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Flooring Trend: Epoxy Flooring with Flakes

With an epoxy flooring system, facility managers and designers need not choose between functional features and aesthetic appeal. Epoxy floors are favored in a wide variety of commercial, institutional and industrial settings for their durability, scratch resistance, and seamless, easy-to-clean surfaces. Because these systems are installed as liquids that cure into a virtually seamless, monolithic […]

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Advantages of Epoxy Flooring for Spas, Saunas and Wet Rooms

The consistent levels of high humidity and fluctuating temperatures found in spas and saunas place unique demands on the materials used in the construction of these types of facilities. Wet rooms are also increasing in popularity, both in private residences and facilities such as high end gyms, hotels, and spas. A wet room is a […]

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Epoxy Floors vs. Polished Concrete: What’s the Difference?

When deciding upon an industrial flooring solution, many facilities find themselves struggling to choose between polished concrete and an epoxy flooring system. Both use concrete slabs as the foundation substrate, but they provide two very different types of flooring surfaces better suited for different types of environments. Polished concrete is created by repeatedly running specialized […]

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Epoxy Concrete Floor Sealers – How to Choose One

Bare concrete slabs can be a great foundation for flooring systems in a variety of commercial and industrial settings, but concrete alone without a sealer probably won’t be enough to achieve the results desired. Unsealed concrete is porous and not moisture resistant. Even common spills can leave long-lasting stains and without proper treatment, prolonged exposure […]

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Food Safe Epoxy Flooring: What You Need to Know

Food safety is of primary importance throughout the farm-to-market-to-table process. Without continual vigilance, facilities risk an outbreak of pathogen growth at the facility and foodborne illness among consumers– the scenarios of managers’ nightmares. Processors and food manufacturers operate under strict protocols in order to maintain the safest environments possible, and the right cementitious urethane (urethane […]

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Florock® Launches New Decorative FloroMica Epoxy Flooring System

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Florock® Polymer Flooring, manufacturer of high performance commercial, industrial and institutional concrete floor coatings, has launched its latest innovation, the FloroMica System, which incorporates heavy duty epoxy floor coating resins with natural, decorative mica flakes. Compared to competitors’ products, FloroMica’s proprietary formulation and installation technique allow for more efficient, even distribution of […]

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Epoxy Terrazzo Flooring Systems – Are They Right for Your Project?

The appealing mosaic-like appearance of terrazzo makes it a highly sought-after flooring option. Terrazzo itself has been around for millennia, and was originally created by embedding chips of marble in a clay surface. More modern forms of terrazzo flooring have been created by exposing flakes of different rocks and minerals on the surface of concrete, […]

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White Epoxy Floors: The Perfect Sanitary Look

White flooring can be a huge asset in a healthcare or cleanroom facility, where being able to quickly notice and remedy spills and other sanitation issues is of utmost importance. It is a preferred color for many other industries and settings, but can be difficult to achieve and maintain long term. Many white flooring systems […]

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Resin Flooring Contractors: How to Find One

Epoxy flooring and similar resinous flooring solutions are unique in that they are applied directly to a concrete substrate while in their liquid form. Some of the main advantages of this seamless technique are that it results in a stronger overall surface and is easier to thoroughly clean than flooring with breaks, gaps and grout […]

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Poured Epoxy Flooring: How It Works

Epoxy and other resinous floor coatings are installed as liquids. Poured epoxy flooring, also referred to as “self-leveling” epoxy flooring, is actually comprised of two or more components, such as a specially-formulated epoxy resin and a carefully measured amount of epoxy curing agent that get carefully blended at the job site. The flooring application begins […]

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