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Presto Building Restoartion

Presto originated in the high-rise building maintenance industry in Atlanta, Georgia. After years of servicing countless numbers of buildings, containing difficult to remove stains on the glass, metal, and stone surfaces, Presto discovered that the only solutions available involved the use of harsh and damaging chemicals that hardly worked, were short-lived, and/or extremely dangerous to the applicator.  We discovered that many of the products and techniques commonly used in the industry were outdated, and did not take advantage of the newest advances in chemical technologies. We also began to discover how many products and techniques actually caused problems through their use, instead of solving them. There was an evident lack of products and information in our industry to effectively address the demand for architectural surface restoration.

Presto Restoration Products, Inc. was formed, conceptualizing, creating, and manufacturing the first complete line of products which address the complicated issues involved in simultaneously maintaining multiple architectural surfaces on high-rise commercial buildings. Presto has invested a substantial amount of money, and years of research and development, in finding a cure for the many different types of stains that develop on architectural surfaces. The end result is a company unlike any other in the industry. A company well-versed in the restoration and preservation of virtually every type of architectural surface. There are a few product companies that create restoration products for commercial building services, but Presto is the first to address glass, metal, stone, and specialty composite material solutions within one product line.

Presto has created a product line, developed at the turn of the 21st century, in the height of the desire for environmentally green, high-performance products, utilizing the newest chemical technologies available. Presto's products and techniques are designed to work harmoniously in order to protect the exterior of buildings, and create longer-lasting restoration investment retention for property owners.

Judah Clark, Founder/CEO of Presto Restoration Products & Services, Inc. is dedicated to the building restoration and maintenance industry nationwide. Over the last two decades, with the development of the services of Presto Property Services Inc., he has supervised hundreds of cleaning, restoring, waterproofing and preserving projects involving nearly every type of building surface including glass, metal, and stone across the nation. 

In an effort to provide the best result possible, Mr. Clark rigorously tested all of the available products and techniques on the market. Clark used these experiences as the foundation for his research, and created a complete, and synergistic, product line for the industry.

Justin McGarty, COO, Chief Operations Officer of Presto Restoration Products & Services, Inc. is an expert in the field of exterior building restoration and maintenance. In his leadership role at Presto Property Services Inc., Justin has spent the majority of his career understanding and facilitating the restoration of every type of high rise building surface, He is familiar with the entire process of project management and ensuring the satisfaction of every client. Presto also created a line of products designed to maintain and preserve multiple architectural surfaces on high-rise commercial buildings with a warranty that is unsurpassed in the industry.

Through the years, Presto utilized all available products and techniques for exterior building cleaning, restoration and preservation on the market but without complete satisfaction. In 2004, Judah Clark joined with Dr. Tom Bickley to create a line of products designed to address the complicated issues of cleaning, restoring and maintaining multiple architectural surfaces on high-rise commercial buildings. We now utilizes the most recent advancements in chemical technology to clean, restore and protect any exterior architectural surface, many that are more environmentally-friendly than are on the market today. 

Tom Bickley, a PhD chemist, has over 35 years experience as Vice President of Research and Development for companies like Selig and Zep. Dr. Bickley has personally overseen the creation of more than 300 products produced for large corporations.

A Special Thanks to Dr. Walt Thomas and Southern Polytechnic State University for allowing the use of their facilities and equipment in order to verify the effectiveness of our products.

Presto's revolutionary products are now sold internationally with newer and improved service specifications, can save one 150,000 square feet of Class A office building over $255,000 over a 10-year period. This can be achieved by eliminating unnecessary services through Presto's proven and long lasting high performance product line while keeping the buildings' exterior in its original intended appearance for years. An entire portfolio could save millions and increase revenue while keeping the building looking new and aesthetically Class A for years to come.