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Slip-Resistant Epoxy Coatings

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You’ve seen those “Slippery When Wet” signs in coffee shops, restaurants and shopping malls. But why do these public spaces use epoxy flooring? Isn’t it slippery when wet? Because they’re easy to clean, stain and scratch resistant, super durable, and yes, are slip-resistant as well. Slip-Resistant Aggregates – Anti-Skid But epoxy flooring isn’t just for public spaces. This flooring is …

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 pick a great floor coating company? Arm Yourself with the Right Questions The best way to pick a great floor coating company is to arm yourself with …

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Concrete Preparation – Professional Equipment

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

Mitigating Moisture of Epoxy Floor Coatings

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Being “wet behind the ears” refers to an individual’s inexperience or naiveté. In our 23 years of garage floor coating experience, we’ve seen many contractors and DIYers that would qualify. Failure at mitigating moisture is one of many examples. Moisture mitigation is incredibly important in floor coatings application. Yet so many installers don’t take this into account. Whether it’s lack …

Epoxy Flooring: Damaged Concrete Repair

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