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The Concrete ProtectorExcellentThe Concrete Protector5.0 Based on 786 reviews fromSee all reviews review us onLois S. ★★★★★ Super great company. If you need training in this industry - this is the place! Top notch team.Response from the ownerThank you for your recommendation! We are happy to serve you and look forward to more collaboration in the future! Krystal H. ★★★★★ Great company and employees!Response from the ownerThank you for your kind words! We're delighted to hear that you had a positive experience with our company and employees. Customer satisfaction is our top priority, and we're grateful for your support. We look forward to serving you again in the future! Collin K. ★★★★★ Great people and had a great time while learning their techniques. I appreciate everyone who helped me learn and will be back. Dustin and Christy do a great job explaining and showing you step by step how to not make mistakes. Great speaker and does his thing to keep you engaged! Shawn welcomed us before we could sit and introduced us to the team, good vibes and a lot of knowledge the whole time. I’m also excited to do business and have my rep Brett along the way with me. Joe is the man and built a great company. I recommend everyone to see what they have to offerResponse from the ownerWow! We are absolutely thrilled to hear about your positive experience with us! It's fantastic to know that you had a great time learning our techniques and that our team, including Dustin, Christy, Shawn, and Brett, provided such valuable support and guidance. We strive to create a welcoming and knowledgeable environment for all our customers, and it's rewarding to hear that we've succeeded in doing so. Thank you for your recommendation, and we look forward to continuing to serve you in the future! Raymond C. ★★★★★ This is my 3rd year I attend this session. I learned new techniques and products. Staff very knowledgeable and helpfulResponse from the ownerGlad you could make time to join us a second time! We are always here for support whenever you need us!! Pamela B. ★★★★★ The class was everything I expected and more, the instructors were excellent. Im looking forward to building a long lasting relationship with Concrete ProtectoorsResponse from the ownerThank you so much for your wonderful review! We're delighted to hear that our class met and exceeded your expectations, and that you found our instructors to be excellent. Building a long-lasting relationship with you is exactly what we aim for, and we're excited to continue providing top-notch service and support. Shawn M. ★★★★★ Very informative great energy definitely industry leadersResponse from the ownerThank you for your kind words! We're thrilled that you found our session informative and energizing. Being recognized as industry leaders means a lot to us, and we're committed to maintaining that standard. Scott N. ★★★★★ Excellent training, well worth the time.Response from the ownerThank you, Scott! We appreciate those comments. We look forward to working with you, and celebrating success together! Nancy M. ★★★★★ After 2 years I returned to the training where I learned different methods and also learned how to improve my current methods I use to apply the different coatings.Response from the ownerWelcome back! We're thrilled to hear that you returned to our training session after two years. It's fantastic to know that you found value in learning different methods and improving your current techniques for applying coatings. Continuous improvement is key, and we're glad to have been a part of your journey. We're here to support you every step of the way! James M. ★★★★★ Very informative and professional people.Response from the ownerThank you, James! We appreciate that positivity. It's our pleasure to provide you with excellence in business. We look forward to working with you again. Sheri A. ★★★★★ Wonderful experience! Purchased materials to finish our office patio in Tuscany Slate...looking forward to seeing how it turns out!Response from the ownerThank you for choosing us for your patio project! We're thrilled to hear you had a wonderful experience. Tuscany Slate is a fantastic choice, and we can't wait for you to see the final result! If you have any questions or need assistance along the way, feel free to reach out. Wishing you a stunning patio transformation! 🌿🏡 Angel R. ★★★★★ I have been to many different types of training classes in my adult life. Most were boring, vague, training classes where I couldn't wait to leave. THIS TWO DAY CLASS IS NOT THAT! We were ALL hands on, doing sample test boards, we played with and worked with all of their products. It was so much fun and the best part is, if we hire a new guy, we can now send all of our new employees FREE. If we ever want to come back ourselves for more training, it is all FREE! We, here at Ace Handyman could not be more excited to use these products and equipment! Thank you so much Kathy, Dustin and all the other staff members, this was an amazing experience!Response from the ownerThank you for your fantastic feedback! We're so glad to hear that our training class exceeded your expectations and provided a hands-on, engaging experience. Offering free training for new employees and continuous support reflects our commitment to your success. We're excited to be part of Ace Handyman's journey! Cheers to many successful projects ahead! 🛠️🌟 Meka B ★★★★★ Very informative presentation with hands on opportunities to familiarize you with how to use the products. Love their willingness to explain techniques and tips to make it easier for you. If you think you’re interested in this type of work it’s a must! Worth the money, the drive, and the time.Response from the ownerThank you for your glowing review! We're delighted that you found our presentation informative. Our team is always eager to share techniques and tips to make your experience easier. Your endorsement means a lot, and we appreciate your support and look forward to your success! NOEL S. ★★★★★ Is being over 6 months ago that I signed up for the training there numerous times whereFor different circumstances could not attendAnd finally got some time to come from jersey to Ohio .so far this year the best decision ever made. Staff was amazing, very supportive,knowledgeable , respectful and helpful for all my questionsResponse from the ownerWe're so glad you made it to the training, and we appreciate your kind words! It's fantastic to hear that you found our staff supportive, knowledgeable, respectful, and helpful. If you have more questions or need further assistance down the road, don't hesitate to reach out. Wishing you continued success in your endeavors! G ★★★★★ It has been a pleasure to meet everyone, to learn, laugh, and actually do the work that I was in this class.Response from the ownerWe're delighted to hear you had a pleasurable experience! Learning, laughing, and hands-on work make for a memorable class. We're excited to work with you in the future, and know we are always here for anything you may need. Nathan L. ★★★★★ Class was great. Loved the hands on learningResponse from the ownerThrilled you enjoyed the class! Hands-on learning is our version of hitting the books, but with a hammer. We hope you're ready for success and a strong partnership! 📚🛠️ Zack G. ★★★★★ The course was very informative. Came representing my company Advantage Paint Services. Plan to send all future employees for the course!Response from the ownerThank you so much for your kind words! We're delighted to hear that you found the course informative. It's fantastic that Advantage Paint Services plans to send all future employees for the course. We look forward to being a valuable resource for your team's growth and success. Floyd The B. ★★★★★ Amazing class. It’s very informative and fun. I’ve been twice.Response from the ownerThank you for the 5-star review! We are always excited to receive the highest possible rating, and we are grateful you shared your opinion online! We look forward to serving you again. Amy B. ★★★★★ Very knowledgeable and informative! Really enjoyed all the hands on time as well!Response from the ownerThanks a bunch for your sweet words! We're thrilled you found the course knowledgeable and enjoyed the hands-on time. It's a class for grown-ups but with lots of learning toys! 🎓🛠️ We look forward to working with you in the future! Brian B. ★★★★★ Very informative hands on training!Response from the ownerThank you for your feedback! We're pleased to hear that you found the hands-on training very informative. We appreciate your dedication to professional development, and look forward to your continued success. Joe L. ★★★★★ Very educational.Response from the ownerI'm glad you found the training to be educational! If you ever have more questions or need guidance on anything, feel free to reach out. We're here to support your learning journey every step of the way! Martin H. ★★★★★ I have been doing business with the Concrete Protector for about two years now. They are a great resource for my business from Warrior grinding equipment, the training they provided, to the excellent products that they produce and sale. The key to the relationship and success, that they have helped me create, is my rep Ray James! It is a great resource to have a responsive rep that I can communicate with and can get me products quickly!Response from the ownerThank you so much for your loyalty and kind words! We're grateful to have you as a valued customer for the past two years. It's fantastic to hear that our Warrior grinding equipment, training, and products have been beneficial for your business. We truly appreciate your shout-out to Ray James for his responsiveness and support. We're here to continue providing excellent service, and if you ever need anything else, don't hesitate to reach out. Thanks again for choosing The Concrete Protector! Jason A. ★★★★★ Concrete Protector delivers professional grade equipment that helps each of our locations across the US get the job done. If you need any assistance with purchasing equipment or advice on best use for your equipment call Brett (Business Development) The shipping department is detailed and fast, Dustin (President) is amazing at machine demos and guidance, and Joe (CEO) is always looking to improve his products and company. Great guys to have in your corner!Response from the ownerThank you for your outstanding feedback! We appreciate your recognition of our team members. Having great clients like you inspires us to maintain our high standards. If you ever need further assistance, advice, or have additional requirements, don't hesitate to reach out. We're grateful to work with you and look forward to supporting your ongoing success! Mike L. ★★★★★ Great training, well worth your time!.Dustin and Chrissy made it fun and easy to learn.Response from the ownerThank you for your positive feedback! Dustin and Chrissy are dedicated to making the learning experience enjoyable and accessible, and we're delighted that you had a positive experience. We look forward to continuing to provide valuable and enjoyable training sessions. Froylan E. ★★★★★ I’m outstanded on the amount of great quality team work they established definitely can’t wait to do business with CP. 🙏Response from the ownerThank you for your positive feedback! We're equally excited about the prospect of doing business with you. We appreciate your enthusiasm and thanks again for considering The Concrete Protector! f2dautosales L. ★★★★★ This was a real good training so much information !!!!!!Response from the ownerThank you for your positive remarks! We enjoyed having you and look forward to working together in the future. Nathan B. ★★★★★ My partner and I throughly enjoyed working with the team to get trained on the Concrete Protecter products. Everyone was very knowledgeable about the product lines and their applications. We feel more equipped to continue using the products in the Kansas City area. I would recommend this training to anyone who is getting into doing decorative concrete!Response from the ownerAppreciate you joining us Nathan and excited t hear you had a positive experience at training. We are here for support anytime you need us! J D. ★★★★★ This is an awesome class to invest in if you want to elevate your skills and your business. We learned an incredible amount of information from an incredible team. With the way things are always updating, we will come to more classes to stay ahead of the game. Big Motion definitely plans on staying invested with CP and uploading our work as well as being a guest speaker in the future telling the newbies of how this class changed our future for the better.Response from the ownerThank you so much for your glowing review! It's fantastic to know that you gained an incredible amount of information from our team.We appreciate your commitment to staying ahead of the game, and we look forward to supporting your ongoing growth. We value your feedback and are excited about the prospect of your future success. Wayne H. ★★★★★ Best class everResponse from the ownerThank you, Wayne! We are grateful you chose The Concrete Protector for your training, and we can't wait to see where the knowledge and partnership takes you! Here's to your future success. Melissa L. ★★★★★ Concrete Protector is a great option for those looking to give their garage, driveway or basement a new look. With their exceptional work, they can transform any concrete surface into a beautiful and functional space. They are highly recommended for their quality and expertise in the field.Response from the ownerThank you so much for your positive review! We're thankful to hear that you consider The Concrete Protector a great option for transforming concrete surfaces into beautiful spaces. Your recommendation based on our exceptional work, quality, and expertise is truly appreciated. Thanks again for choosing The Concrete Protector! Tony S. ★★★★★ Shipping and receiving has fast friendly service! Brant is professional and knowledgeable when assisting customers.Response from the ownerWe may be biased, Tony, but we quite agree :) Thank you for your 5 star review of our company, as well as our team members. They work hard to make the classes valuable for you and your business. Thanks for attending and leaving us a great review! jerry S. ★★★★★ Great products and great people.... Hats off to Ruben. He has bent over backwards time and time again to walk me through every project I have questions on, and if I have problems he has answers right away. Nice dealing with a company were everyone on the team has the same goal.Thanks JerryResponse from the ownerThank you so much for your kind words! We're thrilled to hear about your positive experience with our products and team, especially Ruben. It's fantastic to know that he has consistently gone the extra mile to assist you with your projects and provide timely solutions to any challenges you've faced.Thanks again for your support, and we look forward to being of service in your future projects. Kevin R. ★★★★★ Great service, orders are always spot on and well organized. From the Sales support that we receive from Kathy to Brent in the warehouse preparing are orders, these guys always are willing to work with us to give our customers the best products and services available.Response from the ownerThank you so much for your kind words and positive feedback! We are thrilled to hear that you have been consistently satisfied with our service and that your orders have been accurate and well-organized. Providing excellent customer experiences is our top priority, and we're glad to know that we've been successful in meeting your expectations. Luke Z. ★★★★★ Ray is our sales rep he is great to work with and goes above and beyond to help us out. It is great to have the concrete protector guys to really have our back to make sure our business succeeds.Response from the ownerWe are honored that you drove so far to participate in the class, Luke! We strive to provide quality information to help you reach and crush your business goals! Thanks for taking the time to leave a great review. Kyle F. ★★★★★ Rick has went above and beyond in his efforts to educate myself and my help. He is what I need working for my company Thanks RickResponse from the ownerThank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with Rick. We're thrilled to hear that he has gone above and beyond to educate you and your team. It's always great to have someone who not only meets expectations but exceeds them.We'll make sure to pass along your appreciation to Rick. We look forward to continuing to be a valuable resource for you and your company. Jacob J. ★★★★★ Without a doubt some of the most knowledgeable and helpful sales team I have had the pleasure to work with. And it is always accomplished with a smile of their face. Shipping is always extremely fast and has always been exactly what is expected!Response from the ownerIt's wonderful to know that you've had a positive experience with our sales team. We take pride in delivering knowledgeable and helpful service with a smile, and we're thrilled that it aligns with our core values.Additionally, we're pleased that our fast shipping has consistently met your expectations. Thanks again for choosing us! We look forward to the opportunity to continue serving you. Steve B. ★★★★★ So my company has been working with The Concrete Protector for approximately 6-7 years now. I can honestly say that our company wouldn’t be where it is today without their help. My business development partner Brett Pettiford has been a tremendous blessing to me professionally and personally. I can’t thank him enough for all he does.The CEO of the company, Joe Quick has mentored me and been a great friend as well. While I can’t thank everyone enough and I hope I don’t forget someone a big thanks goes out to LJ, Dustin, Isaac, Rick, Kathy, Rueben, Kristina, and Krissy. I’m sure I’ve forgotten someone’s name, my apologies.Response from the ownerThank you so much for your heartfelt review and long-standing partnership with The Concrete Protector! We are truly honored to have played a part in your company's growth over the years.It's wonderful to hear that Brett Pettiford has been a tremendous blessing. We appreciate your acknowledgment of the mentorship and friendship provided by our CEO, Joe Quick. We're also grateful for the recognition of our dedicated team members. Your kind words mean a lot to us.Thanks again for your trust in The Concrete Protector! SupremeCrete ★★★★★ Great customer service when picking up product, as always!Response from the ownerAppreciate you taking time out of your busy schedule to join us Kevin!! Brent E. ★★★★★ I was encouraged Brent was helpful Carrie sold me stuff and was a blessing-Andy Drummond contractorIndiana, USAResponse from the ownerThank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with us. We're thrilled to hear that Brent provided the encouragement you needed and that Carrie not only assisted you with your purchase but also became a blessing in your journey.It's always our goal to support our customers, and we're delighted that our team members could make a positive impact on your experience. If there's anything more we can do for you or if you have any further questions, feel free to reach out.We appreciate your business and look forward to continuing to serve you. Rick G. ★★★★★ I'm leaving a review for Brett my business manager. LevelUp Design Ltd has been in business for 3 months. We have tackled several jobs and many on the way. Brett has been key in providing estimates, knowledge, and tips. If i ever have any questions he is right there to help. A+for you. Looking forward to many more years of businessResponse from the ownerThank you for sharing your positive experience with us. We take great pride in offering thorough and hands-on training that truly benefits our participants. We are grateful for your positive feedback. Aaron B. ★★★★★ Great training! Amazing instructors who are very knowledgeable and truly care about thier trainees. Definitely recommend any one interested in the industry to sign up for training!Response from the ownerWe're so glad to hear you had a great training experience! Our amazing instructors take pride in sharing their knowledge and genuinely care about our trainees' success. Thank you for the recommendation! enrico B. ★★★★★ I absolutely love working with Concrete Protectors. I don't know what I would do without my rep Ray. He has helped me through a lot of tough situations. Not only does concrete protectors have great products, but they also have 5 star service for their contractors.Response from the ownerThank you Enrico! David R. ★★★★★ I have been working with Brett at The Concrete Protector for 4 years. From the initial training class through business development he has always been willing, able, and available to help. It does not matter if we are working on a small residential patio or a several hundred thousand square foot commercial project. The enthusiasm, willingness to give timely advice is always there. A few months ago we completed a very large project for one of the nations biggest defense contractors under heavy scrutiny from several engineers. Through Brett we were able to design specialty coatings that not only function better but also were able to cut costs by many tens of thousands dollars. I can truly say our business would not be where it is today without Brett from The Concrete Protector.Response from the ownerWow, thank you for sharing your remarkable experience! We're honored to have been part of your journey for the past 4 years. It's fantastic to hear that Brett has consistently provided invaluable support, from initial training to business development. The success of your projects, including the significant cost savings on a large-scale endeavor, is truly commendable. We're grateful for your partnership and look forward to many more years of shared success! Gregory D. ★★★★★ The Concrete Protector is a great place! Very friendly people and the sales reps were awesome. Vegas location is clean and organized.Katie ★★★★★ Love Concrete Protrctor products. Jj in Vegas is super helpful!William R S. ★★★★★ JJ is the best! Very knowledgeable and super friendly!christian O. ★★★★★ JJ provided exceptional service and was incredibly helpful. I wholeheartedly recommend their services!Dallan B. ★★★★★ JJ is awesome in Las Vegas! Awesome to work with and always has our orders ready to go to pick up. We drive 2 hours for his quality service and to save on shipping.kael B. ★★★★★ Jj is the best!!!Joshua P. ★★★★★ JJ was extremely helpful and understanding of my concerns.Renew Cleaning S. ★★★★★ JJ is awesome always working hardtyler R. ★★★★★ JJ was very helpful and knowledgeable. Made our check out process easy and enjoyable.Cody S. ★★★★★ JJ was great!Very knowledgeable and helpful.Will be coming back here again.Highly recommended!Jason “jablaze818” A. ★★★★★ JJwas awesome thanks!JM N ★★★★★ JJ was awesome and friendly. He treated me nice and offered me water while I worked on his forkliftOlivia P. ★★★★★ JJ!!River D ★★★★★ JJ was fantastic and helpful.LISA H. ★★★★★ JJ was very helpful in recommending the ideals for my garage floor . Answered all my questions . I will definitely be back . Best customer service I have had in a long time will definitely let all my friends and family know , thank you JJ for all your helpDaniel P. ★★★★★ JJ had great customer service. I was very pleased. I would recommend my family and friends.Michelle A. ★★★★★ Jj was so amazing, friendly, efficient!Im so glad I went with the concrete protector, especially because JJ was so helpful.Ryon V. ★★★★★ Communication with JJ is always on point. He always keeps us in the loop when we place orders all the way to receiving products. JJ is a pleasure to work with.Tashinia B. ★★★★★ Always great customer service and great product knowledge!Adrian A. ★★★★★ JJ is the man. Always nice to me when I come in.Trash P. ★★★★★ JJ was very helpfulDomonique O. ★★★★★ Five stars!!! Nothing less. I was satisfied all across the board. JJ was extremely helpful. I’ll definitely refer my family and friends.Monica C. ★★★★★ JJ is hands-down, the best sales person I’ve ever dealt with. He’s always got everything ready when I pick up and he goes above and beyond to help in every wayAnthony ★★★★★ Jj was very helpful and knowledgeable when it came to helping us get the right materials for our projectJuan R. ★★★★★ JJ is a friendly person in the warehouse. I am Juan from Forward Air.Fernando A. ★★★★★ JJ was great thank you👍lisa L. ★★★★★ Was a great place to visitWith JJ Difillippodawn R. ★★★★★ Thank you JJ for the help. You did a great job.Mark A. ★★★★★ JJ is absolutely amazing and very professionalMark A. ★★★★★ facility is clean and organized. JJ prepped my order and everything with epoxy project worked out great! Thanks for the help JJ!Tabitha ★★★★★ great customer service at the vegas location! got me everything i needed and answered all my questions!Laurie D. ★★★★★ JJ was very helpful to me in answering all my questions . Very polite and I would recommend him to anyone who is looking to get the product to do the job right .Gregg Di F. ★★★★★ JJ was awesome he has such a great attitude and knew exactly what I wanted! Great customer service!Jorge H. ★★★★★ Good serviceTracy D. ★★★★★ JJ is very helpful and friendly. Their product out of the Vegas office is great.Rico M. ★★★★★ J J is a very nice guy I work for FedEx freight. Every time I come here J J. Is very helpfulJohn D. ★★★★★ Place was very convenient to get to, when I got there I was greeted by a young man named JJ. He Was very polite and very informative answered all my questions… I will be sharing my experience with my coworkers and friends. Thanks JJ.Mike R. ★★★★★ Jj is the man ! From day one he has helped us with anything . I’m blessed he is part of the company thank you brother !!!Delbert S. ★★★★★ Dustin and Chrissy were awesome! Very knowledgeable and it wasn’t boring! I learned a bunch in 2 days!Lauren C. ★★★★★ The Concrete Protector Training Course was Awesome! It was well worth our trip coming from Hawaii. Dustin, Chrissy, and all the warrior team was so informative during the 2 day course. The course had a quick info session, live demo, participation, hands on training, equipment intro, food, and prizes. There was even a ceremony at the end with your certificate of completion. Chrissy literally made it entertaining for us :) If anyone is interested in the course, it is worth your time! Thank you to all the warrior team for taking your time to give us the opportunity like this to get to meet you in person and everything you all did for us during the training. Thank so much!!!Leander R. ★★★★★ What else is there to say…easy peasy. Love the stuff.Response from the ownerThank you Leander!! FERNANDO M. ★★★★★ Great place to learn, great staff, Chris & Dustin are the best!Response from the ownerThank you Fernando for the kind 5-star review! Gary B. ★★★★★ Had a great experience continuing my decorative concrete education with Concrete Protector. Dustin, Chrissy and Brett walked us through product demo, techniques, tip and tricks that we can apply on the job. Found the two day training worthwhile.Response from the ownerThank you so much Gary for the kind review! Our team is ALWAYS here for you with any questions or concerns you may have! We strive to provide only the best to help you grow an INCREDIBLE BUSINESS!!! Roberto R. ★★★★★ Excelente experienciaResponse from the ownerThank you Roberto! Antonio O. ★★★★★ Muy buena experiencia, la clase está completa y todas las herramientas son geniales y sobre todo los instructores son muy buenas personas y te contestan todas tus preguntasResponse from the ownerThank you so much Antonio for the kind review! If you ever have any more questions, please let us know! Gregory C. ★★★★★ I’m very happy that I attended the class through Concrete Protector! I have learned so much throughout the class and it has given me a boost of confidence to go out and apply everything that I’ve learned.Response from the ownerThank you so much Gregory for the kind review! It was a great pleasure to have you at training last week! Lizzz L. ★★★★★ Great experience.Wish the class was a bit longer with more hands on. Over all training experience was awesome.Response from the ownerThank you Lizzz!! Alex H. ★★★★★ Las vegas training was successfully, put me one step forward towards my goal ,and the confidence to star my own projects, 10/10 i would recommend learn lots of new thing’sResponse from the ownerIt was a great pleasure to have you at training Alex! We are always here to help ensure that our contractors receive top-notch service from the beginning! If you need anything, please let us know!! js_loader

Free Decorative Concrete Training

Unlock your creativity with The Concrete Protector's free decorative concrete training classes. Learn the art of transforming ordinary concrete surfaces into stunning works of art. Our comprehensive training program covers various techniques, including stamping, staining, and epoxy coatings. Whether you're a contractor looking to expand your skills or a DIY enthusiast wanting to revamp your space, our expert instructors will guide you every step of the way. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to enhance your knowledge and master the art of decorative concrete. Sign up for our free decorative concrete classes and training today!

The Concrete Protector
1221 Stewart Rd
Lima, OH 45801

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Howard Johnson by WYNDHAM

Upcoming Classes in 2024 

March 13 & 14 (coatings only)

April 10 & 11 (coatings only)

May 22-24 (coatings & polishing)

June 12 & 13 (coatings only)

July 17 & 18 (coatings only)

August 7 & 8 (coatings only)

$299 deposit returned in products of your choice holds your seat. Limited spaces are available. Make your reservation now.

2-day training class hours are 9am - 5pm each days. If a third day is included, the hours for the additional day are 9am-3:30pm.

*Free training to use our products and equipment.

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