Category Archives: Concrete Repair

Several Reasons Why Floor Coatings Fail

[caption id="attachment_3717" align="alignleft" width="150"] Peeling floor coating in a high moisture environment[/caption] Why do some floor coatings fail? [caption id="attachment_3718" align="alignright" width="150"] The base along the wall was simply painted on the wall but not joined to the floor.[/caption] There can be many reasons but the reason the vast majority of floor coatings fail is…
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Concrete Repair of Abused Concrete

[caption id="attachment_3052" align="alignleft" width="300"] A resinous floor coating gave this damaged concrete a beautiful new look and a surface that is much easier to keep clean and dust free.[/caption] Forklifts have become an almost indispensable piece of equipment used in warehouses and industries. Their first reported use was about 1906.  If you've ever been in  a warehouse,…
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Installing Coated Floors the Right Way and the First Time

[caption id="attachment_2853" align="alignleft" width="169"] Repair of the floor in the accompanying photo required proper floor preparation before the installation of a new floor coating applied to specifications.[/caption] The quote "You never get a second chance to make a good first impression" is often attributed to Oscar Wilde, the 19 century playwright. The problem is .…
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Do Concrete Floors and Sheep Have Anything in Common?

[caption id="attachment_2785" align="alignleft" width="300"] A respirable floor coating allows a concrete floor to move moisture through the concrete to the surface without affecting the coating.[/caption] Do sheep and concrete floors have anything in common? Well, probably not on face value. But think about sheep for a moment. They are covered in wool. Wool is a…
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