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Fall is the ideal time to prepare your facility for winter weather. Routine inspections of your building from roof to foundation now can prevent costly repairs in the future


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Fall is the ideal time to prepare your facility for winter weather. Routine inspections of your building from roof to foundation now can prevent costly repairs in the future

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Question Of The Week: How Can I Prepare My Facility For Winter?

Fall is the ideal time to prepare your facility for winter weather. Routine inspections of your building from roof to foundation now can prevent costly repairs in the future

Protecting Facilities Against The Elements

Shield the building envelope from damaging exterior forces with routine, preventive maintenance.

Penetron Helps Clear Utah Roads In Winter

Penetron crystalline technology provides the crucial protection concrete needs to resist the aggressive, chloride-rich environment of the Utah Department of Transportation’s new and expanded Cottonwood Maintenance Complex.

Winter’s Coming: Now’s The Time To Prepare Your Facility

Routine inspections of your facility from roof to foundation in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.

Friday Funny: What Could You Do With A Bag Of Concrete?

Most of us would be challenged to construct something more imaginative than a patio paver. Joey Eddington made a floating ghost table.

Concrete Tips For Flooring Success 

Here are some mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating, courtesy of National Flooring Equipment.
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Echelon Masonry Products Obtain EPDs

Oldcastle Architectural's Echelon Trenwyth CMU block and InsulTech wall system have obtained an Environmental Product Declaration under ASTM C90 guidelines for loadbearing concrete masonry.

Concrete Flooring by Concreate

Concrete Flooring is plank flooring that provides the performance of decorative concrete without the cost or complications of pouring a slab.

20,000 Plastic Spheres For JFK Performing Arts Center Expansion

The design incorporates long spans without the use of beams and lightens the structure by displacing approximately 30% of the concrete normally required for a comparable flat slab.

Bones And Shells Inspire Stronger Concrete

Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.

Four Types Of Concrete Damage And How To Address Them

The type of damage you see on your concrete is often a clue as to how it occurred in the first place. Proper diagnosing of the problem can help you determine how best to fix it, and how soon you need to address it.

Five Common Misconceptions About Concrete Floor Maintenance

To give maintenance professionals a better understanding of some of the key principles behind concrete floor maintenance, the IICRC has developed a list of commonly held misconceptions

Friday Funny: How Is A Building Like A Bowling Ball?

You may wonder how and why a building would have anything to do with a bowling ball, but the engineers out there will probably recognize the relationship fairly quickly.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Concrete Crack Up!

Is there a product or process that we can use to keep the smaller cracks from opening up farther and breaking up the concrete beyond repair?

Revisions To MasterFormat Announced

CSI and CSC have announced the 2011 updates to MasterFormat®, the tool used to organize construction documents for commercial, industrial, and institutional building projects in the United States and Canada.

MIT Research Focused On Concrete, Sustainability

MIT has announced the creation of the Concrete Sustainability Hub, a research center established in collaboration with the Portland Cement Association and Ready Mixed Concrete Research & Education Foundation.

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Sustainable Commercial Roofs | Reduce, Recycle & Reimagine Sustainability

Duro-Last Roofing Systems offer proven chemistry and decades of sound performance. As the commercial roofing industry’s leader in manufacturing prefabricated PVC roofing systems, Duro-Last produces roofing membranes with a history of providing long-term durability and watertight protection.