Category: What The Experts Say

Pinholes: Cause and Control

Pinholes are defined as very small holes that form from the substrate and transfer through the membrane or coating of polyurethane chemistry. The substrate most often associated with pinholing is concrete or other such porous material. There are many factors that may contribute to or cause of pinholing.  Three of the most common culprits include:….

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New Business Development in Construction with Kristin Schulte

We had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Kristin Schulte, one of Tremco’s Women in Construction, who is a Team Lead for our New Business Development department. Kristin started as a marketing intern for Tremco in 2003, was hired on in 2004, and has held multiple positions over the years within marketing and….

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The 3 Steps to OEM Product Selection

Countless products exist for original equipment manufacturers, so selecting the right one for your application can be daunting. Determining the best fit involves (1) understanding your application’s needs, (2) recognizing the different chemistries and product options and determining the compatibility of those products to your materials, and (3) finding the right partner to come up….

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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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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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Stucco Walls: Building for Tomorrow’s World.

The Tremco Sustainable Building Solutions Test Facility is currently busy assisting the Stucco Industry with testing various walls. The team recently completed phase 1 water-testing of eight stucco wall assemblies constructed to investigate performances of two different weather-resistant barriers in four different stucco wall constructions. These wall assemblies featured weather-resistant barriers of Grade-D building paper and Tremco’s….

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