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Checking your building for damage after summer

By Jake Barnhart | Nov 11, 2019

Just about everyone knows that extreme heat is harmful to people. But did you know it can harm your commercial building too?

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Keeping water out of your historic buildings

By Jake Barnhart | Nov 4, 2019

Historic buildings provide their own set of challenges to owners. More codes apply to them. They’re harder to work on, and often require special materials and more expensive work. And because they’re older, issues tend to come with the territory.

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What exactly is sandblasting?

By Jake Barnhart | Oct 28, 2019

If you’ve ever seen someone wearing a respirator and blasting a nozzle at a surface outside, you’ve probably seen a sandblaster.

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Your commercial building’s paint matters

By Jake Barnhart | Oct 21, 2019

There are a dizzying variety of things you have to keep in mind when you’re trying to paint your commercial building.

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Three reasons why your masonry cracks

By Jake Barnhart | Oct 14, 2019

Was that crack there before?
When you walk outside your building, you’re struck by a long, narrow crack working its way down between the bricks or stone on the facade. Is it new? You don’t recall it being there before.

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Finding and fixing leaky windows

By Jake Barnhart | Oct 7, 2019

That water on the windowsill isn’t a good sign. If you’re taking a walk around your building and notice water around the window, it’s possible you have a leak you need to fix immediately.

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Matching color for masonry grout repair

By Jake Barnhart | Sep 30, 2019

Masonry grout repair is one of the most important parts of maintaining a building, particularly if that building is older. Tuckpointing, the process of cleaning out old mortar and replacing it with new, is something that needs to be done every few years to keep up structural integrity.

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Your post-summer commercial building maintenance

By Jake Barnhart | Sep 23, 2019

The summer’s almost over, and while the weather’s good it’s a great time to take a walk around and see what needs maintenance and repair. Are you prepared for the fall and the winter? Extreme summer temperatures can create problems for later, but if you’re prepared, you can get out ahead of any effects the weather can have and make things easier for yourself. Here’s what you need to look for at summer’s end.

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How do you keep your building structurally sound?

By Jake Barnhart | Sep 16, 2019

A lot of people think that once a building is up, their commitment to it ends. It’s done! The task is finished.

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Take the first step.

JK Industries, Inc. offers repair recommendations and free estimates so that you can make an educated decision for your situation. Call us today to set up an appointment, or fill out our online form. Whether you have a small leak or something bigger, we have a solution for you.

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