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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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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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Decorative Concrete Warehouse Floor

[caption id="attachment_22135" align="aligncenter" width="768"] Home Stars Furniture Warehouse {Parker Location} - Polished Concrete Floor[/caption] Warehouse floors are perfect candidates for decorative concrete, like polished concrete, epoxy floors, stained concrete, or concrete sealing.   As you can see in this picture, Home Stars business owner decided to go with decorative concrete, and in particular a polished concrete floor for his new location in Parker, Colorado, because of its neutral, yet stylish and modern look. He really wanted to showcase his luxury furniture and have the floor as more of a backdrop. Decorative concrete, like polished concrete, epoxy floors, and stained concrete are ideal options...

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An Epoxy Stain for a Dream Basement Remodel

Epoxy Stain Floor, a Dream Floor Our Highlands Ranch clients chose an epoxy stain floor look for their basement remodel. They are working with a well-known local remodeling company to transform their unfinished basement in the highly sought after Backcountry neighborhood. They really wanted their floor to be the star of the show, as well as wanted the color scheme to match their furniture and decor. Their basement transformation consisted of adding barn doors to their movie theater corner, whiskey barrel wood for their bar backsplash, and a nice seating area, where guests can view the people playing pool and darts. This...

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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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