Epoxy Floors and Cove Base

Often we see specifications that call for an epoxy floor and cove base.  Most specifications will detail the epoxy floors, application procedures and application thickness. Unfortunately many specifications will not detail what is required for a cove base.  There are numerous options for cove base and when left open to interpretation can cause confusion and you as a customer not getting what you were expecting. One type [...]

Epoxy Flooring Installation for New Construction

It’s time to upgrade your facility – expansion or building a new building, either one brings on extra work and headaches!  However, that is a good thing because your business is growing. And with that expansion comes new epoxy flooring. Take a minute to read the following tips and alleviate a few headaches on the epoxy floor installation. The finishes on new construction are often second thoughts [...]

Moisture and Epoxy Floors – Get to the Core of the Problem

Moisture and epoxy floors. Well, those words do not go together!  During my 20+ years in the epoxy flooring business I bet I have said a thousand times, “whoever figures out how to stop floor failures because of moisture will be rich!”  While I do not believe anyone has totally figured it out, I do know there are a number of things you can do to limit [...]

Year End Facility Epoxy Floor Project Planning

  Summer is almost over!  Vacations are finished, kids are heading back to school, you can see an end to the heat and football is in the air!  Work is getting back to a regular routine.  You may be thinking about a couple of year end projects you need to get done in your industrial facility.  Is it new lighting, rearranging work flow, new equipment, [...]

How Thick Should My Epoxy Flooring Be?

When it comes to installing new epoxy floors in your commercial, industrial or manufacturing facility, you may be concerned about the thickness of the epoxy. The thickness of the epoxy depends on the current conditions of your floor, the “decorative” look you want and the type of business. Epoxy Thicknesses Epoxy thicknesses can range from .2 – 3 mils to 250 mils (1/4”) or thicker, depending on [...]

Easy Steps to Perfect Commercial Floors with Liquid Floors

Congratulations on your new floor coating! You now have a true world-class product that will make your facility safer, more attractive, and easier to maintain over the long haul. As with all smart investments, however, a little maintenance is required to get the most returns. With that in mind, here is what you need to know about taking care of your new floor: Daily sweepings with a [...]

Why is Quality Flooring a Must-Have for Hangars and Maintenance Bays?

Epoxy floors for hangars and maintenance bays in the Aerospace industry must be durable, stain and chemical resistant, and non-skid. This can make it difficult for facilities managers to find high-quality flooring that meets their industry's unique needs. Thankfully, epoxy floors have proven to be durable and spill resistant against water and chemicals found in the aerospace industry. Hangar and Maintenance Bay Flooring Needs Light reflectivity for [...]

Epoxy or Polyurethane? Here’s What You Need to Know

Both epoxy and polyurethane coatings are used in industrial settings across the globe. Both types of products offer their own set of advantages and considerations, which can make choosing between the two difficult. So here are some facts about both types of finishes to help you decide which is best for your location: Polyurethane is great for abrasion resistance. However, it has trouble bonding to concrete surfaces. [...]

Why is Floor Preparation So Important In The Installation of Epoxy Flooring?

Epoxy floor coatings are durable and affordable. They are a perfect solution if you’re looking to cover a concrete surface in a time-effective manner. To get the most benefit from these products, however, it’s important to first prepare the area for treatment. Fortunately, the process is simple and straightforward. Here’s a look at our basic installation process: Remove all items from the room to be treated. It’s [...]

Flooring Maintenance Tips for High-Traffic Areas

Areas that see high traffic can be particularly brutal for floors. This could be somewhere such as a busy hospital that might see thousands of feet traverse its hallways each day or an industrial plant that must endure the added burden of forklifts and pallet jacks as well as numerous footsteps. Following some basic floor maintenance strategies can help your floor last longer while still looking fantastic. [...]

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