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Understanding Resinous & Epoxy Flooring Specifications

Manufacturers know best what characteristics a given flooring system possesses: the intended applications and uses of the floor, the manner in which it should be properly installed and how the floor can be expected to perform under normal facility conditions. It therefore makes sense that responsible manufacturers do everything they can to make this technical […]

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Top Commercial Flooring Trends for 2017

Epoxy and other resinous floor coatings are often favored for their durability, strength, easy maintenance, and other functional factors. But when replacing flooring in a given facility, function isn’t the only point to consider; the right flooring system should contribute aesthetically as well, particularly when in an area frequented by guests, visitors, customers or clients. […]

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How Thick Should an Epoxy Floor Coating Be?

A common question for people new to the world of epoxy floor coatings and resinous flooring is: How thick are these coating systems? There’s no one simple answer, because the truth is that there is a wide range of acceptable thicknesses, and proper selection of an epoxy floor coating system takes a number of critical factors, including how […]

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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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