Articles (40)


Foam Core Construction: An Intro to the Craft

from D+D In Depth, December 2017 ; by NATHAN GIFFIN, VERTICAL ARTISANS

Incorporating foam core into vertical concrete construction has the potential to crea...


A Waterborne UV Wood Coating That Goes with the Grain in a Unique, Sustainable Floor

from D+D In Depth, September 2017 ; by Steven Reinstadtler and Robert Wade, Covestro LLC

The evolution of water-based UV-cured wood coating technology has led to the availabi...


Getting to the Bottom of Green Roof Success

from D+D In Depth, May 2017 ; by BRIAN KELLY, KEMPER SYSTEM AMERICA, INC.

Landscaping is no longer limited to the grounds surrounding the building, but is find...


Building Consensus: How to Approach Moisture in Your Next Project

from D+D Print, Spring 2017 ; by Amy Woodall, Editor

Moisture intrusion is one of the biggest painting contractor concerns, and it’s impor...


A Preservation Perspective on Coatings

from D+D In Depth, March 2017 ; by DEBORAH SLATON, WISS, JANNEY, ELSTNER ASSOCIATES INC.

Coatings play a significant role in the rehabilitation of historic structures, with c...


Key Considerations for Coating Metal Roofs

from D+D In Depth, March 2017 ; by STEVEN HEINJE, GAF

From cleaning to working with factory finishes, there are a number of issues to be aw...


Selecting Sealers and Coatings for
Decorative Concrete

from D+D In Depth, February 2016 ; by Chris Sullivan, ChemSystems Inc.

The question of what sealer or coating to use can be confusing. Unfortunately, there ...


Liquid-Applied Flashing
Gains Traction in Construction

from D+D In Depth, January 2016 ; by Harold Hower, Editor, D+D In Depth

Liquid-applied flashing for penetrations, seams, and rough openings in walls is findi...


Concrete Floor Coatings and Treatments

from D+D Print, November 2014


Over-the-Top Performance

from D+D Print, November 2014 ; by Frank Lewis, SUNDEK Decorative Concrete Products

For decorative concrete overlays that perform, avoid these ‘wrong turns.’


Repair the Building Before You Repair the Paint

from D+D Online Features, D+D February 2013 2013 ; by Kevin J. Brown and Kenneth A. Trimber

When the paint on the exterior of a building exhibits heavy fading, chalking, or peel...


Keeping the Shine: Training in Maintaining Polished Concrete Floors

from D+D Online Features, September 2012 ; by Howard Jancy

Hellooooo! Is anybody listening? Too often, I hear myself saying that when, fo...


Concrete-Dyeing Project Cooks up New Look for ‘Fudds’

from D+D Online Features, February 2011 ; by Jill Speegle

Renovating a functioning restaurant can present a daunting assignment—not to mention ...


Sealant Smarts

from PWC, November/December 2010 ; by Rodney Conn

Product performance is put to the test.


New Product Spotlight

from PWC, September/October 2009


Concrete artistry with color and design

from JAC, August/September 2009

Decorative concrete techniques, including the use of color dyes, concrete polishing, ...


Recent product releases

from JAC, August/September 2009


Gray? No way!

from JAC, June/July 2009 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

A varied palette of color and design options creates a host of choices for the concre...


Concrete stains and dyes: Surveying the color spectrum

from JAC, March/April 2009 ; by Howard Jancy, Butterfield Color Inc.

Mixing and matching of chemistries, substrates inspires creation of varied artistic i...


Product Pipeline

from JAC, March/April 2009


Special Advertising Gallery: Concrete coatings and treatments

from JAC, March/April 2009

A sampling of materials that offer an expanding array of choices to boost the appeara...


Annual Buying & Specifying Guide - Concrete sealers

from JAC, December 2008


Making it clear on water repellents (Part 1)

from JAC, August/September 2008 ; by David W. Boyer, PROSOCO Inc.

This two-part examination of clear water repellents for above-grade concrete and maso...


Product Pipeline

from JAC, August/September 2008 ; by Technology Publishing


Making the call on the concrete wall

from JAC, June/July 2008 ; by Deborah Slaton and Paul Gaudette, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc.

Key issues in the use of coatings and sealers for concrete walls include a number of ...


Putting a hold on leaks

from JAC, June/July 2008 ; by Christopher Perego, BASF Construction Chemicals-Building Systems

Sealants and coatings for concrete play a crucial role in keeping water on the outsid...


Stain and sealer system transforms concrete floors at Ave Maria University

from JAC, March/April 2008


The war against water

from JAC, March/April 2008 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology, LLC

An array of water-repellent and waterproofing measures are enlisted in the never-endi...


JAC Buying and Specifying Guide

from JAC, December 2007

In the first annual JAC Buying and Specifying Guide, information from more than 160 m...


Crash Course: Getting up to speed on penetrating parking-deck sealers

from JAC, March/April 2007 ; by Gary Henry, PROSOCO

The most commonly specificed penetrating, breathable sealers for parking decks come i...


Monster of a Midway Job

from JAC, March/April 2007 ; by Gary Henry, PROSOCO

Boasting 25,422 available parking spaces and encompassing approximately 3 million squ...


Securing the Deck

from JAC, March/April 2007 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E.

Concrete, one of the most widely used and versatile construction materials, is the ty...


Deceiving appearance: Concrete, for all its strengths, can present complexities for coatings

from JAC, January/February 2007 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC

Cement and concrete are our most versatile building materials, and their use can be t...


Natural themes permeate PPG’s color-trends forecast

from JAC, January/February 2007

A connection to the natural world and its elements figures prominently in PPG Industr...


Protection for a concrete world

from JAC, August/September 2006 ; by Gary Henry, PROSOCO

The strength, durability and, yes, beauty of concrete may appear ageless, but it’s no...


Directory of Sealers for Masonry and Concrete

from JAC, January 2006

This buying guide lists and describes clear and pigmented as well as film-forming and...


Sealers and coatings for masonry and concrete: The essentials

from JAC, January 2006 ; by Deborah Slaton, James D. Connolly, and Leonard L. Phelps

This article examines reasons for sealing or coating (or not coating) exterior masonr...


The cold, hard truth on concrete sealers and coatings

from JAC, January 2006 ; by Jayson Helsel

Sealing or coating concrete and masonry surfaces can significantly extend their usefu...


Institute announces industry-government plan to develop projects, strategies for leftover paint

from JAC, July 2005

The Product Stewardship Institute (Boston, MA) recently announced an industry-governm...


New coatings VOC limits go into effect in Mid-Atlantic

from JAC, January 2005

WASHINGTON—New volatile organic compound (VOC) limits on architectural and industrial...


 
 
   

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