Whenever we get a big storm the calls start coming in seeking solutions to ruined carpet, tile and hardwood flooring. Basements take a beating especially hard.
There are long term, economical solutions.
We have an extensive line of versatile, decorative concrete products with systems that can be applied over wood, tile and carpet glue. One of our most popular products called Skraffino concrete overlay is applied directly over existing concrete. After hurricane Irene reports from our customers was that there was zero damage to the floors after the water subsided.
An ideal solution is to apply Skraffino over concrete with area rugs to add warmth and design. If there is risk of potential flood damage, the area rugs can be rolled up and stored on high ground until after the storm. This system when properly installed has held up extremely well without damage throughout the country. We heard reports from our installers that even after Hurricane Katrina the only part of a house that survived was the foundation and a decorative concrete floor. A simple cleaning and the floors were restored.
Floor Restoration Solutions
- Moisture Vapor Remediation – concrete floors can get damaged by moisture from above and below after a big storm. Excessive ground moisture can get underneath your concrete slab. The tremendous force of moisture pressure will cause below slab water to push upwards through the tiny pores in concrete. Our Perdure MVT is a topical application for concrete floors preventing moisture pressure that damages flooring.
- Skraffino – This is a thin but incredibly durable concrete overlay that has unlimited design potential. A simple application with a area rugs provides a cost effective solution preventing flood damage to flooring. Many creative contractors have used Skraffino for shower walls and floors because it holds up to water. This is one of the best flooring products available. It has been used in tough environments like high traffic grocery stores, retail stores and thousands of basements.
- Perdure BE58 is a moisture tolerant waterborne epoxy top coat. This sealer is ideal for floors that are at risk of future moisture problems. This sealer can be applied directly over Skarffino or directly to existing concrete surfaces.
If you have flood damage and are looking for floor restoration solutions contact us and explain your requirement. Every project is different with appropriate products for each. We are located in Newark New Jersey with offices in New York City and additional locations in Pennsylvania, Washington,DC, Maryland and Massachusetts. We also have a vast network of professional installers for every size project and requirement.