Floor Marking by Color
June 30, 2017
Floor marking, if it’s used to its best advantage, can help you create a very organized, efficient and safe workplace. Using the different colors and patterns of floor marking tape that are available, helps keep your employees in the right areas or passageways, marks equipment and storage, and guides them in an emergency. Here is a suggested plan with which to color-code your facility.
Great thermal performance + corrosion resistance = Clima-Tite™ translucent wall systems with fiberglass framing
June 29, 2017
Clima-Tite™ features pultruded fiberglass support members for a new level of thermal performance and condensation resistance.
Active Shooter Safety: 4 Things Your High Security Entrances Must Have
June 26, 2017
According to a study completed by the FBI, in 2014 and 2015 alone, there were 231 casualties as a result of mass shootings. Let’s examine 4 enhancements you can make to security revolving doors or mantrap portals to thwart an active shooter’s attempt at gaining access to your building, or worse, doing physical harm to people.
CableView® Aluminum Cable Railing System by Stainless Cable & Railing Inc.
June 23, 2017
The shaped Aluminum Top Rail used in this photo captures the perfect look for this home in Happy Valley, OR.
Swedish hospital 'takes a chance' on Howe Green
June 21, 2017
The New Karolinska Solna University Hospital (NKS) in Stockholm has been hitting the headlines for over a decade. The original Karolinska University Hospital was founded in 1930. Since the 1930's the hospital campus has expanded to cover a vast area with an estate of over 40 separate buildings.
Kalwall Featured In Winning 2017 RIBA London Award Project
June 20, 2017
The architects of London’s remodeled West Croydon Bus Station were looking for a way to give the busy transport station a brighter and more aesthetically appealing look when it began its remodeling project two years ago. The introduction of Kalwall translucent sandwich panels for the station’s canopy helped achieve that goal. And, in the process, earned the project one of England’s highest honors in architectural design.
Starlings And The Grain/Agriculture Industry
June 16, 2017
Starlings cost US growers as much as $800 million a year! Learn more about these loud, obnoxious, destructive birds.
5 Things to Know About On-Site Finishing Repair and Restoration
June 15, 2017
Regardless of its durability, no architectural finish is completely maintenance-free. Periodic cleaning is needed and, in such cases, on-site repair and restoration may be necessary. Here are five things to keep in mind when looking into on-site finishing services.
Colormix® Forecast 2018
June 14, 2017
Like blue meeting yellow to make green, every color is a collision of influences - every palette a fresh chance at community.
7 Hot 2017 Bathroom Design Trends You Need to Add Style to Your Space
June 13, 2017
Do you have the June Cleaver throwback bathroom from the 1950’s, or maybe a “modern” 1970’s bathroom straight out of the Brady Bunch which are practically begging you for an update? You know you NEED a bathroom makeover so bad. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see the partially rusted tub, pealed wood on the window sills, tired old particle board vanity with a dated laminate top and nasty looking grout in the shower. The challenge is what are you going to do about it? How can you update for a fresh, clean look? How can you create an updated design which takes advantage of the latest trends and keeps maintenance to a minimum? The question is – where do you start?
Preparing Glaziers To Work With Bulletproof Glass
June 8, 2017
Glaziers are often a little reluctant to pick up that first bullet proof security job. The stakes are high, the materials are expensive, and the challenges are unknown. Total Security Solutions has helped many glaziers work with bulletproof glass. Let’s start with three basic concepts that are important to know:
Slip resistant aluminum plank installed on Hilton’s helipad
June 8, 2017
Location: Atlanta, GA.
Project Overview: Aluminum planking for helicopter pad.
Solution: 2 ½” snap lock aluminum planking.
Econospan® Screen System
June 7, 2017
The EconoSpan® louver and screen system is a continuous, "free-standing" louver product comprised mainly of roll formed louvers that snap firmly onto "double-gripped" stringers or posts installed on pre-determined intervals. This system is ideal for roof top equipment screening or other applications with large areas requiring concealment and ventilation.
Summer Birds Nesting on Your Property?
June 6, 2017
Pest birds are always looking for a place to roost and nest on buildings and commercial property. Most buildings provide these things. The most effective way to prevent birds from nesting around your property is to be proactive. And that means making your property less of a bird magnet.