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6 08, 2019

How To Get Your Pool Deck Safe And Ready For Summer


How To Get Your Pool Deck Safe And Ready For Summer With summer right around the corner, its time to start thinking about the state of your pool decking. Your pool deck is going to be seeing a lot of traffic over the next few months so you want to make sure that it is ready for anything life can throw your way. To make sure summer goes smoothly there are some things that you can do to make sure your pool deck is safe and ready for summertime that you can bring in some outside help for or even do yourself! Ready to find out how you can get your pool deck safe and ready for summer? We have a guide of everything you can do down below. So, let's get started! Cleaning Your Pool Deck   After lying dormant for a

How To Get Your Pool Deck Safe And Ready For Summer2019-08-22T03:25:48-07:00
5 08, 2019

Tips For Decorating Your Home With Concrete


Tips For Decorating Your Home With Concrete Are you looking for ways to decorate your home with concrete? Well thankfully, people have been using concrete in their homes for decades and not just the average and boring gray stuff. There are dozens of different types of concretes that can take your home to the next level. What you want to do before you just start mixing up your concrete is to make sure you have all the information you need before a bag of concrete even comes into your home. Thankfully, we have a few tips that you can follow to make sure you are making the right choice when it comes to the types and finishes that concrete has to offer! So, let's get started! Doing Research   The first step of the process no matter what type of concrete you are

Tips For Decorating Your Home With Concrete2019-08-22T03:23:07-07:00
5 08, 2019

Decorative Concrete Flooring options For Outdoor & Indoor Home Improvements


Decorative Concrete Flooring options For Outdoor & Indoor Home Improvements Are you looking for a cost-friendly way to get your old and dirty flooring out of your home and brand new and refined flooring system into it? Maybe you are looking for a new pool decking or a way to boost the look of your driveway? You're probably thinking that we are crazy for saying there is a floor coating that is that versatile! Well, the flooring system that we are talking about is decorative concrete and it can drastically change any setting it is placed in. The best part about concrete is that its an extremely durable material and because of the lack of knowledge, it is also extremely affordable. When it comes to decorative concrete, there still isn't much knowledge available about what it really brings to the table. Well today, we are going to

Decorative Concrete Flooring options For Outdoor & Indoor Home Improvements2019-08-22T03:20:08-07:00
5 08, 2019

Choose an Epoxy Contractor Wisely


Choose an Epoxy Contractor Wisely So, you have decided to make the leap into epoxy flooring, all there is to do now is decide if you want to take on the project on yourself or hire a professional to get the job done right the first time around. While having pride in knowing you installed the flooring yourself does sound nice, we recommend using a professional even if it's just for the first project. Sadly, there are imposters out there who want to install your epoxy as fast as possible and skip town, so choosing your contractor can be a little tricky. Well, that's where our guide on choosing the right epoxy contractor comes into play! Down below, we are going to go through all of the crucial points your contractor should follow before you decide to use their services. Let's get started!

Choose an Epoxy Contractor Wisely2019-08-22T03:13:27-07:00
4 08, 2019

Decorative Concrete Floors: A Comprehensive Maintenance Guide


Decorative Concrete Floors: A Comprehensive Maintenance Guide When it comes to decorative concretes, what really makes them more attractive than their finishes is the fact that they require much less maintenance than their traditional flooring counterparts. Even though the maintenance is simplistic, maintaining your decorative concrete is a crucial part in both how long your concrete is going to last and its overall appearance for years to come. So today, we are going to be giving you a comprehensive guide on maintaining your concrete in residential settings and even in high traffic commercial settings. We will even go through a few specific plagues of concrete that are very common. So, let's get started! General Maintenance   A common misconception of decorative concrete is that the general maintenance is going to be very harsh and take you hours to complete. This is a myth

Decorative Concrete Floors: A Comprehensive Maintenance Guide2019-08-22T03:15:33-07:00
1 05, 2019

Choosing The Best Finish For Your Pool Deck


Choosing The Best Finish For Your Pool Deck While the process of having your pool deck resurfaced can be stressful, there is some light at the end of the tunnel of this process. Near the end of all of the repairs and after all of the money you have spent start to pile up, it may seem like there is no sign of relief. Well, that is if you haven't walked outside and taken a look at your brand new pool deck. This process has been carefully completed and now it is time for you to reap the rewards, but before you do that, it is time to choose what exactly you want your backyard to look like. Today we are going to point out the most popular and most attractive pool deck finishes that are available on the market. Now, let's get you the pool deck

Choosing The Best Finish For Your Pool Deck2019-08-22T03:07:48-07:00
30 04, 2019

Top 5 Epoxy Flooring Systems


While we all know that epoxy flooring is one of the best flooring available on the market today, we are only left to wonder why? It almost seems that every business or home that we look into is using some form of an epoxy flooring system, but some more than others. Today we are going to be taking a deeper look into what types of epoxy flooring are the most popular and why. Down below are the top 5 most popular forms of epoxy flooring available on the market, so we better get started! Metallic Epoxy Flooring Metallic epoxy flooring is one of the most popular if not the most popular form of epoxy flooring for its sheer level of customization that is offered from this flooring. While this type of epoxy flooring is mostly used in garages and car dealerships, commercial facilities, and residential homes, there are no bounds

Top 5 Epoxy Flooring Systems2019-04-22T21:27:48-07:00
28 04, 2019

What To Expect When Pool Deck Resurfacing


What To Expect When Pool Deck Resurfacing One of the most commonly asked questions that we receive from clients or future clients is, " How long is this going to take?" Well, the answer to that question varies case by case. In most instances of pool deck resurfacing, the job will take roughly about 3 days to a week to complete. But, factors that can drag out the job are the size of the decking, the materials that are going to be used and ultimately the extent of the repairs that are going to be endured. It is critical that the time is taken during this process as there are very fragile obstacles that must be dealt with care. As always, weather may also play a large role in how fast the job can be completed. dummy One of the most important

What To Expect When Pool Deck Resurfacing2019-08-22T02:57:48-07:00
24 04, 2019

Why You Should Consider Epoxy Flooring


Why You Should Consider Epoxy Flooring When it comes to choosing the next flooring for your home or business facility, no matter what the whole process can make you feel like you're stuck between a rock and a hard place. There are hundreds and thousands of different floorings to choose from but you already know that and that's not why you are here. You are here to find out why you should consider epoxy flooring to be your next flooring investment. We are going to cut right to the chase, epoxy flooring is one of the best if not the best flooring option available on the market and today we are going to tell you exactly why. So let us get started. shall we? dummy One of the biggest factors in any investment you are going to make towards your home or

Why You Should Consider Epoxy Flooring2019-08-22T02:48:04-07:00
22 04, 2019

The Installation Process Of Epoxy Flooring


The Installation Process Of Epoxy Flooring One of the most interesting processes in the entire world of flooring construction is the preparation and installation of epoxy flooring. It is always recommended that you only use professional assistance when working with this type of flooring as it is a very meticulous process that needs to be done to perfection if you want the flooring to perform the best it can. Today we are going to take a deeper look into what the pros do when preparing and installing epoxy flooring system! Let us get started! dummy The first step of any flooring installation is the preparation of the concrete slab that will be supporting it. It just so happens that epoxy flooring uses one of the most intense processes out of any type of flooring available on the market today. The first step

The Installation Process Of Epoxy Flooring2019-08-22T02:36:55-07:00
16 03, 2019

Are epoxy floors safe?


Are epoxy floors safe? Epoxy floors, when professionally installed, offer a sleek glass-like finish that appears to be dangerously slippery, however, that is not the case. Aside from its safety qualities, many people wonder if the chemicals and fumes associated with an epoxy flooring installation are safe, and the answer is yes. Most epoxy floor coating chemicals are no more dangerous than a can of paint from a local store. Just like paint, after the epoxy flooring system has been installed, it is important to properly ventilate the area, so you are not solely breathing in the chemicals. Even though the chemicals are not hazardous and do not pose any immediate threat to families, clients, pets, or guests, it is not advised to ingest the fumes directly. dummy What are some safety features of an epoxy floor coating? Your floors can be

Are epoxy floors safe?2019-08-22T02:32:50-07:00
13 03, 2019

Epoxy Floors VS Polished Concrete


Epoxy Floors VS Polished Concrete Comparing two amazing floors truly does not deem one better or worse, not in this case anyways, because their benefits are very much circumstantial. Epoxy flooring offers unique qualities that can be found in polished concrete floors and there are qualities that can only be found in one of each. The decision for installing one of these amazing floors comes down to, what are you going to be exposing your floors too? How long do I truly need these floors to last and what is my budget? All of these questions should be standard ones that you begin to ask yourself when you think about installing either an epoxy floor or a polished floor. In many settings, an epoxy floor would take the prize because of its undeniable resiliency to damaging environments. Polished concrete floors bring strength and elegance into any property

Epoxy Floors VS Polished Concrete2019-08-22T02:29:27-07:00
11 03, 2019

Professional guide to high performance epoxy flooring


Professional guide to high performance Epoxy Flooring First off, what even is an epoxy flooring system? Well, epoxy is a chemically cured polymer, made of resin and hardeners, that is applied to your concrete floor. Concrete is a hard surface, why does it need any extra protection? Concrete is not indestructible and is actually extremely vulnerable to damage if not protected properly. A professionally installed epoxy floor is important to help elongate your concretes lifespan and to keep it looking brand new. It is not wise to invest time, money, or effort into a DIY kit because there are preliminary tests and procedures that must take place for a proper and long-lasting epoxy floor. The performance of an epoxy floor is directed affected by surface preparation, therefore, it is vital to hire a professional installer who has the licensure and equipment for an affordable and proper installation.

Professional guide to high performance epoxy flooring2019-08-22T02:21:03-07:00
8 03, 2019

Why business owners prefer epoxy flooring


Beautifully functioning floors are an important factor for thriving businesses and most business owners are aware of this simple fact. The benefits of a concrete epoxy floor go unmatched on every level, from durability to longevity and maintenance, an epoxy floor is the best option for any business owner. So why should or why do business owners install epoxy floors? Some probably enjoy the affordable price tag, others may love the fact that an epoxy floor can mimic other flooring systems like wood or marble, and some enjoy the quick installation process and longevity of the floors. We are going to dive in and explore the main benefits business owners love from epoxy floors. In any commercial environment an epoxy floor offers a resistant floor that will not crumble from high foot-traffic or common damages brought on constant use. These floors are resistant to stains, chemical damages, and oils, creating

Why business owners prefer epoxy flooring2019-06-19T05:48:00-07:00
6 03, 2019

Best places to install an epoxy flooring system


Best places to install an Epoxy Flooring system Epoxy flooring is an extremely versatile flooring option. As a specialty and high performing floor, epoxy floors can mimic marble, granite, or wood floors, but will not easily damage like them. Decorative epoxy offers the possibility of beautiful aesthetics and the durability and resistant concrete, meaning, you truly get the best of both worlds. So, where should you install an epoxy floor? Honestly, anywhere and everywhere you want not only beauty but strength; however, there are a few places where an epoxy floor should undoubtedly be installed. Two of those places would be garages, all types, and commercial settings like retail, business buildings, and high functioning facilities. Epoxy floors offer countless benefits that no one floor could offer on its own, therefore, as we discuss an epoxy floors benefits it is important to remember that no matter where an

Best places to install an epoxy flooring system2019-08-22T02:13:15-07:00
19 02, 2019

Types of Epoxy Flooring Systems


Types of Epoxy Flooring Systems The best part about our epoxy flooring systems is that they can suit your needs no matter what they are. We offer various specially formulated products that can serve your home or facility better than any other flooring system on the market. Allow us to further your knowledge on a few of the many different types of epoxy flooring in Grand Rapids. Self Leveling Epoxy Flooring Self-leveling epoxy flooring is perfect for installation over new or old concrete as they level themselves resulting in a smooth seamless finish. We use our self-leveling epoxies for many industries and areas such as warehouses, home, and commercial kitchens, dining room, storage facilities and much more! Water Based Epoxy Flooring Water-based epoxy is like the little brother of 100 percent solid epoxy. While water-based epoxy has

Types of Epoxy Flooring Systems2019-08-22T02:04:41-07:00
16 02, 2019

Pros & Cons OF Epoxy Flooring


Pros & Cons OF Epoxy Flooring Just like anything you buys, it is important to first weigh out the pros and cons of the object or material. The same principle should still apply when it comes time to epoxy flooring. While the benefits of an epoxy flooring will greatly outweigh the disadvantages, they are still worth being noted before you make this investment in your home or business facility. PROS OF EPOXY FLOORING There are many amazing benefits that come with the installation of epoxy flooring that traditional flooring just is not able to compete with. Below we have outlined a few of the best benefits that you can gain when you decide to install epoxy flooring: Epoxy flooring offers superior chemical resistance. You will not have to worry about your concrete slab absorbing any harmful toxins that will eventually be leaked

Pros & Cons OF Epoxy Flooring2019-08-22T01:54:10-07:00
14 02, 2019

Maintenance Tips For Epoxy Flooring


Maintenance Tips For Epoxy Flooring One of the best features of installing epoxy flooring is the fact that it is very easy to clean and keep clean. Though the cleaning is easy, it should never be overlooked as it is a key factor in how long your epoxy flooring will last. Here are some of the tips that our pros give to all of our clients after their flooring has been installed: dummy Always wait until your epoxy flooring has completely cured before you try to clean it with any water or chemicals. It is okay to walk on your flooring and pick up any loose debris after 24 hours of your flooring being installed but water or chemicals can destroy the appearance of your epoxy flooring. Just like any other flooring, you must deal with all chemical stains almost as

Maintenance Tips For Epoxy Flooring2019-08-22T01:44:07-07:00
13 02, 2019

Commercial Epoxy Flooring VS. Concrete Floors


Commercial Epoxy Flooring VS. Concrete Floors When it comes down to deciding the type of flooring that you will need for your commercial facility, the two big flooring options are typically commercial epoxy flooring and a sealed or polished concrete flooring. While both flooring options use your concrete slab, both provide more advantages in different environments. COMMERCIAL EPOXY Epoxy flooring is the process of installing multiple layers of epoxy resins mixed with chemical hardeners that are applied to ground or shot blasted surface. Depending on the type of epoxy you have chosen, the epoxy flooring may be applied with a roller or a squeegee. These coatings then chemically cure to form one almost indestructible barrier between your flooring and your concrete that is extremely durable and chemical resistant. dummy Because commercial epoxy flooring is installed in a

Commercial Epoxy Flooring VS. Concrete Floors2019-08-22T01:36:05-07:00
11 02, 2019

Benefits of Epoxy Flooring


Benefits of Epoxy Flooring When you finally decide to take the leap into epoxy flooring, you will have many great benefits bestowed upon you. These perks can help anyone from a homeowner to an industrial facility owner, that's how amazing epoxy flooring is! Here are only a few of the amazing benefits that you can gain when you make the switch to an epoxy floor coating! dummy Epoxy flooring is one of the most durable if not the most durable flooring options available on the market today. This flooring is able to withstand heavy vehicle traffic, impact from heavy objects and even heavy machinery all without showing signs of distress. Not only is the actual epoxy strong, but it can also make your concrete stronger as well. It has been tested and proven that an epoxy flooring can make your existing concrete

Benefits of Epoxy Flooring2019-08-22T01:30:59-07:00