How Does Cleaning Stucco EIFS Extend Its Life?

Few building surfaces are more attractive than clean stucco EIFS, however, as time goes by it’s only natural for the finish to begin to acquire some dirt from exposure to the elements. If you have a building that is currently clad with stucco EIFS and you haven’t had it cleaned recently, you may be surprised…

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Why Is is so Important to Caulk Stucco EIFS Correctly?

It is vitally important that you correctly caulk stucco EIFS on your buildings, hi-rises and apartments. While stucco EIFS can provide an absolutely beautiful appearance for your building, it’s important to work with professionals during installation and maintenance in order to ensure that it is properly installed and caulked in order to maintain a waterproof…

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Why Should I Hire a Cleaning Service for Stucco EIFS Mildew Buildup?

When you manage a property you know how important it is to make sure that it is looking and functioning as well as possible at all times. One problem that many property managers are familiar with is the development of mildew, particularly during warm weather months when the humidity creates a perfect environment for its…

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Why Is Regular Stucco EIFS Repair Essential for Your Property?

It’s important to ensure you repair stucco EIFS on your buildings anytime they suffer any damage that harms the structural integrity of the EIFS. Cladding a structure with stucco EIFS helps it to maintain temperature better, lowering your energy costs, while also serving to waterproof the building to avoid any potentially costly water damage. All…

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What Should I Do if Birds Have Made Holes in My Stucco EIFS?

Nature and its many beautiful animals provide us so many lovely sights every day, but sometimes nature can get just a little bit too close. One area where that is certainly true is when animals begin to cause damage to your buildings while trying to make homes for themselves or search for food. Stucco EIFS…

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How Can Painting Stucco EIFS Breathe New Life Into Your Building?

Stucco EIFS is one of the best exterior systems for buildings, and it’s popular on structures from apartment complexes to hi-rises to business districts. Stucco EIFS has many excellent perks that affect your bottom line, but there are also aesthetic reasons to consider turning to stucco EIFS for buildings you own. One of the best…

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Why Does Structural Façade Repair Matter to My Business?

A building’s facade is literally the face it puts forward to the public. Given enough time, every building’s facade will degrade. That’s when structural façade repair becomes critical. Needs can range from the simple to a serious overhaul of concrete masonry and stone elements. Learn more about why facade repair matters and when it’s needed.…

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What Is Cosmetic Brick Staining?

  Stain is something people generally associate with wood. Few property owners know that using a similar technique on brick is even possible, though it has many advantages to paint. If you want to alter the look of your professional building, then cosmetic brick staining may be what you’re looking for. Superiority of Stain Changing…

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Signs That You Need a Foundation Repair Contractor in New Jersey

The structural integrity of your commercial building relies on your foundation. The foundation is often out of sight and out of mind. You might take notice of roofing problems, ceiling leaks or window damage before you ever think about your foundation. It is crucial that you don’t forget about the foundation, however. Here are some…

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Brick Expansion Joint into Your Project

Many individuals invest a significant amount of money into the renovation of a landmark building, office building, hi-rise or commercial property. It can be disappointing to discover cracks in the exterior a short while after completion. To avoid this scenario, look for a quality renovation company that can use a brick expansion joint to accommodate…

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A Stucco Expansion Joint Can Make Your Building Look Great

Stucco plaster can look great on office buildings, hi-rises and commercial properties. It’s also appealing on historical landmarks because it creates a cozy vibe at first glance. Stucco plaster is also thin, however, so it must be applied carefully by knowledgeable professionals. A stucco expansion joint can prevent the plaster from cracking. Types of Stucco…

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3 Dos and Don’ts of Sidewalk Bridges

Sidewalk bridges, also called sidewalk sheds, are a staple of many urban streets. In fact, one study estimates as many as 6,000 are set up in New York City alone, protecting pedestrians from construction debris. But there’s an art to a sidewalk bridge install and plenty of potential pitfalls. Here are a few do’s and…

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3 Ways Hi-Rise Balconies Fail

A balcony is both attractive and sought after on hi-rise buildings. But a balcony is only as good as it is stable and in many aging hi-rises, balconies are at risk of failure due to poor maintenance. Thinking of skipping hi-rise balcony repair for your building this year? Here are three risks. Façade Collapse In…

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My Window Gaskets Failed – Do I Need New Windows?

Many components help windows keep out air, water and debris, including their gaskets. When these deteriorate, windows are no longer able to do their job of keeping what’s outside from getting inside. Window replacement may seem inevitable, but there are cheaper options like aluminum window gasket repair. Learn more about fixing the windows on your…

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Can Flashing Solve Your Leaky Window Problem?

Water, snow, air – it all can seep into windows and cause destruction, especially in older, landmark buildings. Sealing may be the go to solution, but often the real answer lies in window flashing. Learn how window flashing works and whether it’s the answer to your building’s aluminum window waterproofing needs. Understanding Flashing Flashing is…

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Is Waterproofing My Concrete Worth It?

Strong and durable, concrete is a favorite material for residential and commercial buildings alike. But it’s not invincible. One of the easiest ways to prevent cracking, crumbling concrete is through waterproof sealing. Learn how waterproofing concrete in NJ can save you money in the long run. Threats to Concrete Surfaces In commercial spaces, threats to…

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3 Reasons Not to Ignore Masonry Issues

The beautiful stonework and masonry facades that decorate landmark buildings, hi rises, office buildings and many other types of commercial structures may look indestructible, but that isn’t the truth. Beneath the surface, cracks and fissures can create damage that slowly becomes irreversible. Here are a few reasons why investing in masonry restoration in NJ now…

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5 Reasons You Should Waterproof Your Parking Garage in 2019

  Waterproofing might not seem like a natural priority for a parking garage, especially if it’s covered. But water is the top threat that faces garages in the long run, creating rust, corrosion and freeze-thaw cycles that can generally destroy a structure. Parking garage waterproofing is an investment that will benefit you thoroughly in the…

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Parking Garage Deck Coating – Your Top Choices

Exposed to both the rigors of vehicle and foot traffic daily, parking garages are especially vulnerable areas of any building. Weather, water damage and more can quickly erode these structures. Fortunately, parking garage deck coatings and sealers can make a difference. Here are some of the most popular types. Penetrating Sealers Applied in liquid form,…

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Common Causes of Stucco Paint Failure

Stucco creates a textured surface that’s timelessly attractive. But unlike with other materials, stucco painting involves a lot of know-how to avoid an unsightly mess. Are you at risk for a stucco paint disaster? Here are some common pitfalls. Painting Over Poorly Prepared Stucco  Stucco takes time to cure, but many business owners think they…

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Steps to Painting a Concrete Deck

When it’s brand new, it’s hard to believe your clean concrete deck could ever get dirty. But before long, foot traffic and more can give it a gray pallor. Ready to spruce things up? Here are five quick steps for concrete deck painting. Gather the Right Tools Plan on investing in specialized concrete paint for…

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Top Causes for Stucco and EIFS Repair

Stucco is a popular choice for many businesses, and synthetic versions, or Exterior Insulating and Finish System (EIFS), put a modern spin on this classic. But for all their benefits, these materials are not indestructible. Here are a few common reasons you may need to repair stucco and EIFS. Improper Installation A quick route to…

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What Can Damage Your Stone or Brick Walls?

Stucco and brick are super durable, ideal for commercial businesses. But they aren’t indestructible and any building made of these materials will eventually need repairs. Here are a few things that can land you shopping for stone repairs in Alpine, NJ. Water Damage Have you seen stucco tears in your building’s walls? This is a…

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Concrete Deck Repair Service in NJ & NY

Bring Your Cement Floor to Life with Concrete Painting

Concrete painting using amazingly strong polyurethane resin products can bring drab commercial floors to life. Employing a low-odor resin product to cover the concrete, the floor coating can create a surface that is resistant to corrosion, chipping, and denting. The polyurethane material also adds an impenetrable layer to the floor that allows for heavy foot…

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Protect Your Commercial Space With Through Wall Flashing

It is important to protect your commercial property, hi-rise or condominium against the elements so that changing temperatures and moisture cannot damage the structure. Through wall flashing in NJ is an excellent way to prevent potential damage to your commercial space if done properly by a professional. The Benefits of Through Wall Flashing As the…

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Saving Your Garage After Parking Deck Leaking Appears

Maintaining a parking structure can be a constant struggle for building owners or facility managers. To complicate matters, multi-level parking hubs often face the onslaught of harsh weather conditions while protecting visitors and clients. As vehicles leave de-icing chemicals, salt, and oil behind on the deck surface, the concrete can corrode and crack leaving the…

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Commercial Concrete Waterproofing in NJ and NY

Commercial buildings and high-rise apartments can be battered by high winds, freezing rains, and even destructive sea sprays. Over time, the porous concrete of tenet’s patios, communal walkways, and structural walls can absorb water, salts, and contaminates that begin to deteriorate the aggregate cement materials. To help ensure a long life for their building, many…

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Why Stucco Waterproofing is Important

While stucco may be a very popular choice for building exteriors, it can require a little extra care to prevent major issues from developing. Stucco waterproofing is considered a step that should be taken as soon as possible to ensure the stucco can last as long as possible without having to be replaced. Because stucco…

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3 Benefits of Façade Waterproofing in NJ

The façade of your commercial property often makes or breaks the reputation of your business. Your clients want to know that the building is clean and well-maintained. Façade waterproofing in NJ can go a long way towards keeping your building in top condition. Here are three benefits of waterproofing you might not know about. 1.…

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High Rise Stucco Buildings Are Timeless

When building a new property, you’ll find that there are a number of decisions to be made, not the least of which is the exterior finish. High rise stucco buildings are popular for a number of reasons, primary among them the fact that stucco can last for hundreds of years if properly maintained. Stucco is…

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Making a Statement With Cosmetic Brick Staining in NYC

Sometimes commercial buildings, high rise and apartment complex buildings need upgrading. During the renovation process, a large section of the bricks may be removed and then must be replaced. Rarely are the new bricks the same color or texture as the old bricks because over time masonry can become dingy and dull due to inclement…

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Preserve Your Property With Building Facade Waterproofing

Your building’s exterior provides an aesthetic component, but it also serves as the first line of defense against Mother Nature’s constant onslaught. As rain, snow, wind and other weather events batter your walls, small amounts of water could eventually start to infiltrate through small cracks and expand when the temperature drops. If you’re considering a…

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4 Characteristics You Want in a Window Repair Contractor

There is nothing like dealing with a cracked, broken, or dated window. Often, the consequences include dealing with drafts, safety issues, and visual distaste. Fortunately, with the help of a professional, you can quickly fix these issues and enjoy optimal function of your windows. When working with a window repair contractor, these following four characteristics…

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Look for Stressors in Your Parking Structure

Parking garages really take a beating. Heavy vehicles, oil from leaking cars, tracked-in water, ice, chemicals and more are part of the problem. Weather conditions are another part, making these garages doubly exposed to wear and tear, both inside and out. For property managers in charge of these types of commercial structures, it’s important to…

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What to Look for in a Concrete Balcony Repair

Maintaining a Safe Balcony Apartment managers know a balcony can be a selling point for apartment shoppers, as well as a factor in retaining tenants. Balconies are especially important to high-rise rentals and other multi-family dwellings, allowing tenants to enjoy outside activities like barbecuing, container gardening or just watching the sunset. For aesthetic appeal and…

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Keeping Your Commercial Roof in Good Repair

A roof is as important to a building as the foundation, serving to protect the structure from the elements and aid in heating and cooling the building. Improperly Installed Flashing and Pitch Pans A major cause of roof leaks is failed flashing, which is installed around pipes, vents, chimneys and other objects on the roof…

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High Rise Waterproofing Tips

High rise waterproofing is something you may not have thought about, but it is important for keeping a building in solid condition on the inside and the outside. In a regular home, you may be able to spot leaks relatively quickly because of certain telltale signs that are noticeable. With larger buildings, it may take…

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Types of Garage Deck Renovations You Should Consider

If you have a high-rise building, it is more than likely that you will need to undertake garage deck renovations from time to time. Parking garages and concrete decks seem durable and secure, but they receive a lot of wear and tear and should be checked for problems on a regular basis. You may have…

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Why Concrete Expansion Joint Replacement Is Important

If the concrete on the deck of your high-rise shows cracking and signs of wear and tear, it may be time for concrete expansion joint replacement. Concrete expansion joints are designed to prevent moisture from seeping under the pads. When this happen, the level of the concrete can sink or cracking on the surface can…

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Some Ways Water Can Destroy Your Structures

Water may be a life giver everywhere else, but when it comes to construction, it can be one of nature’s most destructive elements. Whether it’s roofing, flooring or foundations, water infiltration can cause everything from weakening to erosion to complete destruction. When embarking on a new project, it can be tempting to cut cost corners…

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Common Parapet Wall Fails

Believe it or not, once upon a time parapet walls – that is, walls that extend from above the edge of a roof – served as useful barriers in fire protection. Nowadays, they are more commonly employed to protect the edge of a roof from wind forces. They turn up on flat roofs and can…

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Three Myths about Stucco

It’s one of the oldest building materials around and its popularity is coming back. We’re talking about stucco, a visually striking material with ancient roots and endless possibilities. Whether you’re just starting to research stucco or are ready to pick a stucco contractor, it’s worth it to separate what’s true from what’s false. Here are…

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Three Reasons Concrete Fails

When it comes to reliable building materials, concrete is one of the most time-honored. Resistant to deformation, durable, long-lasting and cost-effective, it is a top choice for commercial applications. But even this king of all building materials isn’t quite invincible. Concrete can fall prey to failure and when that happens, concrete repair is inevitable. What…

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