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What You Need to Know About Coating Concrete

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Concrete/cement is the No. 1 building material in the world – and one the most problematic surfaces you’re likely to encounter in typical commercial work, says Gary Vorick, Global Training Manager, Sherwin-Williams. Here’s what you need to know to prevent paint failure on concrete and masonry substrates. Moisture, movement and a variable surface Unlike steel,…

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New: Get Loxon® All-Weather Concrete Protection in a Semi-Transparent Stain

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Enhance the natural variation in concrete by adding semi-transparent color with Loxon® Vertical Concrete Stain, coming to your Sherwin-Williams store in summer 2017. The new Semi-Transparent Stain addition to the Loxon family is ideal for large commercial concrete structures or horizontal surfaces. It’s perfect for fences, traffic barriers and any exterior masonry where maintaining the…

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The Best Coatings for Concrete in Cold Climates

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In our story, Coating Concrete When It’s Cold: What You Need to Know, we outlined the key things every commercial painting contractor needs to consider when taking on a job that requires coating concrete at lower temperatures. Here is our guide to the products that will give you the best results in these conditions. In…

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Coatings Choice Crucial on Chicago Condo Conversion Job

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the exterior of the vb1224 lofts project in Chicago

With high ceilings and expansive views, the VB 1224 Lofts project was the perfect space for a condominium conversion. But transforming an abandoned paper mill in Chicago’s West Loop into a showcase of contemporary loft living would not be a simple task. The challenge: Deteriorating substrates An exterior inspection found significant deterioration of the eight-story…

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