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Overcoming the Skilled Labor Shortage at McGill Restoration

Table of Contents It’s no secret. The construction industry faces a labor shortage. It’s hard to find skilled labor, but demand remains high. This creates a serious problem industry-wide and every company has a different approach to filling critical roles. At McGill Restoration, we have worked hard to train and retain a great team. Here’s …

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Ultimate Guide to Traffic Coatings

Ultimate Guide to Traffic Coatings

Protect concrete surfaces with the right traffic coatings for your situation. Concrete is an exceptional building material when protected. When unprotected however, the porous concrete will quickly absorb water and chemicals that can compromise structural integrity and cause erosion.  Traffic coatings are critical for the lifespan of these structures. It’s durable and can withstand constant …

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Restoration Techniques and Methods: Sanishield

Sanishield: Specialized Coatings Engineered for the Food and Beverage Industry   Not all coatings are created equal. The food and beverage industry specifically requires high-performance coatings that are capable of sustaining abuse. Moreover, they must meet USDA compliance standards for incidental contact with food products. Sanishield is raising the bar on coating capabilities and McGill …

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Historic building restoration keeps community landmarks viable and valuable for future generations.

Restored with Pride: The Art of Keeping Historic Structures in Service

Historic building restoration is is an important priority for many communities around Nebraska, Iowa, and the general Midwest. Preserving and restoring buildings is important for the entire United States, not just the Midwest. Many have the original look and are maintained to serve the communities where they stand. Without specialized restoration efforts, however, many historic …

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2023 Commercial Restoration Trend: FRP

Fiber Reinforced Polymer: Increase load capacity without replacing columns and beams.   Replacing or adding supplemental structural columns and beams is labor-intensive and expensive. Logistics, material costs and the skilled crews required to remove structural elements from a building while forming and installing replacements are serious undertakings. Luckily, modern materials and processes are rapidly being …

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Commercial Restorations Techniques and Methods: CLAM

Technique Spotlight: Protect Your Concrete and Steel with CLAM Applications   When concrete and steel are exposed to the elements while also experiencing constant wear, the materials need some form of lasting protection. High-traffic surfaces are especially vulnerable and the construction world has seen an evolution of methods and materials used to protect everything from …

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The Ins and Outs of Parking Garage Repair and Restoration From the Experts

Table of Contents At McGill Restoration, we live and breathe all things parking garages, and our crews are experienced in parking garage maintenance and restoration. In this guide, we are taking an in-depth look at all things parking garages, including a heavy focus on maintenance and some important information about restoration. Read on to grasp …

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