Concrete Washout Systems Seen on ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”

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Monarch Concrete Washout provides washout services for Emmy nominated reality show.

Concrete Washout Systems, Inc., (CWS), the nation’s largest concrete washout service company, announced today that its partner, Monarch Concrete Washout, Inc. of Southern California, provided washout services for the Emmy nominated reality show, ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.”

ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” features a race against time on a project that would ordinarily take at least four months to achieve, involving a team of designers, contractors and several hundred workers who have just seven days to totally rebuild an entire house — every single room, plus the exterior and landscaping.

Concrete Washout Systems Southern California partner, Monarch Concrete Washout, provided critical concrete washout services for a residential jobsite that had very limited space and needed a system that was portable and self contained.

“Working with Concrete Washout Systems allows us to be more environmentally conscious, provides better containment of our washout material and keeps our jobsites free of the mess generated by washing down cementitious equipment. They were able to drop a concrete washout box on site, which allowed not only our ready mix concrete trucks to washout, but allowed our concrete and stucco workers to wash down all their tools," stated Alan Luxmore, On-site Project Manager for ABC Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. "We have limited room to work with on all our jobsites so space is a precious commodity that we can't afford to give up. Concrete Washout Systems provided a service that not only helped us manage workspace better but also assisted us in doing our part in protecting the environment from illegal discharges from construction sites. We will certainly be calling on them to assist us on future projects," added Mr. Luxmore.

“The Concrete Washout Systems was a perfect fit for this particular application where space was very limited and the need for portability was imperative. Monarch Concrete Washout provided excellent service on an extremely tight time frame,” stated Kevin Mickelson, Vice President of Concrete Washout Systems, Inc. “There was an incredible amount of energy on the jobsite and we are very excited to be a part of something very meaningful and yet provide a product and service that was needed. We would love the opportunity to be on every Extreme Makeover jobsite,” added Mr. Mickelson.

The patent pending CWS is a portable, self-contained and watertight bin that controls, captures and contains concrete washout material and wastewater. It allows trade personnel to easily washout concrete trucks, pumps and equipment on site and facilitates easy off site recycling of the same concrete materials and wastewater, while protecting the storm drain system from potential illegal discharges. The off site recycling component yet again creates an even more environmentally sound application. This risk management system replaces other outdated washout BMP’s, which are costly, unsightly and damaging to the environment since their containment value diminishes, due to inherently faulty material, over use and lack of maintenance.

About Concrete Washout Systems, Inc.

Concrete Washout Systems is a risk management specialist and industry pioneer in concrete washout and wastewater removal, treatment and recycling. The patent-pending Concrete Washout Systems provides a cost effective, environmentally friendly and compliance alternative for homebuilders, contractors, ready mix and pump operators and environmental engineering firms. For more information visit


Roger Engelsgaard

Concrete Washout Systems, Inc.


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