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Refresh your building’s exterior and ensure its durability
Improve your interior with durable, low-VOC finishes tailored to your needs
Comprehensive warehouse floor markings and line-striping solutions tailored to your needs
Ready for all heights and types, with certified aerial lift operators
Restore, refresh, and increase the visual appeal of the exterior of your facilities
From pipe labeling to hazard marking, ensure safety and compliance
Coating solutions engineered for enduring performance, aesthetics, and regulatory compliance
Safeguard your installations against the elements with durable coatings
Protect and revitalize your machinery
Safety-focused, compliant painting for difficult-to-access areas
Ready for all heights and types, with certified aerial lift operators
Comprehensive warehouse floor markings and line-striping solutions tailored to your needs
Durable coatings for forklift traffic, slip resistance, chemical resistance, and more
Reliable sealing and caulking for commercial and industrial environments
Transform floors into sleek, resilient surfaces with our concrete polishing.
Durable repair, patching, and resurfacing for industrial and commercial spaces.
Ensure safety and compliance with secure footing for workers and customers
Certified ESD flooring for durability, safety, and compliance
Comprehensive warehouse floor markings and line-striping solutions tailored to your needs
Durability and thermal shock resistance for industrial environments.
Industrial Cleaning

Comprehensive industrial cleaning services. We’re committed to delivering thorough and efficient cleaning solutions that enhance safety, maintain equipment longevity, and ensure compliance with industry standards.

Ready for all heights and types, with certified aerial lift operators
From advanced robotics to heavy-duty machines, ensure optimal performance and longevity
Mitigate risk and prevent catastrophic outcomes with professional dust cleaning
Versatile cleaning and surface preparation for industrial needs.
Designed for delicate finishes to heavy-duty industrial cleaning
Eradicate dirt, grime, mold, and other contaminants from your facilities
An innovative, environmentally friendly, and efficient alternative to traditional blasting
Efficiently clean with no water, chemicals, or secondary waste
Concrete Polishing

When to Paint Concrete

Many people say that concrete must cure for 28 days before it can be painted. The 28-day figure comes from the fact that at that point concrete reaches its maximum compression strength. That said, concrete can indeed be painted sooner than 28 days. Below are other factors to keep in mind for new concrete projects in either new builds or renovations. 

Measure pH and Moisture Content

The best thing today in estimating when to paint concrete is measure the pH level and moisture content of the curing concrete. You can test pH digital gauges, pencils, and, for larger projects, a rainbow indicator can be used. This is sprayed onto the concrete, and when it dries it will gauge the pH by way of its color reaction to the concrete. That color is then matched to a color chart. Strips that are similar to those used in testing a pool's pH can also be used. 

Moisture tests are simpler. You can tape a plastic sheet to the concrete and then use a moisture meter to measure the concrete's moisture. It should be less than 5% before coating application. One thing to keep in mind with both of these tests is that multiple tests might be required, especially when it comes to moisture, and particular when the commercial space is of considerable dimensions. These will then need to be averaged to determine if it's optimal for coating. 

Other Factors

On previously painted concrete surfaces, the existing coating should be examined to determine its dry film thicknesses. This helps to determine if the coating is sound. Elastomeric coatings can be recoated with acrylic finishes. Laitance should be removed, as should Efflorescence, which is a powdery substance that leaches out of the concrete. For both existing projects and new builds, be sure that there are no cracks or other damage to the concrete. This will ensure adhesion. 

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