Urethane Articles

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Spooky Town: Coating the Walls and Roof of a Mausoleum

The purpose of the mausoleum was for it to house Miller’s family when they were laid to rest. Only 15 of those crypts were ever occupied, and recently the bodies were moved to a local cemetery. And it was discovered that the 100-year-old structure was in need of protection.

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Rush Order: Bay Area Café Orders up Urethane-Coated Floor

Nearly 40 years of operation and exposure to food contaminants took quite a toll on the kitchen’s original floor. The owner wanted a new floor, rebuilt with marine-grade plywood and protected with waterproofing coatings but with downtime kept to a minimum.

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Coatings X-Men Achieve Zoo Floor Reno

Before visitors could buy tickets to the new display, though, the Patterson-Stevens crew needed to deal with unexpected moisture in the concrete slab. Polar bears may prefer rivers but coatings contractors surely do not!

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Hungry for Change on Food Facility Floor

It would take a coatings crew that was just as confident to take the nearly bare concrete and turn it into a beefy urethane floor with all the fixins.

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New York Roof Coating Giants Take the Field

A sense of a team, developed safety culture, and a complex game plan to exceed the customer’s expectations are a few of the highlights. Along with the supporting staff and superintendent, the crew used those highlights from start to finish to achieve a victory on this multi-roof recoat project.

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Hog-Wild for Local Butcher’s Newly Coated Floor

The building was undergoing a bit of a remodel and that included a rehab and some new coatings for their facility’s floor. “It was pretty rough,” Keener said of the floor’s original condition.

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Great Catch for Boston Seafood Facility Floor

The color blue is often associated with the sky, the sea, and several types of fish. It should be no surprise then, that when the owners of Boston Sword & Tuna needed a new floor, they went for something blue there, too. That the chosen floor was also chemical resistant and antimicrobial made it one great catch!

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Phoenix Roofing Contractor on Center Stage

The old roof had a lightweight concrete deck covered by a base ply, intermediate ply, and granule surface cap sheet. It had a lot of wrinkles and splits in the side laps from years of wear and tear, and it sported several spots where small repairs had been made.

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Re-Coat Makes Rocket Soar!

The 64-year-old missile, which is the sister rocket to the one that sent Alan Shepard (also a New Hampshire native) up into space, needed a major facelift. And Cornerstone had two weeks to do it before the town’s annual tour of local houses, called Old Home Day. Could they make the short journey a successful one?

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Heavy Duty Stains Equals Aggressive Prep

When Industrial Flooring Specialists arrived on the scene for a coatings job at a machine shop in New England, they found a concrete floor that was stained and in need of some serious surface preparation

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Protecting The Iwo Jima Memorial

As the fall Ohio air turned crisp, a mural of five Marines and a Navy corpsman raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima came to life decades and a world away from the famed Pacific battlefield. The mural, the dream and creation of artist Michael Sekletar, is the reproduction of Joe Rosenthal’s iconic World War II photograph on the side of an office building in downtown Amherst, Ohio.