Construction

Protective Coatings

By |2020-11-12T21:11:09-05:00November 12th, 2020|Construction, Waterproofing|

Long term protection of a reinforced concrete building façade, parking deck and parking garage is difficult to achieve in most cases of deterioration by patch repair alone.  Patch repair will at best provide a “band-aid” with future repairs being required in adjacent areas and at a higher future cost.  It is for that reason that

What is an Expansion Joint and Why is it so Important?

By |2020-11-12T21:09:19-05:00November 8th, 2020|Construction, Waterproofing|

In building construction, an expansion joint is a mid-structure separation designed to relieve stress on building materials caused by building movement induced by: thermal expansion and contraction caused by temperature changes swaying caused by wind seismic events static load deflection live load deflection The joint marks a gap through all building assemblies because the joint

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