Pumpkins with QUIKRETE
Concrete Isn’t Scary to Use Even for Halloween
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October 2018
10 DIY Furniture Projects Made from QUIKRETE
Beautiful, Sturdy Tables and Benches Shaped from Concrete
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September 2018
Backyard Upgrade with QUIKRETE Patio
WalkMaker System Makes for Easy DIY Project
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September 2018
20 Easy QUIKRETE Projects
DIY Concrete Ideas for Everyone
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August 2018
Transforming an Outdoor Kitchen with QUIKRETE Countertops
DIY Pete Counts on Trusted 5000 PSI Concrete Mix
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August 2018
QUIKRETE Zip & Mix Recommended for Small Repairs
Attractive Alternative to Heavier Bags of Mortar
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August 2018
QUIKRETE Wins Packaged Concrete Innovation Award
Fast-Setting Mix Recognized by Industry Magazine
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July 2018
DIY Bar Serves Up QUIKRETE Countertop
Demonstrates Poured-in-Place Concrete
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July 2018
QUIKRETE WalkMaker Leads the Way
Homeowner Makes DIY Cobblestone Path
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June 2018
Drink Caddy Wins QUIKRETE One Bag Wonder
Function and Flare Found in Concrete Contest Entries
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June 2018
QUIKRETE Shotcrete Used on Award Winning Project
Shotcrete Association Recognizes Albertus L. Meyers Bridge
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May 2018
Installing Granite Fireplace Surround with QUIKRETE®
Apprentice Creates Strong Bond with Construction Adhesive
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May 2018
QUIKRETE® Lightweight Stucco Wins Industry Award
Named to Green Builder Magazine 2018 Hot 50 Products List
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May 2018
Renewing an Old Concrete Patio with QUIKRETE
WalkMaker Form Gives Appearance of Faux Flagstone
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May 2018
Custom Countertops with QUIKRETE
Pre-Blended Material Streamlines Project
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May 2018
Martha Stewart Shares QUIKRETE Casting Projects
Concrete Proves Versatile DIY Material for Beginners
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April 2018
QUIKRETE DIY Project Stars Guest Stars on Popular Show
Bucket Stool Demonstrates Value of Concrete
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April 2018
50 Products For Quick Fixes Around the House
QUIKRETE Concrete Resurfacer Recommended
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April 2018
Survey Reveals Five Home Improvement Personalities
Behavior and Attitudes Help Drive Projects Intent and Interest
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March 2018
Add Modern Flare to Bathroom with QUIKRETE
Make a Countertop Concrete Vanity
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March 2018
Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 Celebrates Masons
Skilled Workforce Remains Critical to Health of Industry
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March 2018
QUIKRETE Lightweight Stucco Sets Standard New for Wall Systems
Increases Project Quality, Efficiency and Profitability
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February 2018
Market Demand Drives Evolution in Mortar Colors
QUIKRETE Companies, Products and Services In Forefront
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February 2018
Home Improvement Expert Turns to QUIKRETE 2018 Trends
New Products Launched at International Builders' Show

January 2018
New QUIKRETE Lightweight Stucco Raises Bar on Sustainability
35% Lighter with IAPMO’S Uniform Evaluation Service ER-0455
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January 2018
Succulents Find a Home in QUIKRETE Countertop Mix
Make Beautiful, Durable Geometric Planters with Concrete
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December 2017
New QUIKRETE Advanced Formula Concrete Resurfacer Nominated as MIP
Added Bond Strength Key to Winning Prestigious Award
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November 2017
New QUIKRETE QUIKChat Delivers Real-Time Customer Service
Live Website Engagement Tool Available 24-7
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October 2017
Casting QUIKRETE House Numbers
Quick-Setting Cement Makes the Job Fast
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October 2017
DIY QUIKRETE and Metal Outdoor Endtable
Concrete Novice Finds Success with Casting Project
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September 2017
QUIKRETE Provides Best Practices for Cold Weather Plastering
Overcoming Temperatures, Humidity, Wind and Other Factors
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September 2017
QUIKRETE Recognized for Best DIY
Considered Exhaustive Resource for All Think Concrete and Masonry
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September 2017
Repairs Using QUIKRETE Shotcrete and Cathodic Protection
Proven for Bridge and Highway Rehabilitation
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August 2017
8 Backyard Projects That Start with a Bag of QUIKRETE
DIY-Friendly Coolers, Fire Pits, Benches and Tables
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August 2017
Professional Builder Magazine Recognizes QUIKRETE
Etching Stain and Concrete Mix Named Top 100 Products
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July 2017
Ghost Table Wins QUIKRETE Won Bag Wonder 2.0
Contest Reveals Creative Concrete Projects
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July 2017
10 Everyday Items that Create Unbelievable QUIKRETE Projects
Inspiration from Bowls, Bottle and even Legos
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July 2017
Rehabbing Faux Stone Steps with QUIKRETE
Creative Approaches to Crack Repair
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June 2017
Punch Up Your Patio with QUIKRETE and Pavestone
Danny Lipford Shares Several Easy and Affordable Options
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June 2017
QUIKRETE Shotcrete Key to Oregon Tunnel Restoration
772-Foot Dennis Edward Tunnel Restored
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June 2017
Historic Pittsburgh Bridge Modernized with QUIKRETE Shotcrete
505-Foot Rankin Bridge Concrete Piers Rehabilitated
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May 2017
Build a Fence with QUIKRETE Fast-Setting Concrete
No Mixing Required to Install the Posts
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May 2017
Home Projects Council Reveals Shopping Factors
QUIKRETE Offers Insight on What Drives Customers
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May 2017
QUIKRETE Customizes Mortar Colors
Matching Brick and Stone Provides Endless Design Possibilities
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April 2017
QUIKWALL Ideal for Building an Outdoor Grill Island
Surface Bonding Cement Is to Apply and Strong
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April 2017
Look Who’s Into Concrete
QUIKRETE Web Traffic Reveals Interesting Mix of Fans
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March 2017
No. 3 Dow Chevrolet Rides with QUIKRETE Fast-Setting Concrete
Iconic Red Bag Races in Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
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February 2017
QUIKRETE Highlights New Concrete Repair Products at World of Concrete
Project Demonstrations Effectively Showcase Features and Benefits
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February 2017
QUIKRETE Proud to Be American Made
Q-Max Stands as the Ultimate Concrete Mix
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February 2017
QUIKRETE Customizes Southlake DPS Training Center
Masonry Colors Designed to Match Intricate Stone and Brick
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January 2017
How to Paint an Epoxy Concrete Floor Coating
(Quikrete Example)
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January 2017
How to Build a Rock Solid Planter with QUIKRETE
Countertop Mix Provides Smooth Finish
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Chad Corley
Director of Public Relations
The QUIKRETE® Companies
(404) 634-9100
(404) 808-9865
ccorley@quikrete.com