Modernization2018-07-03T11:55:09+00:00

Modernization

Breath new life into your building with modernization systems

Poma has established a reputation for enduring building modernizations on ocean-front condominiums, highrises, and other building types. Custom-fabricated modernization systems include guardrail replacement, concrete restoration, metal facade renovations, and more.

Condo Restoration and Modernization

Specialty: Building Modernization Railing Replacement

Modernization is more than just improving the building’s facade — it’s about making sure that your building stands the test of time.

Poma is a leading railing replacement and building modernization specialist. This includes not only the rail, but the foundation its built upon. Poma offers a total solution, bringing together engineering partners, concrete restoration, and custom-fabrication for replacement systems.

Poma will guide you through the restoration process from start to finish. We offer guarantees and warrantees for our products and services to give your clients peace of mind.

What causes railings to fail?

If your building is on or near the water, it’s probably already experiencing problems, many of which are caused by existing railing systems. Scroll through to see if your building is experiencing issues of spalling, rust, or corrosion.

Spalling Caused by Water Intrusion.

Spalling

Spalling is a major cause of guardrail failures, and it may require extensive repairs of the concrete slab. Caused by water intrusion, the rebar within the concrete rusts and expands thereby cracking the concrete. This is most dangerous at the balcony’s edge. Learn more about how spalling concrete impacts balcony slabs, and what the best solutions are to these issues.

Photo of galvanic corrosion rotting a railing post.

Galvanic Corrosion

Galvanic corrosion is a result of aluminum contact with a lesser or more noble metals in the presence of salt water. This condition is preventable and Poma has a patented anchor system for preventing future instances of galvanic corrosion. Learn more about how to prevent galvanic corrosion, and what the best solutions are for this condition.

Photo of a rusted railing system.

Rust/Corrosion

Rust will appear on older guardrail systems made with direct embedded aluminum posts, improperly specified grout and steel post inserts, or incorrect hardware for the application or environment. Learn more about what causes guardrails to rust, and see how Poma’s patented anchor systems features corrosion resistant and compatible materials and epoxy-based impervious grouts to isolate and seal the cementitious substrate from the aluminum post.

Photo of paint failure in railing

Paint Failures

Improperly specified or applied coatings are prone to premature failure. Poma provides expertise in the pretreatment and application of high-performance coatings on aluminum products. Our fabrication team partners with Coastal Powder’s on-site painting facilities for large-sale projects. This facility is the only paint production company of its scale in South/Central Florida.

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