Bob Harris

Bob Harris is the founder of The Decorative Concrete Institute in Temple, GA. He has been installing decorative concrete for over 25 years. Bob is an accomplished concrete contractor, trainer, and author of three books and several videos on decorative concrete applications.

Listed below are some of the places and areas where Bob is featured on The Concrete Network.

Using Concrete in Your HomeWatch 5 videos to get ideas on using concrete in and around your home.
Concrete Product Tips and DemosWatch over 40 videos about using concrete stains, stamps, stencils, sealers, overlays, forms and more.
Decorative Concrete Tool Demonstration VideosWatch over 30 how-to concrete videos about the most popular decorative concrete tools and machines.
"Floor Me" Video Series68 videos showing Tips on Concrete Floor Design & Installation.
Expert Tips from Bob HarrisBob Harris offers a video series of expert tips on various concrete topics.
On the Road Again with Bob HarrisAn elaborate project involving multiple artisans produces a stunning erosion sink, concrete counters, and airbrushed graphics in concrete floors
Year-End ReflectionsHindsight advice on performing a balancing act between work and personal life.
Concrete Polishing 101 x2A step-by-step guide to taking your polished concrete floors to the next level with designs and graphics.
Listen Up! Good Listening Leads to a Successful Pool Deck RevampHow a cracked pool deck was transformed with a flagstone pattern and vine design.
Stepping It Up with Concrete Form LinersLearn how to take the look of your stairways to a new level using textured step liners.
Don’t Overlook Slip-and-Fall PreventionAvert potential lawsuits by following this advice on how to improve the slip resistance of stamped concrete.
A Teamwork Approach for Producing Polished ConcreteTo produce high-quality floor finishes, polishing contractors benefit by playing with all members of the construction team.
Concrete Polishing Equipment Buying TipsBefore you invest big money in a concrete floor grinder, be sure to listen, learn and ask the right questions.
When It Rains, It PoursIf you think planning is enough to ensure a successful project, think again - you never know when it will rain on your parade
Honing a Competitive ‘Edge’Tips for choosing the best equipment for edge polishing of concrete floors.
Restoring Terrazzo, the Venetian WayA behind-the-scenes look at how a team of skilled craftsmen in Venice restore ancient terrazzo to its original glory, from
Take Me Home, Country RoadA custom-engineered log cabin in West Virginia is built with materials expected to last more than a century, including stained concrete floors and countertops.
The Future of PolishingWhat does the future hold for polished concrete?
Defining Responsibilities on a Commercial Polishing ProjectLarge polishing projects are a team effort. Use this checklist to help determine the responsibilities of everyone involved and to establish accountability.
Circle Design Concrete OverlayA cement-based overlay with over 200 hand-cut and stained circles gives new life to a basement floor.
Bob Featured as Industry Leader on Concrete NetworkThis article was prior to him forming the Decorative Concrete Institute.
Concrete Floor Overlay Inspired by a Wall in VeniceBob getting wildly creative with theme-inspired decorative concrete at his own office.
Decorative Concrete Hall of Fame AwardsBob, along with 5 others, inducted into the Decorative Concrete Network Hall of Fame in 2010.
S-Curve AheadNavigating all the twists and turns of forming and casting an S-shaped countertop.
River Runs WildUnique elements are included in basement floor.
Cast AwayHere's a look at the challenges and rewards of a project involving more than a dozen cast-in-place concrete countertops.
Paladiano, New Line of Concrete Stamping ToolsHigh-quality concrete stamping patterns inspired by the textures, designs and history of locations around the world.
Illusions on ConcreteConcrete expert and well-known artist collaborate to create 3-D decorative concrete.
Cantilevered CountertopConcrete expert and well-known artist collaborate to create 3-D decorative concrete.
Creating Graphics on Concrete FloorsBob Harris shares his five favorite methods.
The Eight Commandments for Stamped ConcreteTo achieve the best results with decorative stamped concrete, adhere to these golden rules for good practice.
Demystifying DensifiersAn introduction to chemical hardeners and how they work to improve polished concrete.
Building a Super-Sized Taco BarA 65-foot-long precast concrete bartop for a Taco Mac restaurant ends up being a tall order, from