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Which Floors Should Not Be Epoxy Coated?

The majority of commercial, industrial and institutional floor substrates can be very successfully coated with decorative epoxy or another type of seamless high performance flooring system. However, there are some surfaces that are less suited. Wondering if these flooring systems will work for your particular space? Prior to meeting with a flooring installer, read our […]

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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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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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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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Urethane vs. Epoxy Primer – When to Use Which

In many industrial and commercial settings, the best way to protect a concrete floor is with a well-specified and professionally installed resinous coating system, which should always start out with an appropriate primer coat. Urethane (also referred to as polyurethane) and epoxy are two resin types frequently utilized in the manufacture of primers. Your flooring […]

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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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Clear Epoxy Resin Floor Top Coating Benefits

When choosing facility flooring systems, your professional installer may ask if you’d like to have a clear epoxy resin floor coating applied on top of your chosen system. Your installer can explain the benefits afforded by this additional finish coat, as well as the different types of clear epoxy and other resin based top coatings […]

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Formaldehyde-Free Flooring Options for Facilities

With increasingly common reports detailing the damaging effects of the formaldehyde found in many construction materials, more and more building and facility owners and managers are turning to products that don’t include these potentially dangerous chemicals. If you’ve been looking for safer options for facility flooring, epoxy floor coatings from a quality manufacturer may be […]

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Choosing the Best Computer Server Room Flooring Material

Data centers and computer server rooms are essential to the running of modern businesses. Ensuring continuous and efficient operation of servers is critical to preventing outages or disruptions. It’s therefore important to maximize efficiency and security of server equipment through appropriate building design and finishes – including flooring. For example, static discharge within the room […]

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