Wheaton & Sprague talks 2017 Construction Trends

When we first heard about Wheaton & Sprague Engineering, Inc. out of Stow, Ohio (only a half hour away from our Tremco headquarters), we knew there was a great opportunity for collaboration. Two local industry-leading companies focused on the building envelope should use their combined expertise to aid the construction community. John Wheaton is a professional….

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A Day in the Life of a Tremco Technical Specialist

It takes many different roles to implement a company’s international initiatives. Dante Marimpietri, one of Tremco’s Technical Specialists, plays a critical role in this process. He works directly with customers across the globe to help train them on product application and problem-solve any issues on the jobsite. We sat down with Dante to get a….

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Tremco for Your Building Envelope Solutions

Tremco has developed the most com­prehensive building envelope protection in the industry. Different projects, different solutions At Tremco, we understand that no two projects are exactly the same. That’s why we’ve created a full range of weatherproofing technologies and chemistries to meet any combination of design, performance and budget requirements.  From the foundation to the….

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How to Choose the Right Backer Rod?

What is a Backer Rod? How do I Install It? Backer Rod is an integral component of sealant joints, it provides three main functions that allow the sealant joint to perform. The backer rod most importantly acts as a bond breaker, preventing what is commonly referred to as three sided adhesion. This is when the….

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Cold Weather Waterproofing: 4 Coating Solutions for Your Application

The feasibility of applying cold fluid applied coatings below temperatures of 40°F (4°C) is a common question. Tremco always recommends that these types of coatings be applied at or above this temperature whenever possible to ensure the ease of application, integrity, and effectiveness of the final installed product. When applying cold fluid coatings in temperatures….

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Winter Waterproofing: 8 Tips to Help You Apply

We all know the winter months are approaching and fast. But no need to get distraught. Tremco’s Technical Application Specialist, Wes Hensley, gives us 8 ways to survive winter construction. Key Tip: Be sure to follow manufacturers’ application instructions as it relates to freezing and the effect it may have on the products.   8 Tips….

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Metal Decks in Construction: Tremco’s Vegetated Roof Options

Vegetated Roofs (VR’s) are perfectly suitable when designed properly over these types of substrates.  On a Western Canadian project in Vancouver, a VR Max green roof system was successfully used.  An appropriate thickness and fastened gypsum board was mechanically fastened, the joints reinforced and waterproofed by a thick 215-mil TREMproof® 6100 hot-applied system with a root barrier embedded directly….

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