Interior Floor Coatings: Musty Basements & Radon Gas?

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Alas, the musty basement Have you noticed a musty odor in certain areas of your home? That’s a sign of concrete moisture vapor emission. It’s a common problem in basements. The moisture source, typically the earth itself, provides a continuous flow of humidity that passes through your concrete slab. Over time, the infiltration of moisture may lead to efflorescence (visible …

Epoxy Floor Coatings: Slippery When Wet

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You’ve seen those “Slippery When Wet” signs a thousand times in coffee shops, restaurants and hospitals. But why do these public places use flooring like tile, epoxy or vinyl, that are more slippery than say, carpet? Well, it’s because they’re easy to clean, they’re durable and they’re non-flammable. Carpeting in these establishments may not be the best choice. But now that …

How to Pick a Great Floor Coating Company

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So you’ve made the decision to coat your garage floor, patio, basement or driveway…and you’ve made the smart decision to have a professional installer do the job. But now how do you go about choosing a real professional floor coating company? The answer is to arm yourself with the right questions. Before requesting a quote, ask the contractor the following… …

Professional Equipment – Concrete Grinders

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If you’re a professional contractor (…or have hired one) that specializes in the installation of epoxy, polyurea or polyaspartic floor coatings, then you know the importance of concrete preparation. This step is critical to installing high quality floor coatings. Why? Well, it’s all about concrete surface profile (CSP). For coating products to properly “bond”, the concrete needs to be textured…that …

Moisture Mitigation of Epoxy, Polyurea and Polyaspartic Floor Coatings

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Being “wet behind the ears” is an idiom that refers to an individual’s inexperience or naiveté. In our business, this is definitely not a good thing. As an experienced floor coating company, we have come across dozens of contractors (and well-intentioned DIYers) that would qualify…whether due to their lack of experience, lack of technical knowledge or poor judgment. In a …

Damaged Concrete and Crack Repair to Epoxy Coatings

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Just as in painting, application of epoxy, polyurea and polyaspartic floor coatings is as much about preparation as it is about application. And high-quality concrete preparation requires meticulous attention to the repair of hairline cracks, spalling, minor indentations (“pitting”), and major cracks. The time spent on these issues will significantly enhance the final appearance of your installed floor coating system. …

Customization? No problems here!

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Let’s face it, your garage is the ugliest part of the house. It’s a sad but honest truth. Not to worry though, you can fix this! Coming home from a long and hard day at work is something we all look forward to.  Opening the garage door to a dirty and unorganized mess is another story.  Is your garage floor …

Looking for a garage floor coating?

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So you’re thinking of coating your garage floor, patio, basement…maybe your driveway.You’re beginning the process of choosing from an infinite array of coating products and floor coating “systems” and determining whether your project is a DIY or warrants a professional installer. This is a daunting process. You may have heard about “epoxies”, 2-component coatings (Part A and Part B) readily …

Grand Openings!

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Tampa and Hanna, you asked and now you shall receive! We would like to welcome two new dealers to the family who services the Tampa, FL area and Hanna, IN area, Florida Concrete Coating LLC and D&BB Floor Coating LLC. This expands our service area to 29 dealerships across the United States and Canada! Our dealers offer the highest end …

Exposed Aggregate Restoration?

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Have you gotten sick of how faded and cracked your exposed aggregate driveway or patio is? Were you dreading having to spend the money to have it ripped out only to pour more exposed aggregate that will do the same? Over and over again…. Well times have changed and so has technology in the coatings and sealers industry. Eco-CorFlex Industrial …