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Avoid Common Mistakes When Selling and Installing Metallic Flooring Systems

Posted April 12th, 2016 by Mark Haen in General Blog

Metallic flooring systems offer a slick and modern touch to residential and commercial designs. Restaurants, night clubs, sporting venues and garage floors are among the areas ideal for this unique, 3-D look. Yet given the originality, artistry and performance demands, it can be easy to miscalculate the client’s expectations and get sidetracked down a negative path


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Setting Expectations & Troubleshooting: The Difference Between Installation Problems, Normal Wear and Failures

Posted March 28th, 2016 by Peter Collins in Troubleshooting

From smaller residential floor coating jobs to massive or precision-driven research, manufacturing or sports venue projects, there are always up to four main participants or stakeholders who’ll be involved in and affected by a floor coating installation’s final outcome


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Selection and Design Considerations for Fluid-Applied Polymer Flooring

Posted March 23rd, 2016 by Ray Fox in Surface Preparation

Design professionals are constantly challenged to provide their clients with building materials that provide the performance required by the facility use – and the lowest lifecycle cost. In addition, they must consider aesthetics and the owner’s budget.


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Are You Accurately Mitigating Concrete Moisture Intrusion? Tips to Master the Installation of VaporSolve

Posted March 8th, 2016 by Arif Kalam in Moisture Remediation & Alkalinity Control

Excessive concrete moisture intrusion can be a coating contractor’s worst enemy – yet this enemy can be tamed. In How to Test for Excessive Concrete Moisture, I explained how the two most common moisture testing methods – Calcium Chloride (CaCL) Moisture Testing per ASTM 1869 and Relative Humidity (RH) Testing per ASTM 2170 – worked and measured moisture levels


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