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Parking garages take a lot of wear and tear from vehicles, people, and the environment. Cars and trucks bring dirt, grease, and other grime into the garage where it begins to collect on the parking and walking surfaces. People leave behind trash and liquids that accumulate against walls and further adds to the grime on the parking surface.

Posted August 13, 2018

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Joint sealing is an important maintenance and upkeep task for commercial buildings, parking garages, and concrete surfaces. Anywhere that two pieces of material come together creates a joint, whether that’s sections of a concrete exterior of a building, sections of a parking garage floor, or sections of a concrete sidewalk.

Posted August 6, 2018

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Sandblasting can be a great way to clean a variety of surfaces, but a lot of people wonder if sandblasting will damage a building. The answer is…

Posted July 30, 2018

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Many years ago, buildings were primarily built with stone. But stone is heavy, must be transported long distances, and must be cut to size from a larger piece of stone. With the invention of concrete in 1849 came the ability to create building blocks of different sizes and shapes at the building location rather than hauling stone to the site.

Posted July 23, 2018

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Over time, mortar joints in a brick building can deteriorate and allow water to seep into your building. If left unchecked, water infiltration can cause significant damage over time.

Posted July 16, 2018

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Masonry restoration is a pretty broad category that includes cleaning, sealing, repairing mortar, and even tearing down and rebuilding sections of masonry. Basically, masonry restoration is any work on a building that’s already standing, as opposed to masonry work to actually build that building.

Posted July 9, 2018

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Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world, but it’s still a porous material that can be damaged by moisture, deterioration, chemicals, and weather.

Posted July 2, 2018

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Limestone is a beautiful and iconic stone that’s popular for buildings, walkways, stairs, patios, and pool and deck landings. It’s certainly a stone that can stand the test of time, but it also can stain, discolor, or be damaged due to dirt, grime, moisture, and deterioration.

Posted June 25, 2018

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Water can infiltrate a building in any number of ways—through a leaky roof, improperly sealed windows, cracks in the walls, or leaks from pipes inside the building. Anyone who has ever experienced a water infiltration issue knows how quickly water can cause major problems.

Posted June 15, 2018

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At some point in life, we’ve probably all experienced mold growing on food and maybe wood or other materials that have started to mold. But can mold grow on a hard surface like concrete?

Posted June 11, 2018

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