Grand Rapids MI's Most Trusted Choice for Masonry Restoration Solutions
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.
Choose RAM Construction For Your Next Restoration Project
RAM Construction Services' dedication to continued excellence pushes us to employ the most highly skilled and dedicated craftsmen. RAM Construction Services promotes the continual education and training of all team members to develop a highly skilled and educated workforce. Our awards and certifications include:
- ABAA Certified
- Certified Nosselman -- American Shotcrete Association
- Certified Post-Tension Installation & Inspection -- Post- Tension Institute
- Certified Neogard Applicator
- Certified 3-M Applicator
- Certified Laurenco Installer
- Certified Emseal Installer
- Certified American Hydrotec Installer
- Certified Watson Bowman Installer
- Asa Outstanding Project Award -- Outstanding Repair & Rehabilitation Project -- 2007
- Icri Award Of Excellence Repair Of Municipal Structures -- Maynard Street Parking Structure -- 2000
Commercial Waterproofing, Building Restoration, and Remodeling Solutions 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.
Hear what our clients have to say about our work:
University of Wisconsin -- Parking Ramp 6
"I don't often reach out to vendors but I know how difficult this job was because of all the problems beyond your control that developed. I think RAM and foreman Jeff Clapper handled them skillfully and professionally and never lost control. I hope RAM will be available for any similar work in the future."
Blackstone Property Management -- Southfield Town Center
"I wanted to take a moment to let you know the fine job RAM and foremen Scott Fletcher have performed for us here at the Southfield Town Center. It has truly been a pleasure having RAM Construction here at the Town Center."
Granger Construction -- Detroit Arsenal Waterproofing
"On behalf of Granger, I would like to send this brief note of thanks for a job well done at the Detroit Arsenal project. The Owner has repeatedly commented on what a great group of subs and designers this project employed, and we couldn't agree more."
Walker Parking -- 38505 Woodward & Kalamazoo Parking Garage Projects
"Both the 38505 Woodward project and the Kalamazoo Ramps project went very well working with RAM Construction and foremen James Craft and Jeff Clapper. Projects like these make it easy for me to continue to let owners know that you guys to the best work of all the contractors."