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Wear and Tear of Industrial Floors Explained

One of the most frequently asked questions by facility managers and owners is, “how long will my new industrial flooring last?” Because there are so many varieties of epoxy floor coatings and other industrial flooring systems designed to accommodate such a broad spectrum of facilities and operational activities, there is no single answer to that […]

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What Are Epoxy Hardeners and Why Are They Used?

At their most basic, installation of epoxy floor coatings involves combining an epoxy resin with a hardening agent, which are then allowed to react with one another before being applied over a prepared concrete substrate. Depending on the specific system used, the epoxy base resin may be clear or pre-pigmented. Some clear epoxies epoxy resins […]

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Epoxy Floor Coatings vs. Floor Paints

You may have heard the terms “epoxy floor coating” and “epoxy floor paint” used almost interchangeably. When looking at options for a project, a low-cost DIY epoxy floor paint could appear to be an attractive option when compared to a professionally installed epoxy floor coating. With names that are almost identical and some product labels […]

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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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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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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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The Cost of Epoxy Floor Coatings : How to Estimate Prices for Your Facility

Epoxy floor coatings can be a cost-efficient, durable solution for many facilities in the industrial, commercial and 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. Commercial Epoxy Flooring Cost per […]

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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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