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A Cure for Damaged Concrete

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In the more northern US states, winter temperatures can oscillate wildly. Because of these fluctuations, the freeze-and-thaw can do a real number on your concrete flooring. As winters come and go, your concrete continues to deteriorate. However, there’s a cure for damaged concrete. So What Produces the Damage? Water is a strange liquid. When it freezes, it expands around 9 …

Anti Skid Epoxy: Slip-Resistance

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Epoxy coatings are a step up from engineered wood, tile, laminate or vinyl. This is especially true in commercial and retail spaces like coffee shops, restaurants and hospitals. Epoxy is just cleaner and more durable. However, some folks worry that epoxy coatings can be slippery, especially when wet. Thankfully the solution is simple. Anti skid epoxy coatings. Slip-Resistant Aggregates Professional …

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Concrete Crack Repair

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Just as in painting, installation of epoxy flooring is as much about the preparation as it is about application. Accordingly, high-quality concrete preparation requires careful attention to the repair of hairline cracks, spalling, pitting and major cracks. Besides, proper concrete crack repair enhances the final appearance of your epoxy floor. Concrete crack repair can vary considerably from job to job. …

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Exceptional Customer Service

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Am I just getting old and grumpy or has exceptional customer service taken a bit of a hit these days? It appears to be the latter (although, I am getting old too). Recent studies from Arizona State University show that customer’s perceive customer service to be getting worse over time. Customer “problems” climbed from 32% in 1976 to 50% in …

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Mica Blends: Perfect Aesthetics

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In my last blog, I introduced you to GarageFloorCoating.com’s latest in cutting-edge mica blends called Vintage Mica. In this blog, I want to introduce you to another mica blend that’s been just a popular. It’s called Bagari Stone Effects…or Bagari SE for short. The Formula is Ours and Ours Only Just like Vintage Mica, the Bagari SE blends use our ...
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Selecting an Epoxy Coating

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If you’re reading this, you already know that epoxy coatings provide the most durable flooring. In areas of heavy traffic, high impact, sunlight or chemical exposure…carpet, tile, wood and vinyl flooring won’t do. So if you’re looking to coat your garage, walkway, driveway or basement, the only real decision is which epoxy coating system you get? In this blog, I’ll …

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Proper Concrete Preparation

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If you’re a professional contractor that specializes in the installation of epoxy floor coatings, then you know the importance of proper concrete preparation. This step is critical to installing high quality floor coatings. An improperly prepared concrete floor will cause issues over time even if you’ve used the highest-grade coating products around! Concrete Surface Profile It’s all about concrete surface …

Safe Application of Epoxy Coatings

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When applying epoxy coatings, there are precautions a 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? How can you ensure the safe application of epoxy coatings. Protecting the Installers Installers of epoxy coatings use hand grinders and large diamond grinders to prepare the concrete …

Epoxy Coating Product Types

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You may have heard about epoxy floor coatings, 2-component coatings available at your local hardware store. If you didn’t know otherwise, you’d think this was the only type of coating available. In fact, there are several types, each with important advantages and disadvantages. Choose the wrong product for your project and you’ll be re-coating within a year! Different Coating Product …