The Most Common Commercial Epoxy Flooring Problems and How to Solve Them

Epoxy flooring can cure into a beautiful, shiny finish that protects surfaces. Unfortunately, improper treatment can impact the appearance and texture of your floors. Epoxy or resin is a tricky material if you don’t have professional experience applying it.
The flooring product needs resin and an activator to be a true epoxy. Because epoxy flooring is a two-part product, it requires professional installation to get the perfect ratio. If an inexperienced individual tried to use the product, your floors could end […]

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Scaffolding Safety Tips

Painters, window washers and construction workers frequently use scaffolding in their work. If you are a worker in these jobs or others that use supports, you must do regular check-ins with your safety knowledge.
Whether you’ve never used scaffolding before or have a long history of use, reviewing safety rules will ensure you don’t forget any steps when setting up and using the device. The best way to prevent falls from working at heights is to start with a thorough […]

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Epoxy Floor Preperation – Diamond Grinding or Shot Blasting

Epoxy Floor Preparation: Shot Blasting vs Diamond Grinding
Floor preparation is an imperative task and needs to be handled by practiced workmen. Many homeowners may try to complete the prep work themselves.  But the truth is, that prepping concrete can be challenging, and can lead to many flooring mistakes if not planned properly.  Whether it’s concrete flooring in construction or metal surface in automobile industry, preparation can’t be avoided in order to ensure high quality end results. There are handful […]

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The Pro’s and Con’s of Different Types of Commercial Floors

The Pro’s and Con’s of Different Types of Commercial Floors

With so many available flooring products on the market today, choosing the right commercial flooring option can be both easy and overwhelming.
The good news is that you no longer have to compromise on form or function – modern technology has created flooring materials perfect for different spaces and uses in your home and your business!
Our guide will help you choose the best flooring options, visually and functionally, for your business:
 

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Guide to Resinous Flooring Systems

Resinous floors will improve the durability and resistance of your existing floors. However, there is a multitude of coatings available that boast different properties, making some better options for specific applications than other floorings. Making the most informed decision requires knowing about all the types of floor resins available, including their advantages and applications. Following this guide to floor coatings can make that decision easier.
1. Epoxy Coatings

Epoxy coatings are perhaps the best-known types resinous floor coatings. They have multiple […]

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Exterior Coatings Designed for Expanding and Contracting Surfaces

Expanding and contracting metal surfaces require flexible industrial coatings.
Dust collectors are important pieces of equipment for facilities.  However, their outdoor locations make them vulnerable to fluctuating temperatures and inclement weather.  So when specifying an industrial coating system, it’s important to recognize these environmental challenges that compromise the integrity of both the substrate and coating.
Varying temperatures can cause sheet metal to expand and contract, creating an unstable surface.  Additionally, the ultra violet rays and moisture can cause discoloration and delamination.  And although hard […]

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Warehouse Shipping Lines – Industrial Coatings That Withstands Constant Traffic

Painted Lines to Organize the Industrial Work Place

 
Organizing floor space is a critical goal for the methodical facility or warehouse manager.  With so many pallets, forklifts, and moving pieces of equipment, it can be a challenge knowing where every item belongs.  And for this reason, facility floor lines can contribute greatly, by creating designated areas for each movable object.
However, as with any industrial coating, it has the increased challenge of adhering to sealed concrete or even potentially contaminated surface, […]

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Applying Architectural Commercial Coatings in Universities and Commercial Buildings

Architectural coatings can increase the visual atmosphere of commercial settings.  But they can also have a specific function depending on their application.

Visual impact is the most common improvement that’s expected by the general public.  And although that’s a reasonable assumption, commercial coatings can offer benefits other than improved aesthetics.
We were asked to coat steel in an institutional facility.  This steel consisted of tube steel and stair components such as stringers and pickets in the stair railings.  And although it’s […]

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UV Resistant and Corrossion Resistant Coatings

Even in the harsh, New Jersey coastal environment, the proper industrial coatings can prevent equipment corrosion, and help maintain a clean appearance and work area.  But that industrial coating system requires qualified industrial and commercial painting contractors to install these specialized systems.
It’s known that preparation is the most important step in any painting project.  But in addition to this critical step, it’s just as important to know which coating system to apply in each specific situation.  Interior substrates require […]

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What’s The Difference Between Solvents?

The painting world is filled with very sticky material.  And that sticky paint can be very difficult to clean off.  So there are plenty of solvents used by commercial painting contractors to help clean their tools.
From denatured alcohol, to mineral spirits, to turpentine, to xylene.  These are all solvents frequently used by commercial or industrial painting contractors.  But knowing which solvent to use can be perplexing.
And the reason is that there are many different types of paints.  From alkyds, […]

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