sweating concrete

Sweating Concrete

Sweating Concrete   Does your concrete sweat like a pig? Like when you set something down on the concrete, move it later and there’s a wet spot where the item was? Sweating concrete not good. I’ve seen this problem many times when I’m resurfacing concrete. Usually when there’s high humidity or excessive moisture in the…

100 Year Old Pavers Lobby Floor Restored

Pavers Lobby Floor Restored

100 Year Old Pavers Lobby Floor Restored A building on Union Street in San Francisco had contacted my company to restore their old lobby floor. This building was over 100 years old and still had it’s original paver tile in their lobby. Most of the tiles were in good condition but the sealers had yellowed…

Concrete And Stone Improvement Products

Concrete And Stone Improvement Products

Concrete And Stone Improvement Products CretoSeal™ has teamed up with Modern Stone Technologies and Concrete Chemistries to create the best line of concrete and stone improvement products. Our line of products includes many different cleaners and sealers for natural stone and grout along with an easy to use line of stains and sealers for concrete.…

Radon Mitigation In Concrete

Radon Mitigation in Concrete

Radon Mitigation In Concrete Did you know that radon gas is one of the leaders in causing lung cancer in the US? Radon mitigation in concrete slabs can be expensive to fix but there are do-it-yourself solutions. We all know mitigating radon gas in your home is extremely important but where do you start? Testing…

protect concrete from freeze / thaw damage

Protect Concrete From Freeze / Thaw Damage

Protect Concrete From Freeze / Thaw Damage Permanently protect concrete from freeze / thaw damage by waterproofing the substrate. This stops the moisture from freezing and causing the freeze / thaw contraction and expansion. Concrete is one of the most durable building materials known to man. It can still be vulnerable to deterioration from weather,…

How to permanently seal grout.

How To Seal Grout

How To Seal Grout   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 easy,…

Elevator Pit Waterproofing

Elevator Pit Waterproofing

Elevator Pit Waterproofing   Elevators pits can be susceptible to flooding and water leakage because of the fact that the pits are usually one of the lowest points in a building and therefor below grade. Water can seep into the pit and pool there causing damage to the concrete foundation and to the elevator equipment.…

Permanently Stop Urine Smell In Concrete

Permanently Stop Urine Smell In Concrete

How To Permanently Stop Urine Smell In Concrete   How do you stop urine smell in concrete when it’s an extremely porous substrate that absorbs most liquids? Sealing your concrete can help prevent this from happening. For instance, most penetrating sealants break down over time. Likewise, topical / surface sealants eventually break down and wear…