Epoxy Coatings – Assessing Concrete Moisture

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As a floor coating company with over 20 years experience, we have seen many contractors and DIYers apply coatings without ever testing for moisture content before beginning an epoxy floor application. This is surprising because assessing concrete moisture is one of the most important pre-installation steps. The Problem with Moisture High moisture present in concrete is one of the most …

Epoxy Coatings: Superior Customer Experience

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When contracted to install an epoxy floor coating, the installation itself is only one step in providing a superior customer experience. (Albeit, an important step given that poorly installed epoxy flooring will not get you a referral). To ensure a worthy experience, the contractor needs to provide peripheral services that go above and beyond the installation itself. These services tend …

America’s New Front Door

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In the past, a typical garage was just big enough for a single car, a lawnmower, and several boxes of Christmas decorations. In fact, until fairly recently, the garage wasn’t even attached to the home! Times have changed – and garages have changed along with them. Garages are now America’s new front door! A Short History The suburban tract development …

Epoxy Coating Applications in Bad Weather

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We often get asked if we can install epoxy coatings in bad weather. Indoor installations like kitchens and basements can be performed in the worst of weather. However, we can’t install an epoxy coating on a driveway or patio in a snow storm. But can an epoxy installation be performed, say in an open garage, in the cold, rain, wind or …

Safe Epoxy Coating Application

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When applying epoxy coatings, there are precautions that your contractor must take to protect his installers and you, the customer. Is your contractor using proper techniques, safety equipment, and low-VOC epoxy coating products? Protecting the Installers Installers of epoxy coatings use hand grinders and large diamond grinders to prepare the concrete before coating. This is necessary to create a concrete “profile” …

A Man Cave is the Perfect Gift

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You’ve heard the festive holiday music in the cafes and retail stores. Yes, it’s that time of year. Bet your wondering what gift you should get your significant other this holiday season? Maybe another sweater, lounge pants, a wallet…more tools? Why not get him something he’d really love…like a man cave! A man cave, or “mantuary”, is a space where …

Low Maintenance Epoxy Flooring

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There are lots of reasons to want a seamless epoxy floor installed in your home, commercial facility or retail space. This long-lasting flooring is unique because it provides incredible beauty, durability, moisture mitigation and increased re-sale value not provided with other flooring options. Vinyl flooring, tile and carpet just don’t compete. But what I love the most about epoxy flooring …

Metallic Epoxy Coatings

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Designer metallic epoxy coatings are now the hottest trend in decorative concrete flooring. Once installed, they provide a flowing, 3-D marbled look with iridescent accents. They are being installed in residential, retail and commercial interior spaces because they are both aesthetically stunning and crazy durable. Benefits of Metallic Floor Coatings Metallic epoxy flooring is one of the toughest coatings around. Because …

The Durability of Epoxy Coatings

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In certain areas of your home or business, carpet, tile and vinyl flooring may make perfect sense. But in areas where heavy traffic, heavy loads, high impact or harsh environments rule, carpet, tile and vinyl flooring just won’t cut it. You need more resilient flooring and the durability of an epoxy coating is the best solution for you. Industrial grade …

Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

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Nothing’s better than watching the resale value of your home increase over time. It provides a sense of financial well-being. The latent capital in your home can help you in retirement or provide a safety net if times get tough. Or maybe you’ve bought your home as a short term investment…a pending flip. Either way, home improvement projects are inevitable. …