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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.


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Self-Storage Business Depends on Concrete-Alternative Threshold Repair Solution

When your concrete thresholds start deteriorating there are generally two outcomes you can predict with great authority – safety concerns and an unprofessional appearance. A self-storage business with locations in Ohio and Kentucky wasn’t interested in risking either of these.

That’s why they summoned Simon Surfaces. It was time for a smart, long-term and cost-effective solution.

Epoxy Mortar v Concrete

Epoxy systems provide strong relief from concrete’s weaknesses

From pitting and spalling to the cracks that will inevitably appear, concrete damage on your curbs, walkways and ramps can be a nuisance. When it comes time to address these areas, take note of the advantageous strength and durability benefits of concrete-alternative epoxies. Let the numbers speak for themselves. Look at the epoxy systems’ compression…

Benefits of Using Epoxies in Concrete Repairs

Question: When should epoxies be used on repair or resurfacing jobs? Answer: It makes sense in the fact that it’s a quicker process with less downtime. With concrete, when you repair something, you need to tear out sections of it. Where Simon Surfaces comes into play, we can do anything from a foot wide to 1,000…


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Restoring Concrete Fuel Islands with Epoxies

Question: How is epoxy used in fuel island restorations? Answer: Our product is basically made out of 100 percent solid epoxy. For a gas island, it’s a three-step build-up process. First, we would take off and remove the metal, and then we would form the island up. We would then mix our epoxy with a special…


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Why Metal Should be Removed from Fuel Pump Islands

Question: Why doesn’t Simon Surfaces use metal bands in its fuel island restorations? Answer: There are some notable disadvantages to using metal bands. Obviously over time, they’re going to deteriorate due to rust. Once they starts rusting, there’s nothing you can do about it. If a car would strike it, it’s going to make a sharp…


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What Types of Concrete are Eligible for Repair or Resurfacing?

Areas of heavy foot traffic are prime candidates for a concrete repair or resurfacing job. Derik McIntosh, Simon Surfaces Production Manager, examines the most common areas, such as sidewalks and driveways.


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When is Concrete Resurfacing an Option?

If you notice your concrete sidewalks and other surfaces are showing signs of age and disrepair, it may be time to intervene with a concrete resurfacing. Simon Surfaces’ Derik McIntosh outlines what factors may make your concrete surface a candidate for resurfacing.

Examining Concretes Most Common Issues

Examining Concretes Most Common Issues

Question: What are the most common concrete issues you see? Answer: The most common issue we see is cracking. Concrete is designed to crack. You try to make it crack where you would like it to, but it doesn’t always work that way. That’s our biggest customer issue because it usually develops into a trip hazard,…