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D+D May 2014

D+D May 2014

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Maintenance + Renovation

Asphalt Green’s Fresh Face

by Asphalt Green’s Fresh Face

A construction team copes with the unexpected in restoring a New York City landmark.

Good Technical Practice

Reducing the Moisture Content in Poured Concrete Slabs

by Don Schnell, DRYCO

When the concrete is too wet for flooring, your best bet - natural drying, dehumidification or sealers - depends on schedule and budget.

Directories/Buying Guides

2014 Contractor Directory, Plus Contractor Survey

Durability + Design’s annual directory includes more than 1,000 commercial and architectural contractors in the United States and Canada. Plus, who is the "typical" commercial painting contractor?



White Tiles and Lessons Learned

by Pamela Simmons, Editorial Director

Concrete Q + A

Concrete Spoken Here

by Gary Henry

D+D’s newest column tackles your questions, from design to décor.

Case Study

Profiles in Surface Prep

by Gary Henry

Sometimes just getting the surface ready for coating is the hardest part of the job.

Picture This!

How Would You Describe It?


KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA Consulting Services

Independent assessment of coating failures – in the field and laboratory.
Contact: Kevin Brown, 336-386-4000

Pratt & Lambert Paints

Pro-Hide® Gold Ultra is the ideal paint for your customers and your business. It delivers a beautiful finish, outstanding hide, easy application and excellent touch-up. And now pros can bid on even more jobs, because Pro-Hide Gold Ultra is MPI® Approved for interior gloss levels 1-5.

Graco Inc.
Eco-Friendly Surface Prep

• Blast with 92% less dust
• Use less media
• Less containment & disposal costs
Graco® EcoQuip® Vapor Abrasive® Blast Equipment Learn more

PPG Pittsburgh Paints

Our finest quality exterior paint provides extraordinary protection against weathering and extreme outdoor conditions. The 100% acrylic formula contains urethane technology for strong adhesion to exterior surfaces, resulting in a tough, flexible coating resistant to cracking, peeling and flaking.

Keim Mineral Coatings
Mineral-Art® Artist Paints
+ Web Store

Colors and mineral paints that will last for generations. Secure your artistic legacy today with Keim Mineral-Art™ base coats, artist paints and pigments.

Atlas Material Testing Technology

Helping You Put Your Products To The Test

• Outdoor Accelerated
• Laboratory Testing
• Accelerated Weathering

www.atlas-mts.com atlas.info@ametek.com


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