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Whole Home Health Includes Radon Awareness

In the spirit of promoting a healthy in-home environment, the Environmental Protection Agency has designated January as National Radon Action Month. The EPA is hoping to promote the idea that homeowners should protect their family by having their home tested for radon.The American Lung Association defines radon as a colorless, tasteless and odorless gas that can cause lung [...]

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Becoming an Emecole Contractor

There are several advantages to being an Emecole Contractor. Best of all, becoming one couldn’t be easier. Simply visit our Contractor Information page and fill out the quick registration form; once your business has been verified (usually within one business day), you’re in! With Emecole’s high visibility on search engine result listings, our website is visited by homeowners throughout the [...]

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New Threaded Bang-In Surface Ports for High Pressure Injection

Per the request of some of our contractors, we have modified our Bang-In Surface Port for high pressure concrete crack injection. Emecole's new Bang-In-Ports are now threaded, making them better suited for zerk fittings. The zerk fitting works with standard grease cun couplers, just like metal packers would. The Bang-In Surface Port is more economical than [...]

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Emecole Video Introduction: The Difference Between Emecole's Surface Seals

One of the most common questions we receive from contractors new to Emecole is the difference between our various crack injection surface seals. The video below, our latest added to our collection, explains each of the differences.

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Product Introduction Video: Emecole 102 Premium Polyurethane Foam

New to the Emecole Video Library is a product introduction to Emecole 102 Premium Polyurethane Foam. This injection material has been one of our most popular products amongst contractors and do-it-yourselfers for repairing poured foundation cracks. Visit the Emecole Video Library to view our complete collection of product introduction and how-to videos.

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Understanding the Crawl Space: The Benefits of a Sealed Crawl Space with the EmeSeal System

Continuing our series about understanding the crawl space, today's discussion focuses on the benefits of sealing the crawl space with the EmeSeal System by Emecole. The immediate benefit is cosmetic. By sealing the concrete walls and floor (whether concrete, rock or dirt), the liner creates a clean and bright space. A sealed crawl space also makes [...]

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Emecole Referenced in University of New Hampshire Dissertation on Bridge Degradation Maintenance

Emecole was referenced in a recently published University of New Hampshire dissertation that discusses various means towards minimizing maintenance while extending the service life of New Hampshire bridges. The University of New Hampshire, having partnered with the New Hampshire Department of Transportation, has researched several alternatives to such bridge degradation. One of the alternatives tested was Emecole 455 Surface Seal, [...]

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Understanding the Crawl Space: The Solution to Excess Moisture, Poor Air Quality and Energy Waste

Continuing our blog series on understanding the crawl space, today we discuss how to address the common issues that result from crawl spaces. As mentioned in our previous blog entry, the dark, dirty and damp conditions of a typical crawl space can negatively affect the rest of the house. The proper sealing (also known as encapsulating) [...]

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Understanding the Crawl Space: Touring a Typical Crawl Space

I remember the first time I ever encountered a crawl space. I was only 12 and it was the new house my parents had just bought. The crawl space was adjacent to our basement, and was easy to get in and out of. My parents used it to store empty boxes and items from after [...]

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Emecole Expands High Pressure Injection Materials with Addition of Two Polyurethane Foams

Emecole has added two new polyurethane foams to our lineup of high pressure injection materials for repairing poured foundation cracks. Both Emecole 95 and Emecole 1195 are low viscosity hydrophobic polyurethanes that expand up to 25 times their initial volume. Their high expansion rate and non-shrinking characteristics make them ideal for repairing cracks in concrete [...]

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