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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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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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Polyaspartic Flooring vs. Epoxy

Two reliable flooring solutions for concrete floors in commercial, industrial and institutional facilities involve epoxy and urethane fluid-applied systems. A more recent contender is polyaspartic flooring, a distant cousin of polyurethane floor finishes that is rapidly growing in popularity. As a relatively new technology with unique properties, how does polyaspartic flooring compare and contrast with […]

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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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Clear Epoxy Resin Flooring: What You Need to Know

When researching different types of resinous flooring solutions, a popular option to consider is clear epoxy resin floor coatings. Clear epoxy resin flooring is comprised of 100% solids epoxy, with no solvent content. For that reason, they are zero V.O.C. and have low emissions, making them an ideal choice for use in facilities that are […]

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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 Tavern Flooring: What to Consider

Property managers of taverns and other food and beverage service facilities face the challenge of finding flooring solutions that are not only aesthetically pleasing, creating the desired ambience, but also highly functional and cost-efficient. Flooring needs can vary greatly — from the “front of the house” where patrons gather, to the kitchen and storage areas […]

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Sustainable Polymer Flooring Options for Facility Managers

With growing attention paid to government regulations, customer preferences, expectations, and more, facility managers are turning to sustainable flooring and building materials. Polymer floor coating systems can be an excellent earth friendly choice. Well-specified, high performance polymer flooring can often outlast other floor coverings by years, requiring fewer instances of removal, replacement, and disposal. Additionally, […]

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Installation Advantages of Pourable Epoxy

If you’ve been considering different flooring systems for your facility, epoxy floors consistently offer a number of benefits over other flooring options. A highly decorative, top performing alternative to more expensive luxury vinyl or natural stone flooring, epoxy arrives at the installation site as a series of liquids. Floors created with fluid-applied, pourable epoxy offer […]

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