APF Epoxy Blog

Avoid Common Pitfalls with Hot Weather Installations Using These Rules of Thumb

Posted June 14th, 2016 by Peter Collins

All other things being equal, summertime conditions can lead to numerous problems for high-performance floor installations because the rise in temperature changes the application behavior of all polymer-based floor coating materials. To help you combat these heat-related issues, we’ve compiled the most common sources of problems, and rules of thumb to overcome them


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Get Projects Completed Faster with the Highly Versatile Polyurea 5100

Posted June 7th, 2016 by Ray Gutoski

Flooring contractors are consistently challenged with completing their projects faster and with less disruption to the working environment. In some cases, a methyl methacrylate system could be specified to shorten the project window, but that can lead to issues with odor, safety and special handling of the material


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Avoid Common Mistakes When Selling and Installing Metallic Flooring Systems

Posted April 12th, 2016 by Mark Haen

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

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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