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    Happy New Year!

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    I hope everyone's new year is off to a great start! I haven't seen many posts this year so I wanted to say hello and remind all of you that this is a great forum for us all to communicate with each other about problems, solutions or anything that is on ...

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    RE: Parge Coat Repairs

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    I am working on a similar project now and we are currently working through the mockup process. In certain areas the new parge coat will adjoin the existing 1/4" cementitious coating and at these areas we have made a very shallow saw cut through the existing ...

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    I appreciate everyone's input.  The big concern we have with the demo'd edge is what affect it has on the surrounding material when you don't divorce it with a saw cut. I am not sure we will easily identify delaminated parge coat by sounding the area ...

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    RE: Parge Coat Repairs

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    We had a similar issue with some of our older employees that learned to do spall repair in the early 90's. They wanted to do a rough demoed edge and would argue that the fractured surface left by edging with a chisel bit would create a better surface ...

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    We have been tasked with small repairs to penetrations in a hot applied membrane and the customer wants something applied to the membrane. We do not want to haul the kettle back to the site for this, and are looking for a one part material or very small ...

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    RE: Parge Coat Repairs

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    ​As we all know, surface preparation is the key to any successful repair.  I don't disagree with the others for this application, although I'm skeptical of any featheredged cementitious material.  Considering this is 1/2" plaster, likely delaminating ...

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