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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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Commercial Garage Floor Coating

The flooring systems used by auto mechanics and commercial garages are exposed to a unique combination of stressful conditions on a daily basis. This is why commercial grade epoxy floor coatings are the go-to flooring systems for vehicle repair facilities throughout the world. An epoxy floor coating or similar resinous coating provides the sturdy protection […]

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Epoxy Floor Coatings Cost: How to Estimate Prices for your Facility

Epoxy floor coatings can be a cost-efficient, durable solution for many facilities in the industrial, commercial or institutional sectors. But exactly how much do epoxy floor coatings cost? The fact is, the price of these unique floor coverings can vary significantly from facility to facility and from system to system. The cost of materials and […]

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Determining Metallic Epoxy Floor Costs

Metallic epoxy flooring systems offer a longer-lasting, better value alternative to popular concrete stains or polishing treatments. Stained and polished concrete typically highlight imperfections in slab surfaces, wear away quickly in high traffic areas and fail to offer ongoing slip-resistance. In contrast, decorative metallic epoxy floors can hide existing blemishes, offer a variety of skid-inhibiting […]

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Florock® Floor Coatings Manufacturer Celebrates 65th Anniversary

Florock® Polymer Flooring, a leading Chicago-based manufacturer of high performance commercial, industrial and institutional floor coating systems for concrete, is celebrating its 65th year of business in 2017. Established in 1952 by Benjamin A. Schmetterer, Florock experienced unprecedented expansion under the recent leadership of Benjamin’s son, David Schmetterer. In July 2016, Tennant Company (TNC), headquartered […]

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Polyaspartic Flooring vs. Epoxy

Two reliable flooring solutions for concrete floors in commercial, industrial and institutional facilities involve epoxy and urethane fluid-applied systems. A more recent contender is polyaspartic flooring, a distant cousin of polyurethane floor finishes that is rapidly growing in popularity. As a relatively new technology with unique properties, how does polyaspartic flooring compare and contrast with […]

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