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JAN 2017

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COATINGSPRO JANUARY 2017 83 included wearing harnesses during work in the Bil-Jax boom lift for overhead and some exterior work, which received two coats of PPG's high reflective Perma-Crete. e crew installed that coating at 8–10 mils (203.2–254.0 microns) total DFT. The Good Life T he crew had one year to complete the parking garage project, and they tried to keep the disruptions to the residents as few as possible. T hey employed a few strategies to help w ith this. T he first was the work schedule. T hey worked on the more Various repairs had been done to the structure in the past. For this overhaul, the crew repaired all areas, including the concrete beams. They used fiber reinforced polymer from DowAksa to those areas before protecting. "sensitive areas," as Bouckaert called them, only on weekends. T hat included a walkway from the garage to the Brandeis building that residents would often use. T he McGill Restoration crew was also sure to coordi- nate w ith the facility management lead to keep the residents informed throughout the job. T hey worked w ith the facility rep to put up signage in the elevators, for example, to let the residents know which areas would be closed dow n and when. T hey used cones and barricades to mark off areas, and they worked w ith the facility rep to help w ith the residents' The goal of TAB Properties, the structure and building's owner, was "to have the garage operational to keep revenue coming in…to keep recouping on his investment a s soon a s possible," said Estimator James Bouckaert. The crew broadcast #4 flint aggregate into both layers of the Sika coating. The aggregate was broadcast to rejection. They also worked with a facility management lead to communicate with residents and move displaced cars. Parking Garage Rehab

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