Winter Construction Plans: 4 Considerations for Facilities Managers

Facilities managers use wintertime strategically. It’s a smart time for construction because it can be an off-season for some trade contractors. While lower demand can set the stage for projects to move faster, winter construction projects require special planning and strategy. Freezing temperatures bring a host of additional considerations for […]

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Joint Sealants: Capabilities of Joint Sealants and Caulking

Building owners invest tremendous time and resources in maintaining, protecting, and restoring their properties. Yet, as time passes, environmental conditions wage an endless battle against building facades and structures. Wind, water, structural movement, and wear and tear slowly open up pathways into your building—unless you create a barrier with joint […]

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Fluid-Applied Waterproofing for Effective Water Management

From shifting ground to mold, water is the cause of countless problems with building foundations and structures. It’s imperative to find a waterproofing strategy to mitigate these risks. However, many conventional waterproofing methods often come with their own set of challenges and limitations. This is where fluid-applied waterproofing is an […]

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Tuckpointing Explained

Building exteriors regularly take a heavy beating from the elements. Snow, wind, rain, hail, and UV rays all cause wear that requires periodic maintenance. Whether you’re dealing with a school, office, apartment complex, or commercial building, tuckpointing is key to maintaining a building’s integrity—because ignoring crumbling mortar can lead to […]

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Why is Building Restoration Important?

Building restoration services increase the value of your property while preserving its history. They also keep your commercial building aesthetically pleasing and sound. Most importantly, restoration services find and fill any tiny cracks where water may be leaking in. People love historical buildings, monuments, sites, and houses. But older assets […]

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The Basics and Maintenance of Expansion Joints

Despite the overall structural stability of a building, environmental factors can still cause micro-movements that jeopardize the structure over time. That’s why architects and contractors include expansion joints during the design phase—to combat building movement. But how exactly do expansion joints prevent shifting? Let’s explore the basics of the expansion […]

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