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Hail’s impact on stucco and EIFS

By Jake Barnhart | Feb 17, 2020

Hail is one of the greatest dangers to any structure in the Great Plains. The hailstorms that can crop up during the winter can damage any exterior surface, but stucco and EIFS are in particular danger.

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Guard your building against winter weather

By Jake Barnhart | Feb 10, 2020

Winter weather in the Great Plains is hard to predict. As anyone who’s lived in the region for long knows, you can leave the house in the morning in a T-shirt and have to thaw the car out to get home. Freezing precipitation and wild temperature swings make winter a dicey prospect.

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Know when historic brick needs renovation

By Jake Barnhart | Feb 3, 2020

Brick is one of the most durable and ancient building materials in human history. It came into being around 6,000 years ago and has survived largely unchanged to the present day. So it’s no surprise that so many historic buildings are still made of brick, especially in areas where clay was common.

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How to find roof and building leaks quickly

By Jake Barnhart | Jan 27, 2020

There’s a hidden killer lurking around your commercial building. It goes hunting around the exterior, probing the roof, the doors, the windows and every nook and cranny hunting for a way in. When it discovers an entry point, it strikes, shredding its vulnerable prey and leaving devastation in its wake.

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Corrosion & preventative parking garage maintenance

By Jake Barnhart | Jan 20, 2020

A parking garage is a great investment, but an expensive one, as anyone who owns one can attest. Construction costs are high and and if a parking garage is badly maintained, the costs can spiral out of control and the building becomes a hazard.

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How do you clean exterior stucco?

By Jake Barnhart | Jan 13, 2020

Stucco is a classic building material for a reason. It’s beautiful, durable and contributes a great deal to a building’s overall aesthetic.

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How to remove biological stains

By Jake Barnhart | Jan 6, 2020

Staining is one of the most common maintenance problems you’ll run into on your building’s exterior. With a huge array of causes and treatments, stains are both ubiquitous in nature and varied in their solutions.

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Use urethane on your plaza and parking decks

By Jake Barnhart | Dec 30, 2019

Plaza decks and parking decks see a lot of traffic—one from feet, the other from vehicles. You’re already aware that natural weathering is a problem for outdoor concrete surfaces, but it’s even more of a problem when there’s weathering from other influences like traffic. But you don’t have to worry with one simple tool: urethane coating.

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Fix deteriorated concrete

By Jake Barnhart | Dec 23, 2019

Concrete is a fantastic building material. It’s easily formed, mixed and transported. It’s durable, structurally sound and capable of a wide range of engineering purposes. But what it isn’t is permanent.

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