News & Tips

Take Beautiful Photos of Your Concrete Project

September 16, 2021 By
As a concrete contractor you’re experienced with taking your customer’s requests and your vision to make your project look great. As with many projects, the work doesn’t end when the job does. Are you taking photos of your competed projects? Photos are such a vital tool in promoting your business. Whether using them in a... Read More

Enter Our 2021 Photo Contest!

August 2, 2021 By ,
Have you completed a stamped concrete project recently? Do you love what you created? Enter our photo contest for the chance to win a $150 gift card to Calico Construction Products. Three winners will be chosen! Bask in recognition and accolades from your peers while getting a little extra love on your website and social… Read More

Proline Magnetic Skins Are a Game Changer

December 15, 2020 By
Proline changed the future of the concrete industry with the release of their innovative Seamless Magnetic Pattern Concrete Stamps. In the few years we’ve carried these stamps, their popularity has skyrocketed and Calico customers haven’t stopped raving. Why? Proline seamless magnetic pattern concrete stamps get the job done easier and faster. Currently available in 12... Read More

Garage Trends to Watch In 2021

October 26, 2020 By ,
It’s safe to say that everyone is ready to leave 2020 behind. So, let’s take a glimpse into 2021 and discuss what’s going to be hot next year in the world of garages. Whether you’re a homeowner or a contractor, you’ll love these practical yet on-trend ideas. Trend #1: Garage Conversions Throughout the pandemic, homeowners... Read More

To Seal or Not to Seal Concrete

September 16, 2020 By ,
Not sure if you should use a sealer on your new concrete patio, driveway, or walkway? While it might be tempting to skip one more step, we highly recommend that you seal your concrete project! Whether it’s to enhance colors or to repel stains, sealers are a vital step in most concrete jobs. Concrete Sealers... Read More

Tips to Create the Perfect Outdoor Living Space

August 14, 2020 By
Have you been spending a lot of time in your backyard this summer? Yeah, us too! We’ve heard from many customers who are looking at upgrading a backyard space so we wanted to share some of our favorite ideas. Let’s get that backyard looking great!   Make shade Create a perfectly comfortable sitting area by adding... Read More