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Concrete Grind and Seal

Concrete Grinding - Grind and Seal Application Our concrete grind and seal system is a terrific way to transform your concrete floor from drab to fab. We recommend this concrete flooring application for clients who want a floor that is protected, industrial, durable, and that looks nice, but keeps the concrete’s natural characteristics. Depending on the sheen and color the client wants, we direct them to the final topcoat solution. However, the grinding, surface prep, and concrete repair, will be done regardless of sheen and color selection on every grind and seal project.   What does a Concrete Grind and Seal look like?...

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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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Concrete Lifting

Concrete Lifting in Denver, Colorado Often times our clients will ask us to "level out" their concrete slabs due to the concrete not being even. There could be a couple different reasons for this: either their concert has sunk or it has an uneven surface. If it's the first reason, and the concrete has sunk, concrete lifting is often the best way to address the issue. If it's the second reason, and the concrete has an uneven surface, concrete grinding is a good solution. In this article we asked the Liftech team to tell us about their system to address sunken and unstabilized...

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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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Pool Deck Coating Options

Review of Pool Deck Coating Options   There are many different options from which to choose when it comes to repairing your pool deck, and pool deck coatings are often a cost-effective solution, especially in comparison to replacing the concrete. Pool deck coatings come in all shapes and sizes, from cheap paint-on coatings to brilliant, designer, durable coatings. We’ll explain what to look for when deciding which system is best for your project by reviewing each of the following systems: Pebble Technology, Paint, Cement-based Coatings, Vinyl Chip, and Sandbroadcast.   Replace Your Pool Deck or Install a Coating?   First, when do you know when...

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Floor Finish and What You Need to Know

Do I Need Floor Finish?   Often our clients ask us if or when they need to apply floor finish. Our viewpoint on when to apply floor finish might be different from some in our industry, but it is this way for a reason. The main goal of floor finish or wax, is to prolong the life of the sealed concrete. That is why many people in the industry call it a "sacrificial wear surface." This sacrificial wear surface is beneficial in many ways, however, once you apply it, you must reapply as your regular maintenance routine. Therefore, in most cases, we recommend...

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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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Concrete Floor Maintenance

How to Maintain Concrete Floors In this article, we'll walk you through how to maintain your concrete floors. Concrete floor maintenance is a key aspect of protecting your investment! So you chose to keep your concrete floor, instead of covering it with laminate, tile, wood, or carpet. Congratulations! You now have a floor that will take less maintenance than the other flooring options, especially carpet! However, keep in mind that virtually all flooring requires some sort of maintenance and regular attention. The amount of maintenance your floor will need, highly depends on the amount of foot and vehicular traffic that it receives....

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