Epoxy Flooring Contractors

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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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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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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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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The benefits of Glass Broadcast Beads

Shooting lines is a common application procedure for commercial painting contractors.  Sometimes those lines are installed in a warehouse facility.  And other times, they are installed in parking lots.  But in some situations, those lines need to be highly visible.  And in those instances, reflective glass beads will greatly improve their visibility.

And there are 2 common locations that receive these glass beads: airport runways, or major road ways.
Reflective Traffic Beads for Roadways
All major roadways require a TTP-1325 Type 1 glass […]

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Slip Resistant Coatings & Their Aggregates

Slip-resistant floors are common in many facilities due to their safety.  But how slip resistant they are is dependent on which type of aggregate implemented into the coating.
Epoxy flooring contractors have the common challenge of discovering how much slip resistance a facility needs.  And although it’s easy to assume that the more texture the better, more aggregate and texture brings with it some additional challenges.
And the biggest challenge is that they can be difficult to clean if there is too much aggregate.  Mops get […]

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Osmotic Blisters in Urethane Cement?

Yes, it can happen.  Osmotic Blisters can occur in urethane cement applications.  But here’s how to avoid it.
Osmotic blisters are known to egregiously affect epoxy flooring applications.  They make unsightly little bumps in the finish, causing unhappy customers and project managers.
But urethane cement was invented and did a great job sealing the exposed concrete.  And for the most part, urethane cement does an excellent job stopping blisters from forming.
And that’s because it can tolerate a very high PSI.  Compared to epoxy’s […]

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Warehouse Floor Painting Contractors Need To Be Qualified and Experienced

Too many things can go wrong with commercial and industrial flooring applications.  But when a proper warehouse floor painting contractor is selected, then the customer can expect a long-lasting coating that can perform in each environment.
In places like Maryland and Pennsylvania, It’s easy to think that any coating application can be applied: just open up a can of paint, and slap it onto the concrete.  But if the process takes that little thought, then the end product is going to leave […]

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How Commercial Painters Avoid Osmotic Blistering for Epoxy Coatings

Osmotic blisters can be the kiss of death for many epoxy coatings.  Those blisters create weak spots on the coating, which increases the likeliness of the epoxy coating rupturing.  But an experienced commercial painting contractor will have the skills and foresight to prevent these blisters from occurring.
Osmotic blisters are unsightly little bumps that appear on epoxy floors.  And although they may not seem to be too problematic, they’re actually the first step in dealing with coating failure.
A blister occurs when there […]

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Commercial Painting Contractors Install Pedestrian Walkway Lines

Installing lines in facilities has many meanings and reasons.  But the most critical reason is to direct and guide pedestrians.  And by maximizing the adhesive power of epoxy, commercial painting contractors have been able to help guide those pedestrians out of harms’ way.
Floor markings and lines serve a great purpose in manufacturing facilities.  And one of the biggest reasons that those markings are so highly coveted are for safety reasons and organization.
Industrial painting contractors and commercial painting contractors have the experience, product […]

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