Decorative Concrete Institute

Bob Harris

Consulting • Education • Installation • Training

About The Decorative Concrete Institute

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The Decorative Concrete Institute continues to provide consulting, education, installation and training to marketplaces across the United States and Internationally. DCI places its focus on Architects, Artists, Concrete Finishers, Faux Finishers, General Contractors, Interior Designers, Ready Mix Producers, etc. to bring them knowledge and offer advice on the demands of Interior and Exterior Architectural Design.

DCI has worked with and continues to work with a diverse range of industry professionals catering to the individual needs of each project focusing on products and designs that are conducive to the particular environment they are working in. DCI consults with on-the-job applications and installations and provides the technical expertise to complete jobs successfully.

DCI offers different levels of workshops and training to accommodate each student’s needs, from the beginner to the advanced installer. The Decorative Concrete Institute offers to the professionals not only on-the-job training, but classroom knowledge of cutting-edge products and techniques that are available in the industry. Some of the topics covered in the curriculum include proper surface and floor preparation, faux finishes, design layout, decorative scorecutting, and staining techniques. Other topics covered include sand blasted and engraved graphics, concrete stenciling and stamping, and countertops that will enable the students to provide their consumer with successful turn-key projects. Hands-on training is a key factor at the Institute. Students apply the knowledge they have learned in the classroom to designing, installing, and completing actual projects.

On occasion special featured guests are invited to DCI to share their knowledge in their fields of expertise, such as artists, faux finishers, demos from floor preparation companies, along with writers and editors from magazines within the industry.

Come experience time-tested training in a fresh, new environment with no limitations.

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