If Walls Could Talk: Terra Cotta Edition

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We’ve all heard the old adage, “If these walls could talk!” As it turns out, the walls of our buildings do in fact talk to us. Walls can crack, fracture, and show visible damage because of weather, time, and natural building movements. So if terra cotta walls could talk, what might they be trying to… Read more »

EIFS in Layman’s Terms

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The purpose of this article is to try to simplify something that confuses many people: EIFS. EIFS is an acronym for “Exterior Insulation and Finish System.” Many people refer to it as “Dryvit” or mistakenly as “stucco.” Dryvit Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer of EIFS products. This is a generic trademark descriptor, similar to Kleenex (a manufacturer… Read more »

Restore You! Wellness – Healthy Recipe Week

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favorite healthy recipes

Our Restore You Wellness Team recently held an event where employees were asked to bring a healthy snack to work and share the recipe. It had to be something home-made. The response was great, and we all enjoyed trying each other’s dishes. It’s funny – I was literally eating powdered mini-donuts in my office when… Read more »

Our Company Garden

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Company Garden

Our “Restore You” Health & Wellness team decided to repurpose a wooden crate and make it into a raised company garden. It was constructed by our warehouse personnel and set up in the storage lot, near the rear exit of our building. The Wellness Committee kept it a secret from employees, so they could introduce… Read more »

Project Story: Culver Academies Chapel

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Culver Academies is a college preparatory boarding school located in Culver, Indiana. The Culver Memorial Chapel, sitting in the center of campus, is constructed of brick and decorative limestone elements. The interior is all limestone with intricate features, stained glass, and historically significant elements. Unfortunately the effects of time, weather, antiquated heating systems, etc. had… Read more »