Water Test On Precast Seals the Deal

Many commercial buildings are made of precast, a porous material with a composition of sand, gravel and crushed stone held together by cement.   A precast panel was sealed on the left with Presto Restoration’s Leachstop® silicone sealer the day before. Water was applied to both sides to demonstrate the effectiveness of the protection. The left side demonstrates…

Restore Polished Stone Easily Without Machinery

Polished stone on the exterior of a commercial building can get clouded with stains over time. When stone is clean and polished, it can be the most beautiful detail of the structure. Stains occur by soap scum and caulking residue, sealer and repellant overspray, calcium and lime buildup, to name a few. Presto’s Stone Restore PS is…

The #1 Misused Precast Sealer: Silane

Over the years at Presto Restoration Products & Services, we have witnessed countless commercial buildings with precast sealed with silane. This material performs poorly, causes stains on glass and metal surfaces and is harmful to the environment. Unfortunately, the water repellent most commonly used today to seal architectural stone consists of 40% solid content silane. In our…

Why Use Protective Treatments After Restoration?

We were asked by a client whether it was important to use protective treatments after the restoration process.  While we are well aware of the many benefits stemming from the addition of protective treatments to a recently restored surface, it is apparent that some industry professionals are still questioning their usefulness.  It follows that protective treatments are…

Save $250K in 10 Years for Building Maintenance Using Presto

Many commercial office real estate professionals worldwide, despite the amount spent on annual exterior building maintenance, are recognizing the need to rethink the products and techniques used to maintain these buildings. Presto Restoration Products & Services has revolutionized the restoration and maintenance industry by developing: Green Synergy Products – a highly efficient, environmentally-conscious, safer product line for…

Metal Restoration: A Difference of Night & Day

Take a look at this “before and after” photo of an aluminum window frame restoration Presto performed using the product the EnviRestore MSR®. The difference is amazing! Until the demonstration, the client did not realize they had high-polished aluminum window frames on their newly purchased building. Do your metal window frames have a dull, chalky look?…

Stone Restoration: A Solution, Not Pressure

Many high-rise buildings are constructed with sensitive stone such as EIFS, travertine, limestone marble, precast or other types of architectural materials that are easily damaged by use of a pressure washer. The best way to keep this type of material clean and restore its natural beauty is with Presto‘sStone Restore CB2® This product is designed to remove…