The Fall Edition of Concretenews is here!
In this issue, we feature The Windows of Finishability by Dr. Kim Basham, The Contractor's Soapbox with Roy Bowman of Concrete Visions, the Durafloor HP project profile at Field & Stream outfitters, and Bill Butler talks about L&M's curing and sealing compounds: which ones to use and when to use them.
Don't forget to enter our Concrete News contest for a chance to win an iPad Mini. All you have to do is find the Prez in the Pizza, determine his correct coordinates, and go to www.lmcc.com/contest and enter!
Installing L&M's Aquapel, a water and salt repellent for concrete surfaces
Aquapel protects concrete from the damaging effects of water, road salts, and harsh deicing chemicals.
EmeryTop 400 Installation
Join Alejandro Luna, L&M's Sales Rep for Florida, and Corner Stone Construction Services, Inc., as they install EmeryTop 400 at Brevard County's Sarno Transfer Station in Melbourne, Florida.
Check out L&M on YouTube!
We've been busy creating instructional videos for our concrete products. On L&M's YouTube channel, you will find How-To videos and recommended methods of installation of our concrete treatments.
Additionally, we've added our L&M YouTube channel to our Knowledge Base on lmcc.com's main navigation. You're never more than a click away from terrific concrete content. It is mobile-friendly and easily shared.
FGS PermaShine Polished Concrete Floors Help Achieve Net-Zero Energy for LEED Platinum Classroom
There is a little sun worshiping going on at the Da Vinci School in Portland, Oregon.
The project team of this LEED Platinum registered school hopes to achieve both LEED Platinum certification and Net Zero Certification, which would be a first for both certifications for a free-standing school classroom in the United States.
PRO-FILES: Field & Stream Durafloor HP Installation
Location: Cranberry Township, PA
Contractor: Concrete Resources
Total Sq Ft: 30,000 done in 3 Phases.
Existing substrate: approximately 25 years old.
Tuesday - Surface Prep
- Grind existing floor with 30 grit metal segment diamonds.
- Vacuumed, broomed, and washed existing floor.
- Placed 3/8” Terrazzo strips, anchored with Locktite caulk.
L&M's FGS PermaShine Polished Concrete Floors Help Omaha North High School Win “Silver” LEED Award
Omaha-based Vrana Construction recently announced that Omaha North High School earned LEED 'Silver' certification awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The recently completed addition is the first facility in Nebraska to receive this certification under the LEED for Schools rating system, which was implemented by the USGBC in 2009.
PRO-FILES: L&M's LionHard and Petrotex products in Caterpillar Visitors Center, Peoria, IL
L&M Construction Chemicals is featured in the Winter 2013 issue of Polishing Contractor magazine, showing L&M's LionHard and Petrotex products on the polished concrete floors of the new Caterpillar Visitors Center in Peoria, IL, which opened in October 2012. We are very proud of this project -- it proves the long-term relationship between Caterpillar and L&M Construction Chemicals strengthens with each new job.
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PRO-FILES: Project Profile: Manhattan Middle School, Boulder CO
FGS/PermaShine brings 40-year-old concrete floor back to life.
When Colorado based FGS Installer Shawn Weaver from Concrete Floor Systems met with Archtect Rebecca Greek, from OZ Archicture, Inc. and Tom Blahak, project manager from Manhattan Middle School, to explain the school's proposed floor rehab, Shawn knew this installation would be tough. More...
New: EmeryTop 400 Video Launched On YouTube
EmeryTop 400: The world’s toughest floor is now showing on YouTube.
No other type of concrete floor needs the degree of abrasion resistance, impact resistance, or chemical resistance as your transfer station tipping floor or heavy-traffic industrial floor.
EmeryTop 400 floors are the toughest floors in the world. This isn't hype. It's a fact, and we can prove it. EmeryTop 400 was developed for the solid waste industry's transfer station tipping floors.
Find out more about the World's Toughest Floor. Click the video button to watch EmeryTop 400.
FEATURED PRODUCT: Aquapel
Stop Concrete Damage from rain, snow and salt with Aquapel.
Aquapel GUARANTEES Penetrating Protection against moisture, snow, deicers, chloride salts, and rebar corrosion.
- Prevents concrete pitting
- Prevents concrete popouts
- Prevents concrete scaling
- Prevents concrete spalling
Features and Benefits
- Formulated to stop moisture and salt penetration.
- Odorless/VOCcompliant formulation.
- Ready-to-use, non-flammable, non-volatile, waterborne formulation.
- Environmentally safe.
- Invisible, non-darkening.
- No Film. Leaves surfaces breathable.
COMPARE PENETRATING AQUAPEL TO ACRYLIC SEALERS.
PRO-TIPS: Ironing out the wrinkles: Flat and level floors
The world may not be flat but concrete floors are becoming flatter, to the point of becoming "super flat."
Now there's new technology that tosses the ruler and lets you measure floor flatness with speed, precision, and incredible accuracy. More...
L&M Construction Chemicals is Proud to Support the Concrete Industry