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Protect Concrete From Freeze / Thaw Damage

Protect Concrete From Freeze / Thaw Damage   Permanently protect concrete from freeze / thaw damage by using Creto Deep Penetrating Sealer (DPS). Concrete is one of the most durable building materials known to man but it can be vulnerable to deterioration from weather, salts, and the freeze / thaw cycle. Concrete absorbs moisture when…

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Ultra-high Performance Concrete

Ultra-high Performance Concrete   Ultra-high performance concrete accidentally discovered when they added recycled, milled glass. I came across this article talking about concrete being supplemented with milled glass being much stronger and more dense. The concrete was also permanently waterproof. This instantly reminded me of what Creto Deep Penetrating Sealer (DPS) does. Creto DPS crystallizes…

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Sanitation in Daycare

Sanitation in Daycare The most important thing in daycare is safety. Sanitation in daycare plays a large part in making sure children are safe. There are many precautions that can be made to increase the sanitary conditions in a daycare or any environment with children present. Some of the precautions are keeping children’s areas tidy…

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Creating Energy From Hot Pavement

Creating Energy From Hot Pavement   Turning heat into electricity: Engineers are working on technology that will harvest clean energy from pavement While solar energy is a clean source of energy, not everyone can afford the often expensive installation costs. Now, a recent article has revealed that we might soon be able to harness solar…

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How To Dry Out Concrete in 24 Hours

How To Dry Out Concrete in 24 Hours   Concrete is an extremely porous substrate and absorbs large amounts of moisture after seasonal rains and flooding. Water from the earth below leeches up through the slab creating moisture problems in buildings, leading to mold and mildew growth. Mold growth should be avoided at all costs…

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How To Remove Epoxy From Concrete

How To Remove Epoxy From Concrete   Shot blast machines can be used to remove epoxy topcoats and other topical sealant / paints from concrete floors. Shot blast machines use small metal pellets (shot) blasted down upon the concrete, removing any stubborn topical coating. These machines recycle the shot which reduces waste. They also have…

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Green Concrete Sealer

Green Concrete Sealer   Creto Deep Penetrating Sealer is the one and only green concrete sealer on the market that is permanent (one time application), breathable, and holds a hydrostatic head. This unique product hardens and strengthens the substrate while neutralizing the pH of the slab. Creto DPS also reduces or eliminates freeze-thaw damage,  mineral…

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How To Prepare Concrete Floors For Topcoats

How To Prepare Concrete Floors For Topcoats   There are three things to address before applying a topcoat to any concrete floor… Contaminants, moisture, and pH. Contaminants can be anything from dust and dirt to grease, mold, mildew and other topical sealants. These need to be removed before any topical sealant can properly adhere to…

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How to permanently seal grout.

How To Seal Grout

How To Seal Grout Permanently   Grout is an extremely porous substrate and collects stains, dirt, and mold quickly if it is not properly sealed. You can get unwanted urine smells in bathrooms, stains on kitchen floors, and mold growth in shower stalls. You can prevent this from happening by properly sealing your grout. It’s…

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