About Specialty Concrete Coatings | Gypsum Underlayment Dealer


Offering Elevated Concrete & Underlayment


From our office in Houston, TX.

Houston Gyp-Crete DealerSince the introduction of Ortecrete Type II to the industry in 1982 and the eventual purchase of the product by Maxxon Corporation, Specialty Concrete Coatings of Texas, Inc. (previously known as Ortecrete Corporation) has become a top gypsum underlayment dealer and installer and has built a reputation for setting the industry standards for quality and service.

Today, Specialty Concrete Coatings of Texas, Inc. is proud to be an authorized dealer of numerous underlayment and overlay products of Maxxon Corporation in Texas and Louisiana, and more in the near future.

As our reputation as an industry leader grew, so did our list of services. We have grown to not only be one the most recognized gypsum underlayment dealers in the country, but also a turnkey elevated concrete deck contractor, which includes installation of the best weatherproofing system available. We have also added acid stain and seal, rubber and epoxy overlays, and decorative concrete products as well.

Because we go the extra mile to ensure quality installations of elevated concrete decks, weatherproofing systems, and underlayments, we can take great pride in our work. Whatever your concrete requires, Specialty Concrete Coatings of Texas, Inc. has the experience, equipment and professionally trained crews to meet or exceed its needs.

Specialty Concrete Coatings Personnel:

Larry Ortega: Owner and President of Specialty Concrete Coatings of Texas, Inc. Involved in the gypsum underlayment industry for over 25 years. From the time he and his late father, Raymond Ortega, developed and marketed Ortecrete Type II across the country and to Puerto Rico, to the eventual partnership with Maxxon Corporation, Larry Ortega has been a major player in the role of gypsum underlayment as a reliable building material. Immersed in the construction industry from a young age, he offers a background that is well-rounded and extensive. Larry has also owned and operated a successful drywall contracting company, previously known as Discount Drywall Supplies, Inc.

Tracy Bowling: Vice President/Branch Manager of Specialty Concrete Coatings of Texas, Inc., and a Texas A&M graduate, has been involved in the construction industry his entire life. From his time as a jobsite superintendent then a project manager, Tracy has the experience. He first started with Specialty Concrete Coatings of Texas, Inc. as a branch manager for our Kansas City, Kansas operation. He took the business from scratch and turned it into a force in the market before he moved to his new position in Texas.

Stanley Sanders serves as quality control administrator for the company. During the days of the development of Ortecrete Type II, Stanley helped train and teach many of the largest gypsum underlayment contractors in the country today. He has the knowledge and experience to ensure your projects will be completed in a timely manner, and most importantly, safely and within specs.

Specialty Concrete Coatings Equipment:

Nationwide Specialty Concrete Coatings has over 50 trucks and 20 gypsum and concrete pumps and numerous trailers and specialty tools of the trade. Most importantly our fleet is mostly under two to five years old. Specialty Concrete Coatings has the equipment to complete you job in a timely and safe manner.