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Green Flooring: Sustainable & Environmentally Friendly Flooring Options

While LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) started out as a rating system for sustainable new construction, over the past nearly two decades, it has grown to now encompass nearly all types of building projects and is the most widely used green rating system in the world. The benefits to building owners of having […]

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Our Favorite Epoxy Floor Designs

Epoxy floor coatings are used in a variety of commercial and industrial settings due to their high performance and functional characteristics: strength, durability, ease of cleaning, impermeability, chemical resistance, static dissipative qualities, and more. However, choosing exceptional functionality doesn’t have to mean a sacrifice of aesthetics; at Florock, we pride ourselves on providing high-quality, durable […]

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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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What is a Fluid Applied Flooring System?

As the name implies, fluid applied flooring systems are applied on-site in liquid form and cured to create a smooth, nonporous surface. Common types of fluid applied systems include epoxy, polyaspartic and polyurethane. These systems can be installed directly onto properly prepared concrete slabs, and are often used in a variety of commercial, institutional and […]

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Understanding Resinous & Epoxy Flooring Specifications

Manufacturers know best what characteristics a given flooring system possesses: the intended applications and uses of the floor, the manner in which it should be properly installed and how the floor can be expected to perform under normal facility conditions. It therefore makes sense that responsible manufacturers do everything they can to make this technical […]

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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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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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