Can your concrete be repaired?

If you’re reading this, you’ve most likely looked at some troubling signs of degrading concrete recently. Perhaps you’ve got some spalling or pop outs on your garage floor and you need to know if you’ve got to get it re-poured.

Why Floor Coatings Take Time to Do Right

Diamond Grinding Concrete

Many contractors who install epoxy or polyaspartic floor coatings will boast short installation times as a selling point. We all have busy schedules and time is always a precious commodity, but that rule goes both ways. When doing anything, you have the option to do it quickly, or do it well, but often not both.

Concrete Polishing vs. Coating

Dan cleaning a commercial concrete floor before applying a sealer.

It can be easy to confuse the look of a high gloss transparent concrete coating with a polished concrete floor, but there are many differences between the two in both performance and aesthetics.

Can Road Salts Damage Concrete?

A snow plow clearing the road and spreading salt.

Salt can potentially damage concrete through a process known as salt scaling or salt spalling. This is particularly common in cold climates where de-icing salts are frequently used on roads and sidewalks to melt ice.

Flooring Color Trends in 2023

A poly flake basement floor.

It’s been an exciting year for home improvements.  Homeowners are more aware than ever of the need to maximize space and create a comfortable atmosphere for the family.  Last year, interior designers were pushing cooler colors like nautical blues and rich greens, but this year, it’s all about earthy warm tones.  Sherwin Williams selected Redend […]

Personal Protection Equipment

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Personal protection equipment, or “PPE” is required for much of the work done when finishing or repairing a concrete floor.  Many of the tasks involved in repair and preparation for floor coating involve processes that can generate dangerous silica dust or harmful chemical vapors.  These hazards are in addition to the traditional dangers of a […]

The Durability of Epoxy Flooring

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If you’re in search of a flooring solution that’s not only aesthetically pleasing but also highly durable, look no further than epoxy flooring. When installed properly by a licensed contractor, epoxy flooring boasts an unrivaled combination of longevity and strength. In this blog post, we’ll explore the incredible durability of epoxy flooring, what sets it […]

Floor Preparation and Concrete Repair

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You may think that coating a concrete floor is as easy as painting a wall.  In truth, there is more happening within your concrete floor than you might think.  You may have chips, cracks, corrosion, or even hollow spaces in your concrete and not even know.  Concrete is a porous material that is constantly undergoing […]

Winter is coming – Keep your Garage floor clean and protected

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It’s that time of year where the leaves are turning colors and the temperature is getting a little cooler. If you’re anything like me, fall is my indicator to clean, maintain, and organize the garage so I have a nice space to park the vehicles and keep them out of the winter weather.    Here […]