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  • Win work from community colleges by meeting their…

    Higher education learning facilities are in high demand which means more opportunities for work within this sector. Both…

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  • Cementitious Urethane: Why Your Floor Needs It

    Cementitious Urethane (CU) is a coating technology that has years of proven durability behind it. It is used in industrial facilities which have concrete floors and need a monolithic flooring surface. Monolithic (seamless) floor finishes provide outstanding performance with respect to physical abuse, as well as excellent chemical and bacterial resistance.

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  • Powder coatings protect troops and the environment

    PPG Industries received a federal grant to develop a powder-based, chemical-agent resistant topcoat for use on military…

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  • Condensation, Corrosion and Coatings

    Condensation is a constant nuisance in any facility or mechanical setting where there is a situation in which humidity is drawn from the air and collects on the surface of materials in place. This will happen when the material’s temperature is below the environment’s dew point.

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  • Painting the Golden Gate Bridge

    Every structure, big or small, needs maintenance every once in a while. We’ve already covered how scheduling conflicts can make this necessary process difficult to accomplish. So, imagine that the structure you’re in charge of maintaining is none other than the iconic Golden Gate Bridge! Talk about scheduling conflicts.

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  • New Maintenance Needs Spur a Hybrid of Industrial…

    High performance industrial coatings are used to protect large scale infrastructure. These include corrosion resistant coatings and concrete coatings, amongst others. They protect bridges and industrial floors from corrosion, abrasion and chemicals.

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  • Will a White Roof Reduce the Energy Bills in Your…

    Dark colors tend to accumulate heat, which is why people tend to stick to light colors during the warmer months of the year. Yet many roofs in America are made with dark tar. This only increases the internal temperature of the structure it’s on.

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  • Polished Concrete is Not a Contradiction in Terms!

    If you look carefully, you will notice that many industrial and commercial businesses are opting for polished concrete, foregoing traditional flooring options such as tile, carpet or concrete coatings. The process involves the application of hardeners to the surface and then mechanical polishing to achieve the shine. It can be done to new or existing concrete, as long as the surface has not degraded. Here are several reasons why this flooring choice is becoming more popular.

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  • Elastomeric Roof Coatings Save Energy (and Money!)

    For years, the standard roof coatings for industrial and commercial buildings were dark, often built with asphalt and gravel. As technology has advanced, newer, cooler coatings have been developed, including elastomeric roof coatings.

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