Miami-Dade ending Miami Seaquarium’s lease

Miami-Dade County is ending the Miami Seaquarium’s lease and has ordered the facility to leave the property next month.

The office of Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava sent a “Notice of Termination of Lease” letter Thursday to Eduardo Albor, the president of park operator The Dolphin Company that manages the operations at the Miami Seaquarium.

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Startrails over the Florida Everglades

Startrails over the Florida Everglades
Photo by Lee Smith – Startrails-08-12-2018

I got up 2:30am, had my coffee and left my house by 3am. It takes about 1 1/2 hours to reach my destination deep in the Florida Everglades. I have to walk through the area in total darkness with a small flashlight to find my spot to setup my tripod and shoot. I ususally adjust my camera settings at home before leaving, so I do not have to waste time on site. I have to capture about (180) 20 second images. When I get home, I download all the images and select the 180 images to stack and combine in my software. The whole processing part can take about 30-45 minutes once the image is combined to get this result.
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The Fall Equinox at Deering Estate

The sun just rose above the horizon at the Deering Estate on this day – the Fall Equinox, when the sun rises in the middle of the boat basin. Creating an incredible sunrise photograph

The sun just rose above the horizon at the Deering Estate on this day - the Fall Equinox, when the sun rises in the middle of the boat basin. Creating an incredible sunrise photograph
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To order a print: https://www.leesmithphotos.com/2021/09/the-fall-equinox-at-deering/

South Florida Landscape Photography

South Florida Landscape Photography - Photographic Wall Art for home or office featuring South Florida Photography by Lee Smith

South Florida Landscape Photography
Photographic Wall Art for home or office featuring South Florida Photography by Lee Smith
We also offer larger prints for Office Space and Meeting Rooms
Canvas, Metal, Acrylic, & Metallic Paper Prints
Professional Quality
Visit us at: https://www.leesmithphotos.com

Lee Smith Photography

Looking for wall art for your home or office?
Lee Smith Photography can offer you a wide range of images in almost any size needed.
Visit us on line at https://www.leesmithphotos.com/

Everglades Sunrise by Lee Smith Photography
Everglades – 2016-04-09 – IMG_1446-HDR

2021 Photography Calendar

Order your 2021 Photo Calendar from Lee Smith Photography

Order your 2021 Photo Calendar Today!
While Supplies Last!

  • All images taken by South Florida Photographer – Lee Smith
  • The calendar size is 11″ x 8.5″ which is printed on premium glossy card stock.
  • The price includes packaging, shipping & handling (shipped domestically through USPS  in the Continental US only).
  • Contact us for larger custom calendar orders over 6 or more
  • Order today! (The Order Form)
  • Let me know if you have any questions – Thank you!

https://www.leesmithphotos.com/photography-calendar/

Broward Commercial Pool Builder

Commercial Pools for Municipalities,
Hotels, Apartments & Condos

Built by an experienced Commercial Pool Builder & Designer – John Sammet

Commercial Pool Builder for Municipalities, Hotels, Apartments & Condos by Sammet Pools in Broward County Florida

John Sammet is a respected and dependable Commercial Pool Builder in South Florida.

  • Using the latest technology to design pools & spas with the highest standards of  construction for Broward commercial pools
  • Building commercial pools for apartment complexes, residential communities, and hotels.
  • Our commercial pools enhance the value of commercial properties and provide a truly beautiful setting.
  • We’ll manage your commercial pool project from start to finish – Permits, drawings, inspections, and project management – nothing is left out
  • Our staff is experienced in handling all elements of the pre-construction process. permitting, design drawings, hydraulic studies, and code compliance
  • We bring reliability and quality to any pool we manufacture
  • Cutting edge technology and highest quality building materials

Whatever commercial pool design you can dream of, We Can Build It! No project is too large or too small

  • We can recommend the right water feature and pool designs to create that special look for hotels, country clubs, apartments, condos, and health clubs
  • We can redesigned, modernized, or completely rebuild from the ground up.
  • Sammet Pools has over 25 years of experience in building custom-designed commercial pools in South Florida and the Caribbean
  • John Sammet’s expertise, knowledge and experience has set him apart from other pool builders.
  • John focuses on the clients’ dream and to those details of building that dream, that will result in a successful design & building of a commercial pool project – John is always  committed to exceeding your expectations.
  • We review all phases work from beginning to end of each project.
  • We manage the people to get that job done in the best possible manner and make every attempt to maintain a reasonable timeline to complete each phase of the work.

Contact us today at (954) 232-1915 Or visit: https://www.sammetpools.com/commercial-pools/ to find out how Sammet Pools can design your commercial swimming pool or spa to blend in with your property.

 

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BRICK PAVERS MUST BE SEALED TO PREVENT FADING

 

Brick pavers must be sealed to prevent fading by National Sealing CO

Pavers that are not sealed annually will fade. Typically it only takes 5-7 years before they will show very noticeable signs of fading. Most people don’t realize this until it’s too late. In the past, the only thing available to restore faded pavers, would be to STAIN the pavers. Staining paver amounts to PAINTING pavers. This is a very un-natural look, and typically lifts with hot tires. The pavers are basically ruined at this point.

Brick pavers must be sealed to prevent fading by National Sealing CO

For this reason, we have developed a DYEING process to restore faded pavers. National Sealing is the largest paver sealing Co in the US and mobilizes across the US and abroad with our patented DYEING Process. Our process not only restores badly faded pavers to almost new looking, but also seals and protects from further fading & staining.

In this example, the account had added new pavers resulting in a very visible difference between the old and the new. We were able to re-dye the old to match the new.

Coating pavers versus sealing – our unique, clear, coating process is 3-5x more durable than common sealers. This can be used to protect limestone, sealing of granite, sealing of travertine, sealing of blue stone, sealing protection for stamped concrete. Our coating process can also be applied to the entire surface to seal ceramic tile & grout, seal porcelain tiles. Our coating process is designed to Preserve, Protect and Prolong your asset life cycle by extending the life expectancy of your property, plus contribute to the ease of maintenance of these surfaces, thereby reducing cleaning costs and preserving the surface material.This specialized process is not available anywhere in the US and must be applied by our trained technicians. No application is too small. For smaller, residential applications, we will package together multiple applications in a given area to make the program work for everyone.

Contact us today to find out how we can protect your faded pavers – 954-577-8837

 

National Sealing Co.
2269 S University Dr., Fort Lauderdale FL 33324
Phone: 954-577-8837
https://www.nationalsealing.com/

Commercial Waterproofing and Roofing Consultants – South Florida

Benchmark Consulting Group
BENCHMARK CONSULTING GROUP, INC. exists to provide the best professional guidance to our commercial clients, in the design, analysis and the asset management of their roofing and waterproofing needs.

COMMERCIAL ROOFING

A roof system is a building asset. Owners today recognize the significance of the investment they have made in protecting their building and its contents from water damage, in terms of both the roof’s cost and its replacement value. Even though a manufacturer’s or contractor’s warranty may have been purchased, the building owner continues to be responsible for proper roof care and maintenance.

As a result, Owners are now routinely implementing scheduled roof inspection and maintenance programs. Commercial Roof Consultants can be a valuable resource in providing assistance to owners in developing roof maintenance programs and an effective plan of action.

COMMERCIAL WATERPROOFING

The primary function of building envelope is to protect against water intrusion. When a building envelope fails, the results are often costly, dramatic and disastrous. Poorly designed or maintained building envelopes can leave a trail of litigious problems that can take years and many dollars to diagnose and repair. Below grade waterproofing can also be a source of a building Owner’s nightmares.

By performing due diligence inspections and developing a written plan of action, a commercial waterproofing consultant can reduce or eliminate a building Owner’s exposure.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified State of Florida Roofing Contractor
  • Troxler Radiological Certification, Troxler Laboratories
  • Certified Infrared Inspector, Infra-Inspection Institute
  • Certified Indoor Air Quality Inspector

Why Us?

  • We will provide specialized, professional, consulting services to our commercial client’s requirements.
  • Our dealings with our clients will be marked by professionalism, honesty, hard work and a respect for our clients needs.
  • We will maintain high levels of productivity, efficiency and professionalism and constantly strive to improve our service.
  • We will continuously reinvest in the company to maintain and improve our ability to service our clients and to insure the business grows.
  • We will be honest, open and respectful to our employees and will encourage mutual concern for health, safety, productivity and accomplishment.

Benchmark Consulting Group
5400 South University Drive, Suite 407A, Davie, Florida 33328
Phone: (954) 476-0801
http://www.benchmarkconsultgroup.com/