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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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Pecora Joint Sealant Chemical Compatibility Cleaning Agents, Degreasers, & Detergents

Posted On : June 16, 2020

Last month Constructive Conversations discussed the necessary steps Pecora is taking to ensure a safe environment for employees, customers, distributors, and carriers. This included applying a 24-hour bacteria/virus disinfectant on all touchpoints throughout the offices and warehouse, and all common […]

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How to Plan for Unexpected Construction Shutdowns in the Future

Posted On : June 2, 2020

The world of building construction as we know it is changing. There are newly established guidelines and procedures just to enter a jobsite; workers are required to wear face masks and wash their hands on a regular basis; and everyone […]

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FAQs: Deck Coating-Re-Coat Times, Project Conditions, and When to Re-Open to Service

Posted On : May 19, 2020

For our second blog post of May 2020, we would like to dive into some of the general frequently asked questions we receive on a regular basis about our three product lines: architectural sealants, traffic coatings, and air, vapor, and […]

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What Will Our Businesses and Job Sites Look Like in the Future?

Posted On : May 5, 2020

In a time when everything feels uncertain, knowing that steps are being taken to re-open construction sites, businesses, and shipping will resume, helps to ease the stress and anxiety. The last few weeks have definitely put our jobs, families, and […]

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