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New Time Saving Architects’ Resource

When it comes to resinous flooring, Florock.net’s recently launched Architect Center offers specifying professionals the convenience of one-stop shopping.  Here are a few of the new features: –  AIA Online Continuing Education: The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Continuing Education (CE) Program requires Architect members to earn a specific number of Learning Units (LU’s) each […]

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It’s Cold! Do You Know Where Your Epoxy’s Been?

It’s a frosty cold 29° F outside and a toasty 70° F inside the facility, where your crew is preparing to install epoxy flooring.  You’ve shot-blasted the concrete floor substrate and completed proper concrete crack repair.  The FloroGel concrete refinishing patch material is cured dry enough to coat.  Aaah… Finally, a day that seems to […]

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Top 5 Tips for Installing Commercial Kitchen Floors

With the holiday season nearing soon, industrial and commercial kitchen floors will be seeing a higher volume of traffic than the rest of the year. For that reason, it’s important to make sure you’ve got a highly efficient floor system in your kitchen. Check out our top five tips for restaurant and food plant floor […]

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Holiday Travel Season for Concrete Floors

With the holiday travel season near at hand, vehicle maintenance technicians everywhere are changing oil, greasing gears, topping off fluids and inevitably, spilling dangerous chemicals onto concrete floors.  If not contained, these substances can leach through porous slabs, contaminating surrounding soil and groundwater. The effective, eco-friendly solution?  Epoxy flooring topped with a two-component Chemical Resistant […]

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Early Sunsets Mean Quick Cure Industrial Flooring

It’s SHOCKING to see the sun set so early outside our Chicago industrial flooring headquarters!  Like many parts of the world, we recently experienced our semi-annual time change, “falling back” one hour, from Daylight Saving to Standard Time. Suddenly, there’s a need to “speed things along” during the work day, in order to glimpse a […]

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The No. 1 Choice for Food Plant Floors

Ever wonder how all that tasty Halloween candy gets made?  On food plant floors throughout the country, thousands of tons of sugar, oils and flavors get processed into seasonal treats every year.  Each company’s recipes are top secret – but, not their industrial floors.  Cementitious urethane, like Florock FloroCrete, is the food industry’s number one […]

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What’s So Great about Green Industrial Flooring?

Green, ecofriendly industrial flooring is more than just a great way to earn LEED points for your building project.  Installing a recycled glass content epoxy floor is part of a global effort to improve the environment.  Consider these facts from the EPA*: Americans generated 11.8 million tons of glass in the municipal solid waste (MSW) […]

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Supporting Small Business in Concrete Floors

As the protests against Wall Street and other symbols of “big business” continue around the globe, we can all support small business with our wallets, even when selecting a concrete floor.  Crawford Laboratories, Inc., manufacturer of Florock Industrial Flooring, is a second-generation family-owned business located in a Chicago neighborhood.  Despite the many buyouts and mergers […]

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The Devil’s in the Details of Industrial Flooring

Ever hear the saying, “The devil is in the details”?  It’s never truer than in industrial flooring specification, where a mistake in designing commercial floor joints or coving can result in multiple costly problems down the line. Relax, dear Specifier.  Your life just got easier, thanks to our new downloadable detail drawings for concrete floor […]

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This Epoxy Flooring’s No Bull

Headliner Sports:  The freshly painted epoxy flooring in the Chicago Bulls’ new Hyde Park facility will soon be ready for… wait a minute… What?? No, the Bulls aren’t moving (that we know of!), and this particular floor, painted in the Chicago team’s colors, isn’t even in their practice facility.  It’s actually the amazing new decorative […]

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