We use a variety of medias to blast with including sand, dry ice, and walnut shells. But why soda? Prior to soda, sand was the main blasting media. Sandblasting, however, is abrasive and erodes the substrate coatings, pitting glass, tearing rubber, plastic and etching metals. Soda blasting can be used wet or dry to remove paint, corrosion, biological contaminants, oil, grease, carbon and many other coatings.
Have you ever-mixed cement? First, add water to a mixture, stir, pour, and wait for it to set. Sounds simple enough, right? Now, repeat those steps 1,700 times into individual block molds. That is exactly what Seattle couple, Bill and Elizabeth Tracy, did five days a week for a year while constructing their home in Normandy Park, WA in 1956.
We’ll be hosting a drop-in open house with a catered luncheon on March 12, 2013 from 11:00am to 1:00pm to reveal our new offices. So, mark it on your calendars! We recently expanded into our new offices in Kent, WA. We were previously located in Bellevue, WA but outgrew our space and found a 10,000 square foot office/yard space in Kent.
If you’re looking to refinish a concrete floor, clean the soot off your fireplace, or just want to remove layers of paint from a hard surface, you’re probably wondering if it’s time to call in a professional. Anytime you have a large surface area or are dealing with potentially hazardous materials, at the very least, you’ll want to consult with a professional for information.
In April of this year, we started a 30-day architectural sandblasting project in Marysville, WA. Our crews worked long days – and just about every day – sandblasting the newest location of The Everett Clinic. We sent out a bid awhile back and hadn’t heard anything. Big projects like these can take time to get…