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Platinum Applicator Spotlight - Surfacex
Surfacex Concrete Floor Coating Company: consistently creating long-lasting floors while reliably meeting customers’ schedules, using Ucrete® and other performance flooring products from Master Builders Solutions
Bay to Bay Stone Restoration installs chemical-resistant floor at Rock & Brews
MasterTop SRS Flooring was chosen for the restaurant’s kitchen, as it is chemical resistant and easy to clean.
News Release: Master Builders Solutions launches MasterEmaco OneMix Concrete Repair System
Master Builders Solutions introduces a customizable, environmentally friendly concrete repair system designed to increase versatility, efficiency and ease of use on jobsites.
Quebec Fertilizer Manufacturing Plant Turns to Master Builders Solutions for Flooring Solutions
Fermentation of their fertilizer products creates a high concentration of Acetic Acid (92%) which is corrosive to the facility floors. Master Builders Solutions was brought in to remedy the flooring issues, which in addition to Acetic Acid attack included such challenges as vehicular impact, humidity, no vapor barrier under the slab and aggressive cleaning protocols.
NYC Underground Parking Garage Highlights New Inspection Regulations
A 32-story residential high-rise in New York City had an underground parking garage badly in need of both structural repairs and waterproofing improvements.
Three Palms Point condominiums restoration
Three Palms Point is a community on St. Pete Beach, Florida which includes two 13-story condominiums that were built in 1974. 48-year-old high-rise structures facing the Gulf of Mexico will invariably suffer the ravages of time, salt-water breezes, and significant rain and humidity.
Let's Talk Concrete Livestream Recording: Shotcrete and Waterproofing for Civil and Underground Applications
Dairy processing facility needs Master Builders Solutions flooring for safety, stability, & sterilization
Master Builders Solutions helped High Desert Milk, a dairy cooperative in Burley, Idaho, maintain its high standards with the installation of a Ucrete DP and TCCS floor system perfectly suited for its needs.
Let's Talk Concrete Livestream Recording: Durable Concrete Slabs with Extended Joint Spacing
North American grocery chain enlists Master Builders Solutions for major flooring remodel
One of the giants in the grocery world reached out to Master Builders Solutions to repair, replace, and update floors in locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Common issues contractors face when installing sealants and how to address them
If water is the source for most problems in any structure, a well-specified sealant is a structure's first line of defense. But not all sealants are created equal, and not every installation is trouble-free.
High-performing hybrid sealants offer durability and flexibility
As buildings become increasingly complex in design, assembly and scope of materials, there are new sets of challenges that architects, engineers and contractors must face. One of these is moisture infiltration, which poses a greater risk as buildings become more intricate. Failing to effectively protect buildings against external water and air can be a costly mistake, resulting in project callbacks and damaged business reputations. That's where sealants come in.
Classic cars. Masterwork floors
MasterTop 1234 CF Decorative Flake broadcast epoxy with UV stable polyurethane topcoat (TC 493) was used in the collector’s showroom. MasterTop 1213 high build epoxy, also with topcoat TC 493 was used in the wash bay area.
University of Utah football stadium reopens with Master Builders Solutions flooring
Master Builders Solutions’ MasterTop SRS flooring was installed in the new locker rooms, concessions, restrooms, and mechanical room areas to meet the challenges of heavy use and abuse.
Let's Talk Concrete: Preventing Concrete Scaling
New first-class petfood manufacturing facility installs Master Builders Solutions superior flooring
When Petsource created a new state-of-the-art facility in Seward, Nebraska for petfood manufacturers, the company demanded a “sanitary design with an unparalleled focus on food safety.” Master Builders Solutions offered a literal ground floor solution to their needs.
Let's Talk Concrete Livestream Recording: High Performance/High Strength Concrete
Cold weather concreting: what you need to know
Colder weather is upon us but that doesn’t mean construction stops. When it comes to working with concrete in colder temperatures, good planning and preparation can mean the difference between success and failure on your next cold weather concreting project.
Why deferring maintenance of your parking garage will cost you more in the long run
Today parking structure owners and managers face many challenges from shrinking budgets to limited staff. As a result, it’s easy to fall into a cycle of deferred maintenance but this strategy comes with a heavy price in the long run.
A holistic approach to parking garage construction
Master Builders Solutions and Watson Bowman Acme have a broad range of products and support services that provide a holistic parking garage solution.
Low Dust Grouts and Concrete Mortars from Master Builders Solutions Help Companies Observe OSHA Standards
Master Builders Solutions has taken the lead in addressing exposure to these harmful air-borne agents on the front-end, by creating low-dust grouts and repair mortars.
Introducing Ucrete CS, the next generation heavy-duty flooring system with enhanced Color Stability
The new Ucrete CS offers colors that won’t yellow, resists staining from harsh conditions (including UV light), and provides a bright, attractive, and secure working environment for the long life of the floor.
Let's Talk Concrete Livestream Recording: Returned Concrete Management
Top reasons to work with a single manufacturer for the building envelope
When it comes to building materials and manufactures the architectural and design community has many options when designing and specifying for a new construction or restoration project. Here are six reasons to work with a single manufacturer for the entire building envelope.
Let's Talk Concrete Livestream Recording: Finishability of Concrete
BIM-Enabled Tools and their Impact on Designing for High-Performance Building Solutions
Acrocrete by Master Builders Solutions and Pacific Supply host special event for contractors
Acrocrete by Master Builders Solutions and Pacific Supply partner to host an exciting event for contractors, featuring residential construction solutions.
Let's Talk Concrete Livestream Recording: Sustainability — EPDs and Eco-Efficiency Analysis
Introducing Ucrete HF60RT
Master Builders Solutions Ucrete HF60RT, a flow-applied flooring system, provides rapid installation, making it ideal for new construction and renovation projects with a fast-track schedule.
Master Builders Solutions partners with the CPI Foundation
Master Builders Solutions partnered with the CPI Foundation, a non-profit educational foundation, to support and promote their mission in assisting military service member civilian transition and national landmark preservation.
Let's Talk Concrete Livestream Recording: Troubleshooting Air in Concrete
Let's Talk Concrete Livestream Recording: Utilizing Blended Cements & SCMs for Durability and Sustainability
MasterTop 1215 AHS Project Featured in CoatingsPro Magazine
MasterTop Epoxy flooring was featured in the May 2021 issue of Coating Pro magazine.
Let's Talk Concrete Livestream Recording: Self-Consolidating Concrete
Introducing MasterSeal TC 295 Clear
MasterSeal TC 295 Clear offers a clear solution for top coating decorative blends of flakes, quartz and metallic pigment taking aesthetics and performance to the next level.
Let's Talk Concrete Livestream Recording - MB Slab: Durable Concrete Slabs & Improved Service Life Through Extended Joint Spacing
Master Builders Solutions Launches Color Rendering Tool for Flooring
Design your own floor blend in seconds with this easy-to-use visualization tool.
Let's Talk Concrete Livestream Recording: Introduction to Admixtures
Let's Talk Concrete Livestream Recording: Concrete Cracking: Causes and Prevention
Let's Talk Concrete Livestream Recording: Pursuit of Concrete Carbon Reduction
Top 5 Construction Systems Projects of 2020
Taking a look back at 2020 and recognizing the top five most memorable construction systems projects of the year.
New AIA Course: The Concepts of Color Appearance & Perception
This new AIA course introduces the concepts of color appearance and human perception, as well as provides participants with an understanding of pigment function and weatherability.
Master Builders Solutions Launches Online Selector Tools
Master Builders Solutions has created online product selector and estimator tools for both concrete repair and precision grouts.
Who is Driving the BIM Bus?
Have you ever wondered what in the world is driving the topic of BIM in the world’s largest ecosystem: construction?
MaxGrip Veneer Mortar Demonstrates Superior Performance
MaxGrip Veneer Mortar has revolutionized the installation of stone and thin brick veneer.
Congratulations to 2021 Wall Systems Master Contractors
We are pleased to congratulate the first group of contractors that have achieved Master Contractor status for 2021.
Master Builders Solutions teams up with Boral Stone Division
Master Builders Solutions is proud to team up with Boral Stone Division, the producers of North America’s most recognized brands of manufactured stone veneer.
Cold Weather Construction Solutions
As we move into the winter months, here are some construction solutions designed to perform in cold weather.