Intertech’s Mark Jones Named to ABC Board

Kudos to our own Mark Jones, vice president of Intertech Commercial Flooring’s San Antonio operations, who has been elected to the board of directors of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. South Texas Chapter. Jones joins the 20-member board in January, which is charged with setting the organization’s strategic direction, overseeing the overall organization and ensuring business efficiency and mission…

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Developing Austin’s Workforce with the Help of a Good Friend

By Bill Imhoff If you‘ve ever been in the job market in Austin, or been in the market for hiring a great employee, there’s one person you really should say a thank you to even if you’ve never met. That’s Alan Miller, who announced last week that he’s soon to retire from his job as…

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Check Out Our New Website!

Promoting flooring education has been a part of the Intertech culture from our very beginnings more than 25 years ago. So when we set out to revamp our website this year, we knew we wanted a site that would be loaded with educational resources that help designers, contractors, installers and end users be wise flooring…

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What’s the Answer to Overnight Concrete Pours?

There’s been no shortage of chatter in the Austin press over downtown construction concrete pours recently. As high-rise residences proliferate across the Central Business District, residents are frustrated with noisy and bright overnight concrete pours at neighboring construction sites. Yet, daytime concrete pours on these large projects add to downtown’s already heavy congestion and create…

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Intertech Flooring Endowed Travel Scholarship in Interior Design To UTSA Student

As an aspiring interior designer, University of Texas at San Antonio student Michelle Fuentes recently had a unique opportunity to see and hear about the latest design trends from the industry’s leading experts, thanks to a scholarship from Intertech Flooring. The $10,000 Intertech Flooring Endowed Travel Scholarship in Interior Design annually funds a scholarship for…

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Intertech is Changing Spaces and Changing Lives

As a commercial flooring company, Intertech Flooring is known for changing commercial spaces with award-winning flooring expertise, so when we recently had an opportunity to not only help change a space but also change a life, we couldn’t resist. Unlike our typical projects, this one was a residential remodel; the end user, not our typical…

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Tobin Center for the Performing Arts- San Antonio A Standing Ovation, Please.

Three of our recent projects took home top honors in the 17th Annual Starnet Design Awards, one of the flooring industry’s most prestigious competitions to recognize the best and brightest in flooring design.  The Starnet awards are the flooring industry’s version of the Academy Awards! This is the third in our series showcasing these exciting projects.  …

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San Antonio Team Makes Headlines

We were honored to have Intertech’s innovative – and award-winning –  work in San Antonio make the headlines this month in San Antonio Construction News.  CN noted that Intertech is making its mark in the San Antonio market with numerous projects using its Supercap pump truck which is changing the game for concrete application and…

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25th year celebration and rapid growth

Bill Imhoff’s interview with Kemp Harr, editor and publisher of Floor Focus Magazine Bill Imhoff, President and CEO of Intertech, and Kemp Harr, discuss Intertech’s 25th year celebration event that was held in 2013 in Kyle, Texas. Listen to the interview to hear more about Intertech, their market conditions and a few of their focus…

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Keeping the Dirt Off

Intertech Flooring’s Guide to Carpet Care A consistent, well-planned maintenance or vitalization program prolongs carpet life and decreases environmental footprint and life cycle costs by removing soil and stains before carpet damage can occur. On average, for every 1,000 employees, approximately 26 pounds of dirt is tracked into a typical commercial facility each month. Preventing…

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Cleaning Up Others’ Messes – Part Three

Floor Finishes: Cleaning Up Others’ Messes By Rick Kercheval, Intertech Director of Surface Analysis and Solutions Our concrete specialists are often called upon to fix others’ mistakes in dealing with moisture issues. And while there have been a few instances where we declined the request – recognized alkali–silica reaction (ASR) and suspected concrete contamination, to…

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The One Step You Don’t Want to Skip – Part Two

Floor Finishes: The One Step You Don’t Want to Skip By Rick Kercheval, Intertech Director of Surface Analysis and Solutions When the Intertech concrete solutions team is called into assess flooring failure due to moisture, we often find it occurred following either poorly run testing – or worse yet, no testing at all – prior…

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Doing Things Right the First Time – Part One

Floor Finishes: Doing Things Right the First Time. By Rick Kercheval, Intertech Director of Surface Analysis and Solutions Consider this typical – and all-too-frequent — scenario: A local high school installs new flooring in its gym. Less than two years later, the new gym floors are starting to blister. The building contractor and design architect…

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Time-Saving Technology

The Most Important Time-Saving Technology in Construction – We have it. It is true – as the exclusive provider of Latricrete SUPERCAP in Texas, Intertech Flooring is revolutionizing the way concrete floors are poured. By combining the power of the pump with the next generation of self-leveling materials, Intertech’s SUPERCAP is delivering proven performance and…

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Considering Access Flooring?

Access floors have come of age. In the 1960s, raised access floors were a necessary evil for main frame computer rooms. Today, they have become a flooring option of choice for businesses of all types seeking energy efficiency and flexibility. We hate to brag, but it’s true: No Texas flooring company can boast the access…

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Preparation First Step to Any Flooring Project

Being prepared for a floor installation project is the best way to ensure your project will flow smoothly and with the least amount of disruption to the overall construction schedule. Prepping your floor to mitigate moisture problems is a key step, and one in which Intertech has extensive experience. In fact, our techniques were profiled…

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