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While the life cycle of a typical parking garage deck coating is five years, facility managers can extend that life under certain conditions.


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While the life cycle of a typical parking garage deck coating is five years, facility managers can extend that life under certain conditions.

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Parking Deck Coatings: The Five Year Rule

While the life cycle of a typical parking garage deck coating is five years, facility managers can extend that life under certain conditions.

North Kansas City Hospital Displays 20-Foot Wreath

Western Specialty Contractors installed the 1,000-pound, lighted wreath on the hospital’s façade, and offers tips on how to safely install your own holiday decorations.

Free Checklist For Parking Garage Conditions

A visual guide and checklist document from Western Specialty Contractors helps facility management to identify and track damage to components of parking structures.

Protecting Stadiums From Elements, Wear And Tear

Restoration experts Western Specialty Contractors recommend routine maintenance to extend stadium life and protect fans.

Roofing Maintenance: Five Questions To Ask

A trio of experts discuss roofing issues their facility management customers are most concerned about, and questions they ask about maintaining their roofs.

Historic Bell Tower Restored At Little Rock, AR Church 

Restoration experts with Western Specialty Contractors used a stippling method to match the bell tower's original terra cotta appearance.

3 Ways To Improve Property Inspections

Routine property inspections can provide valuable information to help facility management make more informed decisions when maintenance planning.

Spring An Ideal Time To Clean Building Facades, Survey For Damage

Spring is an ideal time for facility managers to survey their buildings and structures for damage that may have resulted from winter weather.

Free Property Inspections And Maintenance eBook

Western Specialty Contractors makes the complex maintenance process simple with its new eBook, “Property Inspections – The Critical First Step.”

In Ice And Snow, Parking Structure Maintenance

Minimize damage to parking structures during the winter months, and keep drivers safe.

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.

Spring Cleaning Building Facades

As cold weather begins to abate, conduct inspections to ensure building envelope integrity and appearance are up to par.

Western Specialty Contractors Launches National Account Program

New program provides national and regional property owners and managers with a single-source for all of their building and structure exterior repair, restoration needs.

Museum Roof Beneath St. Louis’ Historic Gateway Arch Gets Overhaul

The restoration/waterproofing work is part of a multi-phase project to expand and renovate the underground museum, plus renovate the grounds surrounding the Arch.

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.

Catching Problems Early Key To Parking Structure Maintenance

Protecting your facility's parking structure from the constant onslaught of environmental stressors and wear-and-tear comes with its own set of challenges.

Seven Tips For Keeping Workers Safe From Heat-Related Illnesses

Summer often brings extreme heat: Here's how to keep outdoor workers safe, courtesy of Western Specialty Contractors.

Preventive Maintenance For Roofing And Exteriors

Facility management extends asset life with a two-step approach to preventive maintenance: inspection, followed by execution.

Rainscreens: One Approach To Moisture Protection, Added Insulation

Designed to deter rainwater intrusion into exterior walls and to protect the building envelope, rainscreen technology is a choice for facility executives who desire a "stylish raincoat" for their structures.

Five Signs Your Parking Structure Needs Maintenance

Catching problems early, making repairs is key to proper parking structure maintenance. Here are five signs a parking garage is suffering from the constant onslaught of environmental stressors and wear-and-tear.

Aon Center Sealant Replacement Project Wins National Award

The facade sealant replacement project took Western Specialty Contractors four years and 100 miles of silicone sealant to complete.

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