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Ecodur 201: Sealing & Coating a Cracked Garage Floor

Email: info@castagra.com Tel: (303) 483-3245 Insurance companies fork out millions of dollars annually to repair homes affected by soil movement. The upward heaving movement of the ground beneath the buildings frequently results from clay soils grabbing back moisture after trees and undergrowth have been cleared. The vegetation had previously been wicking away huge amounts of [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating a Brew Pub Floor

The Brewers Association mid-year survey results announced in late July, 2016, showed an 8 percent growth in the first half of the year. Overall, the craft brewing industry contributed over $55.7 billion in 2014 and more than 424,000 jobs with 115,000 jobs directly at breweries and brew pubs. Colorado ranks first in the nation for [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating an Asphalt Roof (Theater Chain)

Email: info@castagra.com Tel: (303) 483-3245 Asphalt roofing is one of the most popular materials used in the United States. In fact, asphalt, a naturally occurring material that can be seen seeping from the ground in many places around the world, has been used by Mankind for roofing for thousands of years. Often reinforced with natural [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating Over a Cementitious Roof

Every year, more than one million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer, making it the most common form of cancer in the country. In the United States, one person dies of skin cancer every hour of melanoma every year. Not surprisingly UV also ravages unprotected inanimate surfaces, whether they be exposed lumber, car paint, fabrics, [...]

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Ecodur 201: Coating a Factory Floor with a Dock Leveler

A global leader in spunlaced nonwoven fabrics had chosen to locate in Tennessee. Their building had an extension added to the factory a few years previously by the former owner. During the expansion, the then owner had not removed the dock leveller frame or finished the area properly. Dock levelers bridge the gap between a [...]

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Ecodur 201: Asphalt Coating (After Many Years)

Asphalt in its naturally occurring tar­like form, has had various uses over the past two thousand years, mostly as a type of adhesive or water­proofing mixture. However, by the 1830s in the UK and 1870s in the US, it was starting to be used as a paving material. Today, by far the largest use of [...]

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4 Inspiring Women In the Coating Industry

  The coating industry has been a male dominated profession due to gender stereotyping, unequal job opportunities, and pay disparity between men and women. In the past few years, however, women are beginning to rise to higher ranks in the coating industry and are starting to pave the way for other women who are interested [...]

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Ecodur 201: Garage Floor Coating Project

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Social Media Can Encourage Sustainability Growth in Organizations

source:   When I talk about social media with my parents, they look at me with a slightly vacant look in their eyes and their mouths are open ajar – enough for air to go in and out to stay alive. I then mention Twitter. Still nothing. Then I mention Facebook. Their faces light up [...]

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Ecodur 201: Flat Roof Coating Project

Flat roof design is literally shrouded in the roots of time as ancient examples have long collapsed such as Roman and Greek Temples where just a few columns exist today. Clearly their masonry or wood construction made sense and still does in hot, dry climates. In developed and developing countries they are a typical features [...]

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