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Fuel Island Restoration Case Study

Case Study:Loaf ‘N Jug Fuel Island RestorationTHE 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” that…

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…

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The Smart Alternative to Concrete Replacement

Before deciding to replace the damaged, worn concrete inside or outside your facility, you should know concrete restoration is a smart alternative solution available to you in today’s commercial marketplace. Epoxy mortar systems are 2-3 times stronger than conventional concrete, they’re able to seal the surface to prevent water and other substances from penetrating it,…

Like New. Only Better.

The long-accepted solution for repairing damaged gas island foundations involved removing the pumps and the crumbling concrete, re-pouring fresh concrete, reinforcing it with a metal band around the edges and then painting it.  Or there was the band-aid approach of just painting it. In either case, there were flaws.  The standard replacement included a shiny…