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Surface Preparation for Concrete Coating Applications

  Surface Preparation is Key to a Successful Coating Application Surface preparation is arguably one of the most important tasks of the concrete coatings process. For this reason, we want to take a moment to walk you through why it is so important to prepare a surface for resinous coating adhesion and how we make sure it is done properly.   Why is Surface Preparation So Important? Surface preparation is important because if it is not done right, the coating system could fail. For instance, if the moisture was not tested and there is too much moisture in the concrete prior to coating installation,...

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Epoxy Coating for a Fort Collins City Building

Epoxy Coating Project Complete We completed an epoxy coating project in the Fort Collins Power and Light office building this past month. The client chose to install the quarter inch Copper Mountain flake epoxy system, so that it would be easy to clean, durable to high traffic, and look good. The job was a big success! We transformed 15,000 square feet of rough and unlevel concrete that was previously carpeted into a beautiful, seamless, easy-to-clean floor. The client had decided on this application after having a previous section done and having seen how well it performed with workers walking through the...

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Pool Deck Coating Common Challenges

Pool Deck Coating Common Challenges When choosing the best pool deck coating for your pool, consider these pool deck coating common challenges. Pool deck coatings are a great way to make your pool slip-resistant, cool to the touch, and protect the concrete from deterioration, but it is important to consider the challenges that come with most deck coatings and the benefits of paying more upfront for a high performance and durable pool deck coating system instead of re-coating it every couple years.   What is a Pool Deck Coating?   A pool deck coating is a protective material that is applied to a slab of...

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Urethane Concrete Floor Maintenance

5 Tips to Maintain Your Urethane Concrete Floor Investment What is a Urethane Topcoat?   Urethane concrete floor maintenance is a necessary but easy solution to keep your decorative concrete floors or high performance concrete floors sterling and in pristine condition. Urethane top-coated floors and epoxy top-coated floors are a premier finish for newly poured or older concrete floors with character; they are almost twice as thick as acrylic sealers and form a high-build protective film on the concrete surface that provides excellent resistance to chemicals and abrasion.   Now that you know a little bit about Urethane and Epoxy floors, we can delve into five...

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When Should You Reseal Concrete?

Sealed Concrete & What to Look Out for When It Needs to be Sealed Again   Sealed concrete is an important factor to prolong the lifespan of your concrete. Depending on what type of sealer you have applied to the concrete, you will want to watch out for when it is time to re-seal it. Concrete, like any other porous surface, is best when it is sealed. You can seal concrete with a chemically reactive penetrating sealer, acrylic-resin sealers, and high performance topical coatings, such as epoxies and urethanes. Depending on which one, if any, has already been applied to the concrete...

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Industrial Flooring Options

What are your options when choosing an industrial flooring finish? Industrial Flooring Options Whether you own or manage a manufacturing warehouse, brewery, food facility, fire station, furniture store, retail store, veterinary facility, or even a pole barn, you want tough floors that will outlast the wear and tear of the daily grind. We'll explore the various industrial flooring options with you in this article, and hopefully we'll leave you with more knowledge to decide which flooring application is best for your situation.   There are many flooring options to consider, but which one is the best for your business or project needs? Let's take...

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Apartment Complex Pool Deck Coating

A Pool Deck Coating is a Perfect Option for Multi-family and Home Owner's Associations! Last week we finished a pool deck coating at an apartment complex in Westminster, Colorado. In only five days we transformed the 4,000 square foot deck into a beautiful, slip-resistant, and durable pool deck. This kept the property management company from having to rip out and replace the pool deck, which would have been more costly and would have made more of a disturbance in the daily operations.   Our crew was excited to do this project! The pool deck needed some patching and minor repairs here and there,...

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A Concrete Bridge Coating – Durable and Aesthetically Pleasing!

What is a Concrete Bridge Coating Anyway? [caption id="attachment_22091" align="aligncenter" width="393"] Bridge {After}[/caption] This is a great question! Why would you want to repair your spalling and cracked bridge vs. replace it? A concrete bridge coating might be just right for your project. Certain bridges need replaced, which you can tell if you see rust near rebar or crumbling to the point of seeing the mesh or rebar underneath. However, some bridges, have more aesthetic issues, like spalling and cracks that can be addressed with our sandbroadcast deck system. Concrete bridge coatings use our tried and true parking deck system with a...

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A New Pool Deck Coating for a Mountain Resort and Spa!

A Winter Park resort's pool deck makeover, September 4-9, 2016. Devil's Thumb Resort and Spa has a beautiful pool and so many other amenities for families, couples, and people of all ages and places in life. Their pool in particular is expansive and has a beautiful view of Colorado's majestic mountains. We were delighted that they chose us to repair the pool deck's concrete surface and apply our resort pool deck coatings. We were able to save them time and energy by giving them a final product that should last them years to come! Our sandbroadcast pool deck system is perfect for commercial properties,...

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Industrial Epoxy Floors for Warehouses

Is your warehouse in need of an industrial strength concrete coating? Have you thought of epoxy flooring as option? Industrial Epoxy Floors Colorado Concrete Repair can help you have a durable, industrial strength concrete floor for all your manufacturing needs, including heavy equipment and vehicular traffic. Businesses are choosing industrial epoxy floors to fulfill their needs to: Protect their concrete floor Help with slip-resistance Be aesthetically pleasing to the eye Make the room brighter Be a durable surface that can withstand the work of machinery, oily and greasy products or product residue Be low maintenance Concrete flooring on its own is not waterproof, shows...

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