Garage Coatings Math: When 3 is Greater Than 5

Posted by Mike Mincemoyer on Nov 22, 2016 5:58:00 PM

Before anyone sends me flaming responses about how the whole numbers 4 and 5 are greater than 3, be sure that I know my discrete mathematics. I actually have a Science degree that includes a minor in Mathematics. While I don’t remember my abstract ring theory from my senior year of undergraduate work, I’'ve not forgotten what I learned in elementary school.

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Topics: Residential Flooring, Commercial Flooring, Industrial Flooring, Garage Floor Coatings, Basement Floor Coatings

Just what is a Concrete Densifier?

Posted by Mike Mincemoyer on Jul 8, 2015 10:00:00 AM

There are a lot of products that are used with concrete.  One newer item that causes some confusion is concrete densifiers.  Are they a sealer?  Are they the same as epoxy?  Just what is a densifier?

Concrete Densifiers Explained

Concrete densifiers are chemicals that are applied to the surface to:Stronghold Floors explains concrete densifiers and how they differ from epoxy coatings.

1)      Fill in the pores at the surface

2)      Increase surface density

3)      Improve the wear resistance

4)      Reduce dusting

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Topics: Commercial Flooring, Industrial Flooring, Polished Concrete

Extend the Life (and Look) of Your Commercial Floor Coatings

Posted by Mike Mincemoyer on Jan 2, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Commercial floor decrotive chip epoxyWe continue to install more commercial coatings that will have a lot of traffic on them.   Some will see mostly foot traffic, while others are subjected daily to automobile, forklift and lift jacks.   These coatings differ in their construct, but regardless of whether it’s a showroom or a warehouse floor, cleaning and maintenance is a must.

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Topics: Commercial Flooring, Industrial Flooring

Industrial Epoxy Floors: Variety in Systems and Usage

Posted by Mike Mincemoyer on Oct 10, 2014 2:00:00 PM

Commercial urethane mortarsLast Thursday, Dave and I went to see three commercial prospects in northern Virginia and Maryland. That, in itself, was not unusual. What was bizarre was the variety of prospects we went to see in just one day.   I’ll review them in order to show how broadly epoxy coatings can be applied in different industries. 

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Topics: Commercial Flooring, Concrete Repair, Industrial Flooring

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