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

What’s NEW on StrongholdFloors.com

Posted by Mike Mincemoyer on Aug 22, 2014 9:15:00 AM

We constantly add new content to our website. So much so that it would be difficult to keep up.  I’m going to use this blog to recap all of the recent changes and additions to StrongholdFloors.com.

 

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Topics: Residential Flooring, Commercial Flooring, Garage Floor Coatings, Garage Organization, Basement Floor Coatings, Polished Concrete

Concrete Floor Coatings vs. Polished Concrete

Posted by Mike Mincemoyer on May 20, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Polished concrete flooring vs concrete floor coatingsPolished concrete is commonly featured in decorative concrete magazines and websites.   For the later part of the 2000s, it seemed that polished concrete was the rage.   Like many concrete coatings companies, we began to install polished concrete in residential basements, fire stations, commercial showrooms and industrial production environments.    Now, like many concrete coatings companies, we rarely install polished concrete in commercial/industrial settings and will NOT install polished concrete in residential environments.

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

5 Disastrous Garage Floor Solutions! (Part 2)

Posted by Mike Mincemoyer on May 12, 2014 9:30:00 AM

5 disastrous garage floor solutionsIn our last blog, we began by discussing two very poor choices for garage floor solutions.    They were stamped concrete and overlays (including epoxy stone and cementitious overlays). We still have 3 more poor choices to discuss.

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Topics: Residential Flooring, Garage Floor Coatings, Polished Concrete

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