Commercial Application Articles

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Haiti Pier Preserved With New Coatings, Dust-Free Prep

After many years, the pier’s original three-coat catalyzed epoxy system with granular anti-slip additives had begun to fail. As a result, the crew at Quality Sandblasting was called on to install a new deck coating system.

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Big-Time Protection for Little Rock Condo Façade

In 2016, the Quapaw Towers block façade was experiencing leaks, cracks, and other damage. The crew from Western Specialty made the repairs and gave the façade a new waterproof coating to offer full protection from the elements.

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Roll On Rock Around the Clock: Resort Gets New Coating

After the contractor performed a sample balcony installation of a two-part epoxy flake system, the resort’s management team was convinced to use it for numerous vacation facilities, starting with Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Beat the Heat: Cool Roof for California Apartments

Cool roofing has become part of the solution to a growing issue with urban heat and climate change. This coatings crew from California helped restore an apartment building roof by applying cool roof coatings to beat the heat.

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Sky’s the Limit for Florida Condo Roofs

Despite various challenges, the eight-man crew from Unicoat Industrial Roofing Corporation successfully coated two roofs at a condo facility in Florida with silicone products and could soon be back for more.

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Big Floor Fix for Big Ten Teams

The 5,000-square-foot kitchen area floor at the University of Minnesota’s new Athletes Village required a bit of finessing from EDC Install Solutions Inc.

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Moos and Blues: Dairy Farm Barn Roof Goes Baby Blue

A 1940s barn roof on a Wisconsin dairy farm was showing signs of age and even had bullet holes in its metal panels. Gardner Roof Coatings coated the panels with an elastomeric coating that included a colorful topcoat — much to the delight of the farmer’s wife.

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Flexible Crew Restores Roof at Chicago Business Complex

The crew at West Roofing Systems developed a multi-pronged coating and spray foam solution for the roof of a business complex in Round Lake Beach, Illinois, consisting of distinct primer treatments installed at unique rates on two different single-ply membranes.

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Silicone Saves Leaky Assisted Living Roof

Applied Coating Solutions offered a silicone solution to the Commonwealth Assisted Living at Abingdon that met the roof’s weight restrictions. The coating system saved the client — both financially and physically — and won the crew third place in the 2018 Contractor Awards program.

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Condo Roof Gets Regal Treatment

After 18 years of enduring the harsh elements of Illinois weather — including strong wind, heavy rain, and hot sun — the Regal Lofts building needed maintenance. The building’s roof was also nearing the end of its useful life. It was time for either a roof tear-off or a coating job fit for a king.