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The difference between concrete and cement

By Jake Barnhart | Jan 7, 2019

Concrete and cement are two words that are sometimes used interchangeably, but they are actually very different things. Let’s take a look at the difference between concrete and cement.

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Why you might need concrete sealer

By Jake Barnhart | Dec 31, 2018

Concrete is a very strong material that has the potential to last many generations. Like anything else, however, it requires the proper maintenance and care to reach that potential. Sealing concrete can help extend its life and protect it from staining and other damage.

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How does EIFS work?

By Jake Barnhart | Dec 17, 2018

EIFS is the acronym for Exterior Insulated Finishing System, which is a synthetic finish applied over foam sheathing. This exterior wall finishing system is a non-load bearing finish that gives the exterior a stucco-like appearance. There are currently two types of EIFS systems in use: a barrier type and a water-managed version.

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The effects of cold weather on concrete

By Jake Barnhart | Dec 17, 2018

Concrete is one of the most versatile and cost-effective construction materials available. It’s used in commercial buildings, sidewalks, roads, bridges, and much more. While it’s common to see traditional gray concrete, it can also be stained many different colors to create a different look for floors or buildings.

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When should you use sand blasting?

By Jake Barnhart | Dec 10, 2018

Sandblasting is an effective way of cleaning any hard surface quickly and completely. But it’s also known by another name—abrasive cleaning. Similar to power washing, sandblasting is the use of sand or another granule with high-pressure air to remove grime, paint, or even wall coverings like stucco from brick, concrete, or other hard surfaces.

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Can tuckpointing be done in winter?

By Jake Barnhart | Dec 3, 2018

Tuckpointing is an important part of routine maintenance for brick buildings. It helps keep the exterior of the building looking its best, plus it helps maintain a watertight exterior for your commercial building.

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Will sandblasting remove rust?

By Jake Barnhart | Nov 26, 2018

The short answer is yes, sandblasting is an effective method for removing rust. However, there are several things to remember when sandblasting to remove rust.

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The basics of concrete restoration and protection

By Jake Barnhart | Nov 19, 2018

Concrete is an extremely common artificial material used in buildings, parking garages, and much more. As such, it’s important for people who own and maintain such facilities to understand the basics of concrete, including restoration and protection.

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Maintaining your parking garage

By Jake Barnhart | Nov 12, 2018

Parking garages, like any other structure, need to undergo regular inspections and maintenance in order to stay in proper working order.

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