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5 Common Masonry Issues

Discover the 5 common masonry issues threatening your commercial structure

Do you REALLY understand the current condition of your commercial structure?  Most folks walk past crumbling and damaged masonry without noticing the problem. Without a trained eye, observing masonry damage is difficult and it often takes a major event to reveal problems.  At McGill Restoration, many of our customers call when they notice these common …

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assess your parking garage

Assess your parking garage to understand maintenance and restoration needs

Commercial structure owners should consider regular assessments to understand the condition of their investment. Ignoring key signs of early deterioration can lead to greater problems and put the structure at risk of closure. Learning to assess your structure and monitor for weaknesses can mitigate future repair costs. Identifying issues and solving problems early is one …

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Make your next commercial restoration project a success by partnering with a trusted contractor

Let’s face it – not all contractors are created equal. While many are trustworthy and capable, there are shady operators who lowball bids and execute subpar quality work. Your commercial restoration project is a major investment in the longevity and safety of the structure and finding a trusted contractor should be fundamental to the project …

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Learn about corrosion and why it can rapidly degrade and devalue commercial structures

Many commercial buildings are constructed with large structural steel and metallic components. Metals are fantastic for building and they have the ability to create long-lasting, extremely durable structures. The kryptonite to any metal structure (steel in particular) however is corrosion.   What Exactly is Corrosion? It begins small, with barely noticeable pitting that does not …

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Challenges in Healthcare Building Maintenance and Restoration

Restore your healthcare buildings with an experienced restoration team

Healthcare facilities require maintenance and restoration like any other commercial structure. The processes and demands are much higher, and every project presents unique needs that require creative solutions. The McGill Restoration team is specially equipped to conquer common challenges associated with healthcare facility work and has a proven track record of successful completion on especially …

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Waterproofing Membranes

Use waterproofing membranes to prevent recurring damage to your commercial structures

Are waterproofing membranes right for your structure? At some point, nearly every masonry structure or roadway will experience some form of water initiated or directly caused damage. Repairs are inevitable and typically built into maintenance budgets associated with each investment.   The repair costs and frequency can be minimized however with upfront prevention using waterproofing membranes. …

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project manager estimators (PMEs)

Project Estimators are essential to the success of McGill Restoration

A day in the life of a PME (project manager estimator) at McGill Restoration is busy and challenging. We are proud of the detail-oriented nature of every PME and the hard work they do to accurately estimate each project while following through to completion. Our proven process begins with a seven-step cycle that starts with …

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Industrial tank maintenance

Get the upper hand on industrial tank corrosion and deterioration with these maintenance best practices.

Your industrial storage tanks are constantly exposed to various elements. From the product you store on the interior of the tank to the shift in seasonal weather patterns on the exterior. Because of these factors, industrial tank maintenance is key to keeping your tanks functioning properly and in operation longer. Putting off basic maintenance can …

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when to call a contractor

Should you call an experienced contractor before putting your next project to bid?

Every project runs through the early phases of exploration and outlining with planners and engineers. The contractor is not necessarily present as stakeholders assess and discuss the details and expectations. Professional engineers will also meet and begin assessments for design without consulting a contractor.  While this is not uncommon, plenty of projects can benefit from …

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Everything you need to know about traffic coatings

Traffic coatings are a useful tool for preventative maintenance on busy surfaces. As the first line of defense against the elements and physical contact, coatings serve a critical role in protecting against damage and deterioration to high-traffic pedestrian and vehicle contact surfaces.  Various coatings offer robust applications with traffic slip resistance, aesthetic appeal and intensive …

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