The Challenges of Estimating Vertical Concrete Structures

Posted February 8, 2017 by & filed under Concrete Restoration, General.

challenges of estimating vertical concrete structures

In this article, we are discussing the challenges of estimating vertical concrete restoration projects. These are typically the most difficult types of concrete repair projects to accurately estimate. The intent of this article is to help explain the different pricing approaches so you can choose the right one for your project. The challenges There are… Read more »

Debates in Grain Silo Restoration: Cost, Intended Use, Resistance to Coatings

Posted March 9, 2015 by & filed under Concrete Restoration, General, Tips & How-To's.

When it comes to the maintenance and restoration of concrete storage units such as grain silos, the most common problem that we see every day is cost. Most facilities, over the last decade, have invested whatever funds are available into equipment, and the restoration budget usually takes the hit. The problem is that the deterioration… Read more »

Choosing the Proper Cleaning Method for Your Structure

Posted February 23, 2015 by & filed under Concrete Restoration, Masonry Restoration, Tips & How-To's.

As technologies have progressed over the years, so have the types of materials that are used for exterior facades in building construction. Traditional materials such as brick masonry, stone, concrete and terra cotta are now being replaced or enhanced with architectural metal, glass, cast stone, aluminum, stainless steel, and exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS)…. Read more »

Preservation, Rehabilitation, Restoration, Reconstruction… What’s the Difference?

Posted July 3, 2014 by & filed under Concrete Restoration, General, Masonry Restoration, Tips & How-To's.

Choosing the appropriate treatment for your building is critical, and there are differences in the types of projects you are performing. So which should you choose? When choosing your treatment choice, you should think about a couple different factors: intended usage, the building’s condition, and it’s historical significance. Rehabilitation acknowledges the need to alter or… Read more »