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Seamless Epoxy Flooring Advantages

In contrast with more conventional flooring options such as tile or concrete, the epoxy flooring options offered by Florock Polymer Flooring are chemically engineered to offer a wide array of advantages, including being fluid-applied for a nearly seamless, monolithic surface. Some advantages of this include: Hygiene. Self-adhesive tile or tile and grout floors are inherently […]

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Why Is My Epoxy Floor Bubbly or Gummy the Next Day?

When it comes to using two-part epoxy paint and resin systems, several issues can potentially occur if the project is not properly planned. We will go over two of the more common issues that may occur, and offer solutions on how to prevent them for the most professional job possible. Remember, it’s essential to read […]

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Industrial Flooring Mixing Equipment

I knew at an early age that I would be coating floors.   As Florock’s Technical Service Manager, I often get asked about industrial flooring mixing equipment. Despite a shaky start (see above), over the years I’ve had the opportunity to discover what works.  Today, I’d like to share some of the information I’ve acquired […]

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Florock in the Community

  “No man is an island” and the same applies to business – especially a company that’s been around as long as Crawford Laboratories, manufacturer of Florock® Industrial Flooring.  Celebrating its 60th year in the same South Side Chicago location, Florock is an integral part of the community. So when Team Florock members came across […]

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Hot New Music Videos – About Decorative Concrete?

The new digitally printed FloroQuartz decorative concrete brochures are getting rave reviews.  With stunning HD photography, the colored quartz blends appear more true-to-life than ever before — a great selling tool for industrial flooring contractors and sales reps alike. Yet somewhere along the line, a serious epoxy floor coating customer will still require cured samples […]

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Smiles and Solutions in Epoxy Flooring

  Where can you go for epoxy flooring solutions with a smile?  Mark P., Warehouse Manager at Florock, shows you what going the extra mile is all about at this concrete floor paint manufacturing facility. Does an industrial flooring shipment ever get missed?  Almost never!  Yet, on the rare occasion, watch Mark demonstrate how he […]

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What the…?! – Epoxy Flooring

Everyone can make a mistake, right? In the hands of a skilled installer, epoxy flooring can be used to repair minor design flaws.  For example,  if,  after the pour and cure, the expanse of a concrete slab is determined to be too great, joints can later be saw-cut at proper intervals and filled with 100% […]

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You Might Be an Epoxy Flooring Installer…

We’ve all found ourselves laughing at comedian Jeff Foxworthy’s classic “You Might Be a Redneck”* jokes.  The schtick is universally funny because (the actual color of our individual necks notwithstanding) we always find a few items on the so-called “redneck” list that apply to each of us! For example: You might be a Redneck (or […]

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Famous Last Words – Industrial Flooring

History shows us that lack of foresight can be expensive —epoxy flooring is no exception.  Just take a look: I think there is a world market for maybe five computers. — Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943 Airplanes are interesting toys, but they have no military value. — Marshal Ferdinand Foch, 1911 We don’t need […]

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Firehouse Pranks on Epoxy Floors

The risk-taking life of a firefighter can be highly stressful and humor is a great release valve.  Perhaps that explains why firehouses are famous for their crazy pranks.   Here are three doozies we hope you’ll appreciate: Though these pranksters are from 3 different companies, all are likely to have a specialty epoxy floor in their […]

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