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Epoxy Flooring with Flakes – Pro vs. DIY

Compared to other flooring systems, epoxy floor coatings can seem at first glance to be a relatively easy DIY project. They’re installed as liquids – not much harder than painting a wall, right? Unfortunately, many laypeople make this assumption and attempt to install their own flooring, only to discover down the line that the quality […]

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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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Best Flooring for Commercial Use

In a commercial setting, the flooring system must be able to safely withstand high levels of foot traffic, be aesthetically pleasing and easy to clean and maintain. Many common flooring solutions require extensive upkeep and can incur damage that is both unattractive and potentially hazardous. Save Money with Epoxy and Other Resinous Floor Coatings One […]

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Differences Between Epoxy vs.Polyurethane Thin Film Topcoats

Epoxy and polyurethane thin film topcoats are two types of high performance floor coatings that can be used to strengthen, protect, and improve the aesthetics of an industrial flooring system. Both have significant advantages as well as some drawbacks, which is why we often recommend using a combination of both, when possible. However, the following […]

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Epoxy vs. Concrete Staining – Which Flooring Solution is Best?

From hospitals and schools to auto shops and factories, different industries demand different qualities and performance from the floors in their respective facilities. When it’s time for new flooring, epoxy systems as well as stained and polished concrete are frequently part of the discussion. What are the differences? Concrete Staining and Polished Concrete Staining and polishing are […]

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Choosing an Auto Shop Floor Coating System that Lasts

Each industrial setting comes with its own unique needs and concerns in flooring, and auto shops are no exception. Maintenance area flooring must be both functional and highly durable in the face of heavy vehicle traffic, moving machinery, and abrasive chemicals. Each auto shop has specific concerns and goals, but there are a few important […]

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Metallic Epoxy Floors – What Makes the Look?

In the realm of concrete floor coatings, metallic epoxy floor systems are frequently chosen for their appealing visual interest, as well as their durable, high-performance finishes. However, despite their name, metallic epoxy floors do not actually contain metal. Let’s learn more about these unique flooring systems. Why Are Metallic Epoxy Floors Used? Metallic epoxy floors […]

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Creating Custom Epoxy Floor Solutions for Your Facility

When you think of facility flooring, you might not imagine it’s possible to create an attractive and design-forward system that simultaneously meets all of the safety, health code, and industrial requirements to which you, as a facility manager, must adhere. However, the truth is facility flooring from the right source can be both high performance […]

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Best Flooring for High-Traffic Areas

Facilities with high-traffic areas, whether entrances, hallways or production areas, face unique challenges when determining what flooring system is best suited for heavy foot and/or equipment traffic. Structures such as shopping centers, hospitals, schools, and manufacturing facilities put heavy demands on floors day after day. With a constant flow of traffic from shoppers, employees, and […]

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