About Us

SS Specialties began With Seeing A Hole & Filling A Need.

When Doug Bannister initially began his career in decorative concrete in 1980 there was no real source of expertise to turn to. Instead of investing in a franchise operation, He took the path of trial and error, forging his expertise through the learning that comes from doing, making mistakes, but rarely making the same mistake twice. As the interest and demand for decorative concrete grew, Doug continued to find holes and opportunities to perfect techniques to fill the need – eventually perfecting the products themselves.

As the decorative market grew, Doug found the need for more diversified products, stains, overlays, countertops and vertical applications; he sometimes found there were not suitable products available, so he made his own. Occasionally he would discover a manufactured product which was just unreliable, so again