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Using Sealants in Expansion Joints Over 1″ Wide

Posted On : November 17, 2020

For our second blog post of November 2020, we explore the guidelines and recommendations for using sealants in expansion joints over 1” in width. Applying sealants in horizontal and vertical joints over 1” wide is not uncommon and can be […]

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Contractor Spotlight: Advanced Caulking Services & Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater

Posted On : November 3, 2020

Known as one of the most recognizable houses in the world, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater has graced the covers and pages of Time and Life magazine and was featured in a traveling exhibition by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) […]

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Words of Wisdom When Working With Pecora-Deck Traffic Coatings

Posted On : October 21, 2020

In order to meet the ever-growing demands of the market, and to expand our architectural weatherproofing product offerings, Pecora acquired Carlisle Coatings and Waterproofing deck coatings in 2012. Since the purchase of the product line, Pecora has worked to push […]

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FAQs: Deck Coating-Skid Resistance & Aggregate

Posted On : October 7, 2020

For this month’s first blog post, we revisit our list of frequently asked questions. These are questions we receive on a daily basis from contractors, distributors, architects, consultants, etc., regarding our three product lines: architectural sealants, traffic coatings, and air, […]

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Fluid Applied Air Barrier vs. Sheet Applied Air Barrier Membranes

Posted On : September 15, 2020

For our final blog post of September 2020, we dive into the difference between Fluid Applied Air Barriers (FAAB) and Sheet Applied Air Barriers (SAAB). There are several factors that influence a building designer and contractor’s decision when making the […]

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Are Tamper Proof & Tamper Resistant Sealants Compatible With Cleaning Agents Used to Deep Clean Schools?

Posted On : August 31, 2020

Over the last few months, we have discussed the way in which we operate our businesses will completely change moving forward. This includes the importance of ensuring and maintaining a safe environment for employees, customers, distributors, and carriers within our […]

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Tamper Resistant vs. Tamper Proof Sealants – And Where These Products Can Be Applied

Posted On : August 18, 2020

Often we are asked to explain the difference between “tamper proof” and “tamper resistant” when discussing sealants. More specifically, we recommend the right sealant that will be used in an institutional setting such as a prison, school, animal enclosure, or […]

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35 Years of Pecora Silicone Sealants

Posted On : August 4, 2020

This year, we are proud to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Pecora Silicone Sealant Program. Since 1985, Pecora has worked to provide a complete line of flexible, protective silicone sealants which we continue to innovate today. Our wide variety […]

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How Temperature & Humidity Affect Cure Time

Posted On : July 9, 2020

Once again, the summer season is upon us and as sure as the sun is going to shine, questions regarding the installation of sealant at elevated temperatures is eminent. There will always be a new wave of novice sealant installers […]

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Project Spotlight: 1901 L Street, Washington, D.C.

Posted On : June 30, 2020

Known as one of the best intersections in the Central Business District (CBD), the office building at 1901 L Street is the most prominent and hot commodity among real estate in downtown Washington, D.C. According to The Meridian Group, “The […]

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