Preparing concrete surfaces for stains and overlays is a time consuming process that takes careful attention to detail to ensure each step is followed. If any steps are missed, a contractor can run the costly risk of not producing the planned results and having to re-do the job from the beginning.
Concrete contractors can bring surfaces to life using a technique called decorative saw cutting and scoring. There are many tools available for cutting patterns into concrete to create dramatic affects. Contractors can use hand held saws or special engraving tools which were specifically designed to score concrete. With concretes many uses it is important for every contractor to be aware of the many dangers as well.
Nuclear power plant demolition requires a considerable amount of planning and preparation before the project can start. Careful regard for worker safety and environment protection must be made when dealing with radioactive waste containment during demolition and decommissioning projects.
Swimming pools are a nice to have especially when the temperature begins to rise. Pools create a space for socializing, having fun and just to simply relax. As the summer days draw closer you want to make sure your pool is jump in ready and to do that, you may need to make a repair or two.
The goal of every contractor during a bridge repair or maintenance project should be to maintain public safety, worker safety, prevent or minimize the delivery of sediment and toxic chemicals into waterways and to protect the riparian and aquatic habitat.
Virtually all motor yachts, sailboats, work boats, commercial ships and naval craft that have been built in the last 100 years are constructed of materials that, when repaired or maintained, create large amounts of toxic dusts.
Today’s builders and designers recognize the value concrete adds to their plans. Concrete binds structures together, adds support, and adds ascetically pleasing architectural elements to a building. Concrete functions as the centerpiece to some of the most breathtaking construction projects.
The issue with extensive use of concrete and masonry products in building today, is the increased potential/risk of exposing construction workers to the hazardous dust particles that typical in the cutting and grinding process. Grinding surfaces like fiberglass, concrete, wood, paint and epoxies can create toxic dusts that lead to the potential exposure of hazardous substances in the air.