See below for the latest news and information about Simon Surfaces, as well as our blog covering best practice tips and advice for maintaining commercial concrete surfaces.

When it comes to concrete sidewalk repairs, preparation is key. Just ask Benjamin Franklin.

Never underestimate the importance of prep work involved in concrete repairs or resurfacing. Benjamin Franklin said it best, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”

There’s a process and a real science to doing it right and achieving the desired result. Evaluating concrete and concrete alternative products is the right place to start when experiencing splits, cracks and other forms of concrete damage in your sidewalk.

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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.

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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.

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