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Clovis Community Medical Cancer Institute Water Fountain

The Clovis Community Medical Center has a newly built Cancer Institute. California’s Central Valley cancer patients no longer need to travel across the state to receive optimal care. The quality of care offered at the $68 million Community Medical Cancer Institute is superior to any other center currently offered in the state of California and rivals prestigious cancer treatment facilities on the East Coast, according to Dr. Kenneth Forster, the Chief of Medical Physics for Community Medical Center.

What makes the Clovis Cancer Institute remarkable is it’s high-tech and patient-centric upgrades. State of the art PET/CT machines, rare hi-tech MRI machine which is 1 of 6 in total throughout the United States that caters to the claustrophobic patient, Cyberknife and Varian TrueBeam technology for precise treatment with less side effects can be found at this cutting edge facility.

The Clovis Community Medical Center strived to make the patients treatments as comfortable and convenient as possible. The overall aesthetics of the building inside and out make a difference. On a clear day, patients visiting the infusion center can see the beautiful Sierra Mountains along with a view of the Cancer Institutes desert landscaping on outdoor balconies and the base of the building. Colored decorative concrete walkways, outdoor dining areas, mood lighting, green space and a soothing water feature complete the layout.

Heritage Bomanite had the pleasure of being involved in creating elements of the landscape designed by Terry Broussard & Associates. Working with Vineyard Pools, Heritage Bomanite built the water fountain by forming all the walls, sourcing the hard to locate epoxy coated rebar and poured the Bomanite integrally colored concrete. Bomanite Integral Colors consist of colored admixtures and are developed for use in ready-mixed concrete or cementitious toppings. Color added into the mix (white or gray-based cement) is uniform throughout the depth of the concrete, producing durability and longevity of color as the concrete wears the color remains. The product is made of the highest quality pigments, as well as other ingredients designed to enhance the color and improve the pigment dispersion, workability and finishing performance of the concrete. Bomanite Integral Colors can be used with the installation of Bomanite and Bomacron cast-in-place colored, textured and imprinted concrete paving and flooring or utilized for other colored concrete flatwork applications (trowel finishes, salt finishes, broom finishes, rotary finishes), as well as vertical surfaces and other types of architectural concrete. The Bomanite Coloration Systems finish for the fountain was smooth troweled. The brass letters surrounding the top of the fountain remind everyone that Every Moment Matters.

AWARDS: Heritage Bomanite was awarded the 2018 Best Bomanite Specialty Project Gold Award for their purposeful work on the Clovis Cancer Institute Water Fountain.

Bass Pro Shop – Miami

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Intermountain Concrete Polishing created a walkway and interior space to match the colors of the Florida Keys by using a the Bomanite Patene Artectura System in a combination of Bomanite Blue Concrete Dye and Bomanite Chemical Stains in Auburn and Pine. To contrast the dramatic color of the walkways that run through the Bass Pro Shop retail area, the remaining areas of the concrete base floor used the Bomanite VitraFlor System and were polished at 800 grit and sealed with Bomanite StainGuard providing a sleek finished look.

Bomanite defines polished concrete as having sand exposure in the concrete surface at a minimum, the concrete is treated twice with chemically hardening compounds (once to harden the weaker paste surrounding the aggregates and once to finish hardening while improving stain resistance) and polished in successive steps in a manner similar to a granite countertop or floor. The process uses successively finer diamonds to produce a tight, durable finish that maximizes the strongest part of concrete – the aggregates. The Bomanite process is much closer to highly durable Terrazzo than to chemically hardened cement paste. Capitalizing on the hard aggregate is what makes a Bomanite polished floor superior to other systems both in retention of gloss and durability

Dell Children’s Medical Center

Micro-Top® XT by Bomanite is a good way to start with a fresh canvas on new or old surfaces. This innovative system offers the flexibility and durability you’ve only dreamed about; an ideal solution for transforming ordinary hardscapes into inventive and aesthetically appealing spaces with special effects, unique highlights and custom colors. Micro-Top XT is far more than a concrete topping. It’s an expression of imagination and art.

With the goal of creating a unique medical center inside and out, to keep kids inspired, energized and engaged throughout treatment, the project designer’s for the Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas knew exactly who to call to add a colorful touch of imagination to the exterior hardscape—Bomanite of Austin. Amidst the pediatric medical excellence and vast technology, the $200 million dollar, 475,000-square-foot hospital was designed to bring together the healing powers of nature, art and family through color and imagination. An idea that holds true inside and out.

The hospital’s exterior healing environment includes seven courtyards that represent the seven ecosystems of a 46-county service area and includes several healing gardens, colorful walkways, play areas and a magical waterfall. Almost everywhere you walk, there needed to be color. The Landscape Architect on the project wanted bright reds, blues, purples, greens, oranges and yellows throughout the hardscape to keep a child’s interest. Material, texture, and grade changes were also required throughout for the purpose of helping children learning or re-learning to walk.

Bomanite of Austin incorporated a variety of coloration systems into the job to meet the project goals. Utilizing an assortment of color hardeners, integral colors, chemical stains and 15 custom shades of Micro-Top XT, the 12,000-square-foot exterior hardscape was turned into vibrant wonderland of color and imagination that any child would love. Concrete finishes of broom, trowel, rock salt and sandblast were incorporated into the project and installed by the Bomanite of Austin crew at the main entry drive, six interior courtyards and four of the exterior plazas. The completion of the exterior landscape and hardscape in May of 2007 was one of the final phases of the hospital’s completion. Dell Children’s open its doors shortly after on June 30th.

Micro-Top® XT by Bomanite is a state-of-the-art, paper-thin system that can cover virtually any surface with custom logos, colorful graphics and creative patterns. Its vast palette of color and incomparable design capabilities allow for total hardscape transformation, taking new or existing concrete surfaces and turning them into unique works of art while maintaining Bomanite’s stellar quality. Today’s clients demand design flexibility, creativity, durability, and quality. Employing these essential values, Bomanite’s accomplished network of Licensed Contractors utilize Bomanite Systems, tools and products to bring life and beauty to any project. No matter what the project entails, Bomanite will bring imagination, creative design and unsurpassed installation excellence in tow.

Sterling Home Mortgage

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This 1,223 sq.ft. interior commercial project used Micro-Top® by Bomanite White Base and Bomanite Chemical Stain color application throughout. The inspiration behind this project came from the owner who has an additional office utilizing specific colors on his stained concrete floors. BJerk Builders approached Progressive Concrete Works, Inc. with the hope to match the floors of the new office with the floors of the existing office. The original office floor was stained directly on the existing slab by another company. The new office required an overlay to be applied before staining due to differences in the base material and the complications of an exact match.

By utilizing the Micro-Top® by Bomanite overlay system and the Bomanite Patene Artectura Chemical Staining system, Progressive was able to achieve the owners desired look, allowing for a more vivid presentation of the colors. The combination of Rust Red, Burnt Ember and Black Chemical Stains were applied along with Rust Red, Pine and Black in an alternating 8’ x 8’ scored grid pattern giving a subtle contrast and tasteful flair to the office environment. The floors were then sealed with Bomanite HydroLock and buffed to give sheen and an overall refined appearance.

Private Residence – Pool House – Raleigh, NC

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Bomanite Licensed Contractor, Carolina Bomanite Corp gave this pool house project a custom “slate” look. By using the existing concrete slab as the plaette, Carolina Bomanite was able to apply the Bomanite Patene Artectura System by starting with a “base” of Bomanite Chemical Stain – Pine. Hand installations of several stain colors were applied using several application methods of spraying, brushing, misting and ragging to resemble a “hand” glazed slate tile pattern. A finish diluted overspray of Bomanite Chemical Stain Caribbean Blue tops off this 2-day stain installation. Sawcutting the existing surface into 2’ x 2’ squares on a diagnol led way for ‘Stone” colored Grout to be applied for that “hand laid” look. After cleaning, the surface was sealed with an application of Bomanite Hydrocoat followed by Bomanite Floor Finish.

The Summit Shopping Plaza

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With a unique interlocking circular design and random diamond layout this shopping center exterior plaza is sure to please all who visit. The fountain area and walkways received decorative scoring and chemical stains in two (2) colors, Auburn and Ebony, creating a relaxing Italian style atmosphere.

Natural Resource Research Campus Building E (NRRC)

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Bomanite Licensee, Colorado Hardscapes of Denver, CO, incorporated the Patène Artectura system into their award winning Natural Resource Research Campus Building E (NRRC) project completed in February 2005 in Fort Collins, CO. Together with project designer, Mimi Hillen, Colorado Hardscapes created the beautiful mountain waterfall themed design to a 1992 sq. ft. entryway space of this US Forest Service office building. Using their signature quality craftsmanship and expertise, Colorado Hardscapes fulfilled the designer’s vision by utilizing innovative products and techniques while crafting the beautiful nature scene.

Along with installing a natural and simulated rock water feature, Colorado Hardscapes fashioned the shallow meandering stream look by using exposed aggregate to create depth and contrasting stream beds to the Aqua Blue Bomanite Con-Color curvatures of the flowing waterscape design. To create the prairie themed area of the project, Bomanite Olive, Auburn, Pine and Rust Red Chemical Stains were beautifully blended together giving the hardscape a warm and lustrous finish, adding to the overall aesthetic appeal of the entryway. With a unique touch to bring the project theme full circle, Colorado Hardscapes sandblasted animal tracks of 21 different animals throughout the area to capture the essence and complement the nature scheme of the inspired foyer.

Winning the 2005 Bomanite Gold Award for Best Patène Artectura Project, Colorado Hardscapes continues to illustrate their dedication to produce superior architectural concrete work by utilizing their impressive skill and artistry in combination with the Bomanite Systems in pursuit of creative concrete solutions.

Westview High School

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Westview High School was a new school construction in San Diego. NTD architects had a vision to form out various areas in the project; a large main courtyard, piano keys, a paint palette, basketballs, and theatre masks that would lead directly into the designated buildings. Traditionally, this would require separate pours of integral color concrete. Just constructing the paint palette would have required eleven colors and eleven pours of integral color concrete. The owners and architects found themselves on a road that the budget would not allow them to pursue.

Bomanite Con-Color was the solution. The surface was given a sand finish. Designated areas were saw-cut then the Con-color was applied to different sectors. With the use of 16 Con-Color shades, Bomanite Licensee, T.B. Penick brought the architect’s design to life. The results are magnificent. The main courtyard features a circular feather pattern colored in Franciscan Red and Jet Black. Yellow Haze was used to form basketballs heading toward the gym as well as the paint palette. The paint palette itself is an architectural masterpiece featuring 14 colors altogether. Assorted hues were used to paint stools that from overhead would just look like dabs of paint on a palette. The piano keys followed suit as the raised keys were colored black, and the contrasting ground colored white. As you can see, the design options that Con-Color provides are limitless. Bomanite Con-Color allowed both the contractor and architects to achieve their goals. The contractor maintained the budget, the architect, the design

Uncle Julio’s Restaurant

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The first Uncle Julio’s Mexican restaurant opened its doors in Dallas in November of 1986 and has expanded to 17 restaurants in 6 states. The newest Uncle Julio’s opened in July 2013 in the heart of downtown Austin at 301 Brazos Street. Texas Bomanite was brought on to provide over 5,870 sf of custom-stained, low-maintenance and high durability concrete floors.

Texas Bomanite was brought in very early by the interior designer, GHA Architecture, and was able to fine-tune the exact desired look of the project by providing several samples of colors and stencil designs. In order to complete the antique and rustic look, Texas Bomanite used multiple colors of acid stain (specifically Bomanite Chemical Stain Auburn, Seal Brown and Ebony) and a custom antiquing and weathering process as well as stenciled a patterned braided border around the perimeter. The floor was sealed with an epoxy primer and two-part urethane sealer, Bomanite Florthane WB.

Bomanite Chemical Stains produce a mottling of color tones that are directly affected by the substrate color and porosity. Variations and inconsistencies in color are expected and are usually the reason for using this coloring technique. Bomanite Chemical Stain will not chip, crack, fade or peel, making it a perfect fit for the interior restaurant floor.

Private Residence Bass Lake

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The homeowner wanted to truly bring the outdoors in and create the look and feel of a beach and lake in his mountain retreat. Bomanite Licensee, Heritage Bomanite worked with the homeowner to develop the design and bring out the bright colors of water and sand. Bomanite Micro-Top in White was chosen as the base surface and then stained with Bomanite Con-Color. Several colors were used to get the vibrant blues and greens that represent the water element. To create the letters and compass, stencils were used, color applied, edges and joints were hand cut and grouted and sealed.