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How Are Water Towers Painted?

on Feb 22, 2021 10:28:58 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Water Tanks
Painting a water tower can be challenging work. Water tank painting has traditionally been among the more complex commercial painting services. There is rarely a “good” time for a water tank to be out of commission. The requirements of coating application may be in conflict with the needs of those who rely on the water tower.
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Types of Industrial Flooring

on Jan 20, 2021 7:15:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Industrial Equipment
Choosing the right flooring system makes a substantial difference in how your facility performs. Your floor must resist abrasion from foot and vehicle traffic, have enough compressive strength to stand up to the equipment you use, and offer grip qualities that match your needs. Flooring also helps you with other environmental challenges, such as saving on energy use and making your space safer.
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Why Protective Coatings Are Needed for Your Parking Garage

on Nov 25, 2020 10:30:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments |
A parking garage has the potential to be one of the most profitable ventures around. It needs little in the way of staff and provides an essential service. Once you’ve finished a commercial paint job to make the exterior look great, you have an asset that can profit consistently every month.
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Your Aircraft Hangar and Industrial Coatings

on Nov 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Surface Prep Safety
Private and charter jets have seen plenty of activity throughout 2020. Travelers want to take trips with minimum human contact. Companies that provide on-demand air service are expanding and updating facilities. No matter whether you have a state of the art jet or a small hobby aircraft, however, the hangar where you keep your aircraft is one of your most important investments. During an aircraft's downtime, conditions inside the hangar determine a great deal about its longevity and maintenance.
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Which Coatings Are Preferred For Government Buildings

on Oct 22, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments |
The combination of affordable upfront cost and strong long-term savings captured through specialty coatings has made them very popular for government buildings. Even local and county offices, not always known for extensive budgets, can control maintenance costs by selecting the right coatings.
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Why Industrial Facilities Choose Epoxy Flooring

on Sep 25, 2020 8:45:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Industrial Projects Surface Prep
Choice of flooring is an important one for an industrial facility. You need a floor that will stand up to traffic and any environmental hazards the workplace presents. Flooring failure can cost thousands of dollars and may leave your workforce and the public at risk.
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Protect Industrial Equipment with Protective Coatings

on Sep 8, 2020 10:37:36 AM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Marine Coatings Industrial Equipment
Industrial equipment is a major investment. It represents a big upfront cost and ongoing maintenance – and your operations usually can’t function without all the equipment you need. As soon as you introduce a new piece of equipment, your first question should be: “How can I extend its service life?”
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Why Direct to Metal Coatings Are Important - Marine Equipment

on Aug 26, 2020 7:30:00 AM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Industrial Projects Marine Coatings
Direct to metal (DTM) coatings are becoming more popular in the industrial setting as a whole and marine environments in particular.  DTM formulas enable high quality coatings to be applied directly to a metal substrate without the use of a primer. They are applied by spray, brush, roll, or coil coating.
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Waterproofing and Sealing Your Industrial Building

on Aug 20, 2020 1:30:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 1 Comment | Waterproofing Industrial Projects Coatings
Protecting the structural integrity of your building depends on two main factors: A proactive maintenance strategy that addresses and remediates damage A coating strategy that defends against ongoing environmental hazards There are several ways these two concerns can overlap. Perhaps none is more familiar than the question of waterproof coating. Waterproofing has waxed and waned in popularity in different industries. Done right, it is an essential part of protecting any facility.
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