Anti-Skid Transparent Coating for Concrete & Hard Tile


image of coated pool deckThis blog article has been updated with new information as of September 23, 2014. 

Perpetually wet surfaces such as showers, locker rooms, pool decks, and restrooms are serious safety concerns. There are a lot of non-slip and non-skid products out there, but most of those products will change the color of your surface. Our Anti-Skid coating is clear and won't change the color of your surface.

The treatment can be applied to concrete, hard tile, and quarry tile floors. Depending on your maintenance practices and foot traffic, you can expect the treatment to last three to five years. 

Easily Remove Graffiti


graffiti photoThe key to removing graffiti is to catch it as soon as possible. The longer it is allowed to sit, the harder it becomes to remove. But it’s simply not realistic to be able to watch every surface and act as soon as the surface is tagged. That’s where MicroGuard comes in. When applied to surfaces, it allows you to easily remove graffiti, no matter how long it’s been there. 

How do I remove graffiti after MicroGuard has been applied?

Pavement Maintenance Tips: How to Tell When Areas Need Attention (and what you should do)


It’s easy to tell if your pavement is degrading, because it just simply doesn’t look as good as it used to. But do you know how far along your pavement is in its downward spiral? Today we’ll look at examples of pavement that are at different stages in the degradation process. We’ll tell you what to look out for and what should be done.

How Pier 38 Saved Over A Million Dollars Through Pavement Maintenance


In July 2012, Pier 38 Fishing Village, home to popular restaurants Nico’s and Uncle’s, planned to repave their entire lot. With a couple million dollars budgeted for the work, we stepped in and helped management save over $1.5 million.

 

The Challenge:

Pier 38 Parking Lot Before

New Technology for Easy Surface Maintenance


Depending on who you talk to there are many answers to that question.

asphalt-image-1.pngMost people think that asphalt is what “black top” roads or parking lots are made of. That is partially correct. The material that the “black top” is made of is called asphalt concrete.

Asphalt concrete is made up of gravel, sand, and asphalt cement. Everything is combined in a heated mixer and the mixture is laid down on the road and is compacted with a heavy roller to make the roads we drive on.

The asphalt cement is the glue that holds the gravel and sand together to make the “black top” roads and parking lots we drive on. But that begs the next question: “where does asphalt cement come from?”

There are two answers:

How Much Does It Cost to Seal coat?


?This is usually one of the first questions any property manager asks us: "How much does it cost to sealcoat a parking lot or driveway?" While pricing will depend on a variety of factors, I'll provide some general pricing and typical life cycle costs you can expect.

(Click here to contact us for a free site consultation and quote.)

The first thing to consider is whether or not seal coating is a viable option for your asphalt. It may be possible that some areas are just too far gone for seal coating to help.

One Big Tip to Keep Pavement Looking Brand New


From the day that your new pavement is installed, it’s under attack by chemicals, the elements, and traffic load. Over time, your pavement will degrade. But we’ve got one big tip to keep your pavement looking brand new for years. Check out our slide deck below.

 

4 Reasons Not to Strip & Wax Surfaces (And What You Should Do Instead)


Stripping and waxing is not the only choice you have for protecting your surfaces. In fact, stripping and waxing can be a terribly inefficient use of your labor, time, and money. Instead, you may want to consider using a sealer, which has four distinct advantages over the traditional stripping and waxing process.
 
1. Waxing is too labor intensive

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