During epoxy-based project restoration

Before, DURING and After Epoxy-based Concrete Restorations

What’s lost in a lot of “before and after” photos of concrete restoration jobs is what happens in the middle. Some of the most compelling benefits happen in the “during” phase of an epoxy-based restoration. When your concrete is not looking or performing its best, contact the experts at Simon Surfaces for an opinion on whether it can be repaired or restored with an epoxy-based system. We’ll talk through all your options to allow you to make the wisest decision for your business.

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Spend Less, Pump More by Restoring, not Replacing Fuel Island Foundations

Crumbling, deteriorating concrete fuel islands are as much of an eyesore for customers as they are for store management. They don’t leave a good first impression and can be a safety hazard.

Many times, the reason for ignoring deteriorated fuel island foundations is perceived cost and disruption. The reality is that both can end up being be a welcome surprise when done properly. Particularly when you realize you don’t have to remove pumps or shut down operations to get the job completed.

Concrete-Alternative Repair and Resurfacing Options for Property Managers

Property managers who properly address concrete damage and make themselves aware of concrete-alternative options can avoid the drastic step of replacing concrete, saving both expense and downtime.
Spring is the time of year when we see the effects of winter’s harsh temperatures and freeze-and-thaw cycles on concrete surfaces. Pitted, spalling, lifted, uneven and cracked concrete are most common.
Determining “how” and “when” to intervene is key; not only to smartly manage your budget, but to also ensure the safety anyone stepping foot on your property.

cracked concrete becomes safety hazard for employees and customers

At What Point are Damaged Concrete Surfaces a Safety Issue?

The daffodils might not be the only things coming up from the ground as signs of spring begin to appear. In colder-weather climates, new cracks and other concrete surface damage are also showing their faces.
But at what point is this damage more than an aesthetics issue? When is it cause for concern for employee or customer safety? And how should it be addressed?

Before picture of cracked flooring at the New Castle Police Department

Concrete alternative solution resolves police department’s damaged garage floor

The New Castle, Pa., Police Department was looking to crack the case on some concrete issues it was experiencing. Enter Simon Surfaces.

The department’s concrete garage floor was becoming a safety hazard. Specifically, the deteriorating surface was riddled with serious slip-and-fall concerns. And multiple coats of paint were evidence of attempts to cover many years’ worth of damage.

Crack down on concrete safety

Cracked concrete is typically unsightly in appearance, but did you ever think about the negative impression it can cast a on your business?

The safety hazards that can result cannot be ignored either. It doesn’t take much for a hairline crack left untreated to expand over time to the point of falling out of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).