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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?


Dumond Chemicals Inc.
Peel Away®1 Heavy Duty Paint Remover

has been the #1 Choice of Professionals who perform Historic Restoration and Lead Paint Abatement for over 25 years. Peel Away®1 is an eco-safe method for removing up to 30 Coats of oil-based lead paints in a single application.

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA Inspection Instruments

Eliminate Application Uncertainties:
• Moisture Content
• Ambient Conditions
• Surface Preparation
• Coating Thickness
Call 1-800-KTA-GAGE

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit www.sspc2016.com

Beautiful Wood, NO flames

Achieve a Class A flame spread rating on your fine wood products with a clear, varnish-quality, durable finish. PyroCide Clear by PyroTech

World of Concrete
World of Concrete 2016

NEW for 2016: The all-new precast area focuses on precast products, technologies and equipment including coring machines, pipe unloaders, precast forms, above/below ground precast, concrete pipe, manhole and septic tank equipment, and more!

Keim Mineral Coatings
Translucent concrete stains for new and old concrete

Penetrating, translucent mineral silicate stains harmonize uneven concrete color and blend patches and repairs, without the "painted" look. Will never peel.

PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
Industrial strength performance in ONE can.

Now get the durability and protection of two components in one can: Amercoat® ONE, PSX® ONE and Sigmadur ONE.

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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