Put a freeze on Winter Holiday Fires

Put a freeze on winter fires

According to the National Fire Protection Association, during the winter months increased risk of fire is contributed to heating, holiday decorations, winter storms, and candles. NFPA and the U.S. Fire Administration have teamed up to help reduce your risk to winter fires and other hazards, including carbon monoxide and electrical fires. Read more here on how to be safe over the holidays …

Repairing Sidewalks with Concrete-Alternatives

Questions: I have a few cracks and splits in my concrete sidewalk. How can they easily and cost-effectively resolve? Answer: When there are splits and cracks in sidewalks, there are normally one or two procedures. The first is a basic concrete repair so if there are isolated areas in the concrete causing trip hazards, we saw-cut…

Fuel Island Restoration After

Fuel Island Restoration Case Study

Case Study:Loaf ‘N Jug Fuel Island Restoration THE SITUATION Loaf ‘N Jug had nine locations in Colorado in need of fuel island foundation restorations to improve curb appeal. In addition, the rusted metal bands surrounding the existing fuel islands were a concern due to potential injuries and liability issues. They did not want just a “Band-Aid”…

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Are your fuel islands driving away customers?

If your fuel islands have crumbling and cracked concrete or rusted metal bands sticking out like a sore thumb, your fuel islands might actually be driving customers to another station. Concrete fuel island foundations really take a beating over time. Leaking gas and oil, rain, snow, salt, and temperature changes can all take a toll…

The Most Effective Way to Restore Fuel Islands

Question: My fuel islands are rusted and chipped. Can they be restored without shutting down my station for days on end? Answer: Restoring fuel islands is a newer process in the industry. Most convenience stores and gas stations are used to removing the pumps, tearing out the entire island and starting from scratch. Now with…

Restore vs Replace: What to do with damaged concrete

Questions: When is restoring concrete an option? Answer: The trigger point when trying to determine whether to restore or replace a sidewalk or a piece of concrete is the existing concrete damage. If the concrete is too damaged meaning the substrate is severely cracked or deteriorating, it’s not a candidate for restoration. That’s where a lot…

Can I Restore My Concrete Versus Tearing Up and Replacing

What are the advantages of restoring concrete? Answer: Restoring concrete has a lot of advantages over replacements. One of the problems with replacing concrete is the disruption that it causes – dust, heavy machinery, extended down time, etc. A restoration’s normal length of a project is much shorter because there is no heavy equipment causing a…