Grand Rapids MI's Leading Commercial Waterproofing Contractor
Completing more than 2,500 projects per year, RAM Construction Services has grown into the largest Midwestern contractor specializing in restoration of aging structures, and skilled waterproofing of new structures. Since our inception in 1918, RAM Construction Services has built a solid reputation based on knowledge, experience and reliability.
Over the years, RAM Construction Services has revitalized aging structures dozens of states across the country. The projects range from below-grade waterproofing of a 600,000 square foot auto assembly plant, to weatherproofing a 32-story office tower, to the delicate cleaning and restoration of stone and terra cotta on a 100-year old church. RAM Construction Services welcomes the opportunity to serve you on your next assignment.
Yield the Highest Performance With RAM Construction
Our corporate experience and the individual skill of our superintendents and tradesmen are keys to a successful job. We know what materials and techniques will yield the highest performance for your specific conditions and budgets. RAM Construction Services is available to advise clients on the methods most appropriate for cost and time savings.
The best evidence of our successful craftsmanship is the long list of repeat customers, owners, contractors and construction managers who invite us to work. View our portfolio
and learn more about our various projects.
Commercial and Historical Building Restoration & Remodeling Services in Grand Rapids MI
The restoration of contemporary structures and those of historic value have many similar requirements and some that are strikingly different. RAM Construction Services has performed work on many registered historical structures in accordance to the secretary of the Interiors standards for the treatment of historic properties. Historical renovations
require crews who are specially trained in this trade.
Our experience in below and above grade waterproofing and weatherproofing spans the entire spectrum of building types, environmental and site conditions. From sheet waterproofing to Hot-Fluid applied waterproofing, single story office building, to multi-level hospital; RAM Construction Services has the ability to handle all of the specific needs that you may have.
Our management team and field supervisors stay up-to-date on the many special requirements contained under preservation grants, and pay attention to use the approved techniques. RAM Construction Services works in conjunction with property owners, churches, building owners, managers, municipalities, engineers and architects in the ongoing maintenance of their properties.
Our capabilities include:
- Masonry Repair & Restoration
- Brick & Stone Replacement
- Expert Cosmetic Stone Patching
- Terra Cotta Restoration
- Decorative Waterproof Coating
- Exterior Cleaning
- Chemical & High-Pressure Hydro Cleaning
- Sandblasting, Steam Cleaning
- Exterior Joint Sealing
- Needle Glazing
New Construction Projects
Over the year, RAM Construction Services has been successfully waterproofing new buildings
, manufacturing plants, water treatment plants, transit stations, hospitals and government facilities. RAM Construction Services' experience with many large projects has demonstrated and sharpened our diverse skill sets.
- Waterproofing -- Above & Below Grade
- Joint Sealants (Hot and Cold applied)
- Traffic Coatings
- Wall Flashings
- Water Repellents
- Spray Foam Insulation
- Air Barriers
- Expansion Joints
- Epoxy Flooring
- Leak Detection
We specialize in interior and exterior expansion joint systems. Sealing and caulking of wall systems, flooring systems, and above and below grade waterproofing are also within our areas of expertise. Our crews have vast experience with working in congested urban sites and take every safety precaution during construction.
We understand the individual needs and requirements of every project and work hand in hand with architects, engineers, and general contractors to ensure proper materials and techniques are utilized in every case. Whatever your building needs, RAM Construction Services is a valuable member of your team.
RAM Construction Services Projects
Built in 1927, The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is located in the Midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan. RAM Construction Services was hired to restore the masonry on the exterior faade of the museum. Our team repaired the marble by routing and sealing cracks, removing and resetting individual stones, installing Dutchman, and repairing the back-up wall. View Details
Cleveland-based KeyCorp is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies. RAM Construction Services was contracted to remove and replace nearly 25,000 lineal feet of sealant on the exterior panels, 21,000 square feet of faade cleaning, and special protection over the anodized aluminum at the windows. View Details
The Lexington Parking Authority recently acquired four parking garages from the city of Lexington. Their Annex garage is a six story deck that incorporates a helix as an exit ramp. View Details