Long Lasting Garage Floor Coatings - Epoxy or Polyaspartic Polyurea

When it comes to garage flooring, many people assume that dull, drab concrete is their only option. If you think about it, the function of the flooring is infinitely more important than the appearance – but why should you have to choose one or the other? With garage floor coatings from Duraamen, you can have the best of both worlds.

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Epoxy Coatings in a Hair care manufacturing plant in New Jersey

Epoxy coatings have long been used on concrete floors for their high adhesion and good mechanical properties. Epoxies have excellent chemical, acid and water resistance. They have better alkali resistance than most other polymers. Epoxies create seamless, monolithic, glossy coatings that protect concrete floors from contaminants, chemicals and abrasion. Warehouses, factories, basements and garages are all common floor-types for this relatively simple-to-use coating.

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Epoxy Kitchen Floors Coating: What's Best For a Restaurant?

 

When it comes to commercial kitchens, flooring plays a critical role. It’s a demanding area that needs to look great and perform at a high level. With pounding feet, constant exposure to grime, grinding equipment, and frequent spills, your kitchen floor, and the coatings that protect it, can end up being a valuable investment. 

We’re here to help you understand the unique needs of a commercial kitchen floor and give you the resources you need to pick out longer-lasting, eye-catching flooring products. This kitchen flooring guide dives into the ins and outs of kitchen flooring and describes how to use floor coatings to get the most out of this critical piece of your business’s space.

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Concrete Floor Polishing: A Green and Healthy Choice

These days, many of us are seeking out greener alternatives which are ultimately better for the environment. When it comes to your home, there are quite a few excellent green options to choose from. Maybe you have considered plugging up any leaks in order to avoid wasted heat, or perhaps you have insulated your home to achieve energy efficient levels of comfort. One excellent option you have when it comes to green alternatives involves your flooring.

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Flyash in Concrete Causes Epoxy Coating Failure

Sometimes the Fly ash present in the concrete substrate can cause an epoxy coating not to bond to the concrete substrate. The 100% solids epoxy coatings require a primer to be applied before applying the coating. The primer can be water based or solvent based epoxy primers. It has been observed that water based primers are rejected by the flyash concrete.

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Concrete Sealers Protect Your Floors

Self-leveling concrete is both strong and durable. With self-leveling concrete, no trowelling is required because it can level out on its own. It can tolerate foot traffic for up to three hours after installation. There is no promotion of mold or mildew growth, either. However, self-leveling concrete isn’t invincible. It requires a certain amount of care and maintenance.

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How concrete coatings protect the concrete surface

Concrete coatings are used to not only to improve its appearance, ease of maintenance, and light reflection but also to protect it from chemical and physical attack. We also coat it to protect products stored or processed in direct contact with the concrete from contamination caused by dust from the substrate. It is difficult or impossible for any coating to protect concrete if the coating is incompatible with it, or if the concrete itself is in some way weekend, contaminated, or inherently defective.

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High Build Epoxy Coatings Specified in Clothing Store

Duraamen's Perdure HBE, high build epoxy coating system has been specified in Los Angeles based Joe's Jeans stores. This floor coating has been used in their retail locations at Garden State Westfield Mall, in Paramus, NJ, Aventura Mall in Aventura, FL, South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, CA and North Park Center Mall in Dallas, TX. These retail stores demand durability, appearance and value for money in concrete floor coatings. Perdure HBE provides excellent wear resistance, low maintenance and cleaning requirements, and aesthetic, attractive solutions in retail stores.

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Polished concrete flooring using Concrete Dyes in Appliance Store

Polished concrete floors were installed recently in a appliance store in Akron, PA using concrete dyes, water based epoxy and polyurethane topcoats.

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DIY - Polished Concrete flooring over gypsum underlayment

Gypsum cement floor underlayments and radiant floor heating systems are being specified in multi-level condominiums, hotels and high-rise buildings in conjunction with stained concrete flooring or polished concrete flooring. Past technology did not allow concrete overlays or micro-toppings to be installed directly to the surface of a gypsum substrate. Duraamen's concrete micro topping has been successfully installed over gypsum based underlayments. Once the gypsum based sub-floor is properly installed and cured in accordance with the manufacturer's directions, preparation for the installation of concrete overlay may begin.

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