Entries by Adam Robinson

A Guide to the Types of Commercial Concrete Sealers & Their Role in Concrete Upkeep

Many different building materials are visible in commercial buildings and structures, and all of them need some sort of waterproofing membrane or sealant to protect them from the elements. Of all the building materials available today, concrete is still among the most common, particularly when considering exterior facades and visible components of most commercial structures […]

Understanding Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS) and Stucco Repair for Commercial Buildings

Minimizing energy use is a top priority for building owners, maintenance staff, and building occupants. Improper energy use can have many origins, including failure to shut off appliances, running lighting systems during vacancy hours, and excessive use of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning or refrigeration (HVAC/R) systems. Part of this comes down to the […]

The Role of Corrosion Inhibitors and Applications for Concrete Repair

The need to extend building longevity is universal, and society has created vast skylines and massive concrete structures that are seemingly impermeable and able to withstand whatever forces Mother Nature can dish out. But there’s a reality to the biggest concrete assets; concrete—even when it seems perfect—is subject to risk through the introduction of ions […]

What Are Waterproofing Membranes, the Types, and Applications?

When a building shows signs of water damage, waterproofing membranes can provide an easy and cost-effective fix. Waterproofing has different variables and steps to ensure the best integrity and longevity for your building and the people inside. Unfortunately, failures within the waterproofing membrane can have a disastrous effect on the integrity of your building’s structure, […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Skyscraper or High Rise Window Cleaning System

Skyscrapers with sparkling glass windows can give the skyline and any business an elegant look, but how do they clean windows on skyscrapers? To keep the windows pristine, high-rise window washers take the time and follow the proper safety measures to scale up the side of the building and clean the glass. Snow, smog, debris, […]