It is important to take all environmental factors and design choices into consideration before choosing a particular type of flooring as resinous flooring is not a one size fits all product. For example, some resinous flooring finishes are inherently slip resistant while others need to be customized by the end user for slip resistance.
Voids might come in the form of visible cracks, a dislodged piece of aggregate, or much smaller spaces on the micro or nano scale. Voids might be produced later in a slab’s life due to floor traffic over a curled joint. When joints break down, visible voids are created, wear and tear at uneven portions of the slab is increased, and additional maintenance costs are incurred.
Roofs, and particularly flat ones, face unique issues when dealing with sudden downpours. Builders are discovering sprayed polyurethane foam (SPF) can contend with the ‘new normal’ extreme weather that is being witnessed.
The first step in the proper repair of a damaged concrete floor is a professional evaluation of the surface to identify the cause. Managers can realize significant savings, while simultaneously providing a long-term, low maintenance solution, contributing to overall property value.
CSC’s Toronto Chapter is holding a dinner meeting on February 6 at Toronto Cricket, Skating, and Curling Club. The event starts at 5:15 p.m. Steven Whyte (PPG Industries) will present on “Surface Preparation for Commercial Coatings Systems.”
There is perhaps no building element that typifies contemporary architecture more than the curtain wall. Lightweight and flexible, these glazed assemblies not only allow more usable floor space within a building, but also epitomize upscale, modern construction.
Metal coatings have come a long way. Not only have their protective and environmental qualities improved dramatically in recent years, but so have the range of colours and effects. Thanks to these new innovations and technologies, architects can choose from an extraordinary palette of decorative colours, glosses, and sheens for commercial office buildings, retail stores, and entertainment complexes.
Municipalities, towns, and cities across Canada are pumping up inspections of elevated tanks and underground reservoirs where drinking water is stored, according to engineers and contractors specializing in steel and concrete infrastructure used for potable water storage.
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