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    High pressure surface cleaning: Marriott Towne Place (San Antonio, Texas)
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    Exterior coating and waterproofing: Marriott Residence Inn (Orlando, Florida)
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    Exterior coating and waterproofing: Hyatt Regency Coral Gables (Florida)
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    High-pressure surface cleaning: The Playboy Mansion (Los Angeles, California)
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    Roof membrane application: El Paso International Airport El Paso, Texas)
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    Facade Restoration: The Historic Menger Hotel (San Antonio, Texas)
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    Roof and Skylight Rehabilitation: Embassy Suites (Palm Beach, Florida)
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    Surface restoration: RMS Titanic "Big Piece”
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    Waterproofing: The Omni Hotel (Corpus Christi, Texas)
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    Exterior restoration: Marriott Residence Inn (California)
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    Parking deck structural carbon-fiber repair and Miracote MPC overlay (San Antonio, Texas)
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    Exterior Restoration: Marriott Foothill Ranch (California)
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    Exterior restoration: Joske’s Building (San Antonio, Texas)
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    Shotblasting failed concrete in preparation for carbon-fiber reinforcement and overlay (San Antonio, Texas)
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    Roof rehabilitation: Marriott Residence Inn Seaworld (Orlando, Florida)
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    Exterior restoration and waterproofing: The Majestic Theater (San Antonio, Texas)
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    Highway overpass milling in preparation for repair (Schertz, Texas)
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    Exterior restoration: Rivercenter Mall (San Antonio, Texas)
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    Exterior restoration: Crowne Plaza Beverly Hills (California)
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    Rooftop waterproofing: The St. Anthony Hotel (San Antonio, Texas)

Nationwide, Full-Service Specialty Contractors

Nationwide, Full-Service Specialty Contractors

      Surmac, Inc. is an industry leader in nationwide building rehabilitation and restoration services such as waterproofing, pressure washing, reclaim cleaning, specialty coatings, masonry and concrete repair, concrete grinding and polishing, specialty commercial and industrial floor installation and repair, parking garage and deck repair, and commercial roofing.

      Surmac, Inc. is an industry leader in nationwide building rehabilitation and restoration services such as waterproofing, pressure washing, reclaim cleaning, specialty coatings, masonry and concrete repair, concrete grinding and polishing, specialty commercial and industrial floor installation and repair, parking garage and deck repair, and commercial roofing.

     Surmac routinely performs exterior restoration work on historic, high-profile and otherwise and noteworthy buildings, and is often called upon for projects requiring major work without interruption in business or inconvenience to building owners, tenants, or guests. We are especially adept at designing and implementing innovative, economical solutions to building maintenance problems. We are sensitive to the budget constraints our clients face, and often are able to devise effective, cost-saving solutions that either completely eliminate or safely defer the need for more expensive major repairs.

     Surmac routinely performs exterior restoration work on historic, high-profile and otherwise and noteworthy buildings, and is often called upon for projects requiring major work without interruption in business or inconvenience to building owners, tenants, or guests. We are especially adept at designing and implementing innovative, economical solutions to building maintenance problems. We are sensitive to the budget constraints our clients face, and often are able to devise effective, cost-saving solutions that either completely eliminate or safely defer the need for more expensive major repairs.

A Wide Range of Services

A Wide Range of Services

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Waterproofing
Waterproofing
Pressure Washing
Pressure Washing
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Masonry and Concrete Repair
Masonry and Concrete Repair
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Commercial and Industrial Roofing
Commercial and Industrial Roofing
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Specialty Coatings
Specialty Coatings
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Pool Deck Reconditioning
Pool Deck Reconditioning
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Parking Deck Rehabilitation
Parking Deck Rehabilitation
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Custom Firepits
Custom Firepits
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REIT Assesment
REIT Assesment
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Special Projects
Special Projects

Proven Performance

Proven Performance

      A wide variety of structures are represented in this partial list of projects featuring high-quality work with meticulous attention to detail. Projects include office and commercial buildings, historic buildings, healthcare facilities, educational complexes, religious facilities, government buildings, food processing and preparation facilities, cold storage plants, parking garages, athletic stadiums, industrial complexes, oil storage facilities, steel mills, cement plants, swimming pools, decks, hotels, retail centers, multi-unit residential projects, ships and ferries, airport runways, tunnels, commercial roofs, commercial floors, statues, and historic artifacts.

      As a full-service specialty contractor, we are well-versed in dealing with a wide-variety of projects. Our project portfolio includes office and commercial buildings, historic buildings, healthcare facilities, educational complexes, religious facilities, government buildings, food processing and preparation facilities, cold storage plants, parking garages, athletic stadiums, industrial complexes, oil storage facilities, steel mills, cement plants, swimming pools, decks, hotels, retail centers, multi-unit residential projects, ships and ferries, airport runways, tunnels, commercial roofs, commercial floors, statues, and historic artifacts.

• Alamo Stadium (San Antonio)
• American Grain & Cattle Company (Plainview, TX)
• Baptist Medical Center
• Beaumont, TX  Federal Courthouse
• Bell North
• Bexar County Courthouse (1896) (San Antonio)
• Brady Building
• Brown & Root Marine Division (Houston)
• C&D Couriers
• Capitol Hilton (Washington, DC
• Casa Villita (1850) (San Antonio)
• Catholic Life Building (San Antonio)
• Central Park Mall (San Antonio)
• Chandler Building (San Antonio)
• Chase Marriot Arion Parkway
• Citizen's State Bank (Clifton)
• City of San Antonio Fire Logistics (San Antonio)
• City of San Antonio Swimming Pools (San Antonio)
• City Public Service Board Headquarters (San Antonio)
• City View Building (San Antonio)
• Columbus Avenue Baptist Church (Waco, TX)
• Copenhagen Imports
• Costa Mesa Hilton
• Criminal Courts Building (New Orleans, LA)
• Crockett Hotel (San Antonio)
• Crowne Plaza Hotel (Columbus, OH)
• Crowne Plaza Hotel (San Antonio)
• Crowne Plaza Key West
• Cummings Diesel (San Antonio)
• Cypress Tower (San Antonio)
• Days Inn (Memphis, TN)
• El Paso, TX Airport (roof) 
• Embassy Suites
• Embassy Suites Crystal City
• Embassy Suites Hotel (Walnut Creek, CA)
• Federal Reserve Building (San Antonio)
• Fort Sam Houston
• Frito-Lay Corporation (San Antonio)
• Fruehauf Trailer Corporation (San Antonio)
• George Air Force Base (Victorville, CA)
• Gonzales County Courthouse (1894) (TX)
• Grand Hyatt Hotel
• H.E.B. Distribution Center (San Marcos, TX)
• Hampton Inn (Evansville, Indiana)
• Hampton Inn Galleria (Houston)
• Hill Air Force Base (Ogden, UT)
• Hilton Clear lake
• Hilton Garden Inn
• Holiday Inn Cocoa Beach (FL)
• Holiday Inn Corpus Christi (TX)
• Holiday Inn Riverwalk (San Antonio)
• Horne Company Realtors (Houston)
• Hyatt Coral Gables (Florida)
• Hyatt Hotel Riverwalk Parking Garage (San Antonio)
• Jacob Mendlovitz Building (New Braunfels, TX)
• J Crew
• Jim Fillipowicz and Associates
• Kroger Executive Center (San Antonio)
• Lake Air Towers
• La Mansion Del Rio (San Antonio)
• LBJ Museum (San Marcos, TX)
• Little Rhein Steak House (1855) (San Antonio)
• Lone Star Bakery (San Antonio)
• Longhorn Cement (San Antonio)
• Lucifer Lighting Company Manufacturing Plant (San Antonio)
• Luhrs Tower (Phoenix)
• Maersk Sea Land Shipping Lines 
• Majestic Theater (San Antonio)
• Maloney Building (San Antonio)
• Mar Con Purification
• Marriot (Sugar Land)
• Marriot Courtyard (San Antonio)
• Mason County Courthouse (1909) (Mason, TX)
• McClellan Air Force Base (Sacramento, CA)
• McNay Art Institute (San Antonio)
• Menger Hotel (San Antonio)
• Methodist Hospital (San Antonio)
• Mexican Consulate (San Antonio)
• Meyers Construction
• MG Building Materials
• Milam Building (San Antonio)
• Mills House (Charleston, SC)
• Muskogee, OK Federal Courthouse
• National Guard Facility
• National Lloyds Building (Waco, TX)
• Naval Air Station (Corpus Christi, TX)
• Nolte Building (Seguin, TX)
• Old United States Mint (1835) (New Orleans) (coating removal)
• Omni Crescent Hotel (New Orleans)
• Omni Westchase Hotel (Austin)
• Omni Hotel (Los Angeles)
• Our Lady of Perpetual Sorrow Catholic Church (Selma, TX)
• Pearl Brewery (1894) (San Antonio)
• Penske
• Penske Corporation (Houston, Corpus Christi)
• Pioneer Mills (San Antonio)
• Poplar Bluff Courthouse (MO)
• Pratt & Whitney (San Antonio)
• Pyramid Building (San Antonio)
• Randolph Air Force Base (Universal City, TX)
• Raytheon Hangar (Waco, TX)
• Sam Houston Museum (Huntsville, TX)
• San Antonio College (San Antonio)
• San Antonio Produce Terminal (San Antonio)
• San Jose Mission's Rose Window (1720) (San Antonio)
• Saturn V Rocket Restoration (Consultant to Smithsonian Institute)
• Sentinel Warehouse Complex (San Antonio)
• Sheraton City Center (Indianapolis)
• Sheraton Hotel (San Diego)
• Sheraton Hotel Downtown (Houston)
• SMI Steel Mill (Seguin, TX)
• Southern Pacific Railroad (San Antonio)
• Springhill Suites
• St. Olaf Lutheran Church (Cranfills Gap, TX)
• State of Texas Ferry System
• Steves Homestead (1876) (San Antonio)
• Texas A&I Stadium (Kingsville, TX)
• Texas A&M
• Texas Department of Health Headquarters (Austin)
• Texas Southern University
• The Broadway Lofts (San Antonio)
• The Galleria Mall (Houston)
• The Home Depot
• The Majestic Theater
• Titanic "Big Piece" restoration (work performed at SURMAC's Houston warehouse)
• Tower Life Building (San Antonio)
• Towne Place Suites Marriott (Neisner Building) (San Antonio)
• Travelodge Riverwalk (San Antonio)
• Travis Community Real Estate
• Travis Industries Sabinal School
• Triangle Point Marriot
• Trinity Lutheran Church (Houston)
• UHAUL
• USAA
• Valero Distribution Center (San Antonio)
• Victoria County Courthouse (1892) (Victoria, TX)
• Walton Distributing Company (Houston)
• Warwick Hotel (Houston)
• Washburn Tunnel (Pasadena, TX)
• Western Geophysical (Houston)
• Williams Air Force Base (Phoenix)
• Wulff House (1870) (San Antonio)
• Wurstfest Hall (New Braunfels, TX)
• Wyndham (now Omni) Hotel (San Antonio)
• Yturri-Edmunds Historic Site (1850) (San Antonio)

Decades of Experience

Decades of Experience

  Company founder and president Rick Watson has been in the specialty contracting business  (as company owner) since 1973, and has completed numerous major restoration projects nationwide. A "hands-on" executive who may usually be found on the job site, Rick has Master Certificates in more than 20 areas of specialty contracting and has attended some 30+ schools for various certifications and applicator approvals.

  Company founder and president Rick Watson has been in the specialty contracting business  (as company owner) since 1973, and has completed numerous major restoration projects nationwide. A "hands-on" executive who may usually be found on the job site, Rick has Master Certificates in more than 20 areas of specialty contracting and has attended some 30+ schools for various certifications and applicator approvals.

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    Company President Rick Watson restoring the San Jose "Rose Window" (San Antonio, Texas, 1974)
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    Pressure washing and sealing: Bexar County Courthouse (San Antonio, Texas, 1976)
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    Exterior re-plastering: The Luhrs Building (Phoenix, Arizona, 1989)
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    Exterior Restoration: Tower Life Building (San Antonio, Texas, 1989)
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    Pressure Washing and Sealing: Mexican Consulate (San Antonio, Texas, 1979)
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    Surface restoration: Bank of America AKA The Pyramid Building (San Antonio, Texas 1986)

Our Workforce

Our Workforce

      Surmac prides itself in the quality of its workforce.  We are fortunate to have a stable and highly-skilled team of technicians, some of whom have been working with Rick, for 25+ years, and others of whom are the third generation of their family to work with him (including his son, James Watson).  We make sure to stay informed about current product and technology developments in our industry, and all employees are afforded the opportunity to attend technical and safety courses and to enhance their skills through additional special training.

     To provide our clients the excellent service they have come to expect, we support company field operations with an office staff that goes the extra mile, including Office Manager Joni Huffstutler, Administrative Aide Mary Sweet, and Project Manager Brandy Donecker.  Surmac office and field operations are coordinated to keep Surmac projects running smoothly, on-time and on-budget.

      Surmac prides itself in the quality of its workforce.  We are fortunate to have a stable and highly-skilled team of technicians, some of whom have been working with Rick, for 25+ years, and others of whom are the third generation of their family to work with him (including his son, James Watson).  We make sure to stay informed about current product and technology developments in our industry, and all employees are afforded the opportunity to attend technical and safety courses and to enhance their skills through additional special training.

     To provide our clients the excellent service they have come to expect, we support company field operations with an office staff that goes the extra mile, including Office Manager Joni Huffstutler, Administrative Aide Mary Sweet, and Project Manager Brandy Donecker.  Surmac office and field operations are coordinated to keep Surmac projects running smoothly, on-time and on-budget.

Meeting the Challenge

Award-Winning Work

      Surmac won the International Concrete Repair Institute's 2004 Award of Merit, and the 2016 Award of Excellence for our repair of an industrial concrete floor and a parking deck, respectively. For more information about these unique jobs, please see our press section below.

      Surmac won the International Concrete Repair Institute's 2004 Award of Merit, and the 2016 Award of Excellence for our repair of an industrial concrete floor and a parking deck, respectively. For more information about these unique jobs, please see our press section below.

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Selected Press

Client Testimonials

  • “You and your crew were professionals that completed a large, complicated job on time without disruption to the tenants.  I would not hesitate to recommend your company to any building owner or manager.  Thank you for the job well done.”

    --Property Management Client
  • ''Surmac has always shown the utmost professionalism on any given task. We find their quality and workmanship to be excellent. Rick always goes the extra mile to make sure his client is satisfied''

    --City Conservation Society Client
  • “[Surmac was] timely, thorough and treated us fairly…We have full confidence in their professionalism and capabilities, and are in fact working with them again.”

    —Commercial Realty Client
  • “Surmac personnel were very professional, very conscientious, and performed an excellent job in a neat and clean manner on a timely basis.”

    —Commercial Realty Client
  • “I very much appreciate you and your crews’ performance and will recommend you and your company to my colleagues.”

    —General Contractor Client
  • “We found [Surmac's] work and professionalism to be outstanding; not one detail was missed during the 30 day project…I would recommend them from the smallest jobs to the largest, it seems size and scope doesn't matter to them as they took on our challenging building.”

    —Hotel Management Client
  • “You and your crew were professionals that completed a large, complicated job on time without disruption to the tenants.  I would not hesitate to recommend your company to any building owner or manager.  Thank you for the job well done.”

    --Property Management Client
  • ''Surmac has always shown the utmost professionalism on any given task. We find their quality and workmanship to be excellent. Rick always goes the extra mile to make sure his client is satisfied''

    --City Conservation Society Client
  • “[Surmac was] timely, thorough and treated us fairly…We have full confidence in their professionalism and capabilities, and are in fact working with them again.”

    —Commercial Realty Client
  • “Surmac personnel were very professional, very conscientious, and performed an excellent job in a neat and clean manner on a timely basis.”

    —Commercial Realty Client
  • “I very much appreciate you and your crews’ performance and will recommend you and your company to my colleagues.”

    —General Contractor Client
  • “We found [Surmac's] work and professionalism to be outstanding; not one detail was missed during the 30 day project…I would recommend them from the smallest jobs to the largest, it seems size and scope doesn't matter to them as they took on our challenging building.”

    —Hotel Management Client