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Concreate

Concreate, Inc. delivers concrete polishing and custom staining for both commercial and residential projects primarily in Virginia and Maryland (but also up and down the East Coast). We work hand in hand with with designers, architects, project managers, general contractors, tradesmen, and home owners alike from start to finish. We welcome the opportunity to serve your polished concrete needs in every way possible.

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The Truth Behind Floor Joint Protection and Repair

The Truth Behind Floor Joint Protection and Repair

Scott Metzger

Scott Metzger is the Owner of Metzger/McGuire, a company that provides industrial floor joint protection and repair products. Since its beginning, Metzger/McGuire has expanded to include customized training, floor repair guides, and professional consulting services. Metzger/McGuire has been leading the way in the development of concrete floor joint protection systems for more than 45 years, priding themselves on top-notch customer service and technical support.

Scott is a member of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) board and is the Director of the Concrete Polishing Council. In addition to running Metzger/McGuire, he operates the Metzger/McGuire Academy.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Scott Metzger discusses how he got into concrete floor repair and how his father created the MM-80, a semi-rigid epoxy joint filler
  • What should contractors pay attention to when planning for joint spacing, filling, and sealing?
  • Scott talks about the costly mistakes contractors should avoid
  • Scott’s tips for choosing the right joint fillers and adhering to client preferences
  • When should you use a backer rod?
  • How to communicate best practices with clients and contractors
  • Scott goes into the details of joint reconstruction

In this episode…

What does an effective joint reconstruction look like? What do contractors need to know before taking on the task of joint repair?

With 27 years of experience under his belt, Scott Metzger knows the dos and don’ts of joint protection and repair. His business has been helping individuals and companies find the best products and avoid the key mistakes of joint reconstruction. According to Scott, joint preparation is essential for a smooth process. Once you have that squared away, you can focus on the right products that will provide stability and support. However, Scott advises that you also take other important factors into account, like climate control, joint spacing, and design. Want to learn more?

In this episode of This is Concrete, Chad Gill talks with Scott Metzger, Owner of Metzger/McGuire, about the best practices for joint protection and repair. Scott shares the top joint filler products, how to communicate the joint repair process to clients, and the industry standards and specifications. Plus, Scott discusses resources you can use to avoid common mistakes. Stay tuned!

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This episode is brought to you by Concreate.

Concreate is a custom concrete flooring company that delivers polishing, staining, and more for both commercial and residential projects.

Our passionate team helps designers, architects, tradesmen, business owners, and homeowners transform plain concrete surfaces into clean, distinctive, and enduring masterpieces.

Whether you are a large-scale hospitality company like Marriott, an Amazon warehouse, or one of our many residential customers, we want to help you create an affordable and stylish surface.

So, what are you waiting for?

Go to thisisconcrete.com or email us at info@thisisconcreate.com to learn more about Concreate today!