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Tile Floors and Walls Refinished In Chapel Hills Residence Hall
From dated tile to impossible to clean grout, this residence hall had 84 bathrooms in need of an update. Starting at the 2012 summer break the bathrooms had to be ready for students by August 18.
Miracle Method Updates Football Team Showers at Moorhead
After 50 plus years of use, the tile in the football team showers was worn and dingy, and the concrete floor was damaged and discolored. Miracle Method repaired and refinished the showers to like new – saving Moorhead weeks of construction and thousands of dollars over replacement costs.
Updating Dingy Dormitory Bathrooms & Showers
Due to budget constraints, USM was faced with having to pare back upgrades to their dormitory restrooms. Traditional remodeling would require hundreds of thousands of dollars; and, a limited budget would stretch the project over two years. USM was looking for a solution that would stop the damage caused by leaking terrazzo shower floors as well as a way to eliminate and prevent mold and black grout.
Western Michigan University
Showers in four of the residence halls in the “The Valley” at Wes tern Michigan University had become very outdated and needed repairs. Estimated replacement costs were in the millions and the university was looking for a viable alternative that would fit their budget. Replacement would have included the marble wall showers and terrazzo shower pans, as well as replacement of the existing laminate vanities. Both fixtures were set into the wall and replacement would involve demolition, extensive time and loss of residence hall revenue.
Florida Atlantic University
Florida Atlantic was faced with leaking shower pans and moldy grout in over 300 dated dormitory tile showers. They were looking for a solution that would stop the leaking and damage, eliminate and prevent future mold as well as update the look of the showers. Removal and replacement was cost prohibitive.
Ohio State University - Tubs in Residence Halls Needed Help After Previous Refinishing Job Failed
48 bathtubs in a residence hall, refinished by another vendor, failed in less than 3 years. Unhappy with the lack of durability, Ohio State Facilities Management researched the refinishing process and contacted Miracle Method. They needed a finish that would last and take abuse. They also needed to have the tubs ready before students returned in 30 days.
Refinishing worn and damaged shower pans at the University of Texas
University facility managers identified sixteen private dormitory rooms with shower pan leaks and four common area bathrooms with leaking floors. These shower pans and floors were leaking down to lower floors in the building, causing ceiling damage.