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Floor Maintenance Troubleshooting: Breaking Down Common Conditions and Solutions

Posted June 21st, 2016 by

It’s critical to maintain your coated floors in order to extend their life and protect your investment. In Tips to Properly Maintain Coated Floors, I provided you with the steps to include in a regular floor maintenance program. Here, I’m breaking down common maintenance issues and offering solutions


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Avoid Common Pitfalls with Hot Weather Installations Using These Rules of Thumb

Posted June 14th, 2016 by Peter Collins

All other things being equal, summertime conditions can lead to numerous problems for high-performance floor installations because the rise in temperature changes the application behavior of all polymer-based floor coating materials. To help you combat these heat-related issues, we’ve compiled the most common sources of problems, and rules of thumb to overcome them


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Setting Expectations & Troubleshooting: The Difference Between Installation Problems, Normal Wear and Failures

Posted March 28th, 2016 by Peter Collins

From smaller residential floor coating jobs to massive or precision-driven research, manufacturing or sports venue projects, there are always up to four main participants or stakeholders who’ll be involved in and affected by a floor coating installation’s final outcome


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How to Test for Excessive Concrete Moisture – The Biggest Cause of Flooring Failures

Posted December 2nd, 2015 by Arif Kalam 0 Comments

Concrete moisture is the biggest cause of flooring failures with all commercial projects. Interior concrete floors are subject to possible moisture vapor emission and excessive alkalinity, which can ultimately cause a coating system to fail. Such failures result in multi-millions of dollars in claims and materials replacement charges annually.


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