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3 Great Flooring Options for Automotive Dealer Showrooms

The 3 great flooring options for Automotive Dealer Showrooms are polishable concrete overlays, metallic epoxy coatings and seamless self-leveling epoxy coatings. Imagine an auto dealer offering new high-end cars displayed in a showroom with a of ...

By Duraamen, May 29th, 2017

Stenciled Concrete for Pool decks, Patios and Driveways

Stenciled concrete is a great option for pool decks, patios and driveways.How can concrete become brick? Or be turned into fan-shaped cobblestone? Or have your company logo “painted” on? The answer to all of those ...

By Duraamen, May 26th, 2017

DIY Polished Concrete Floor—A Success Story

Do it yourself a polished concrete floor using self-leveling concrete and save lots of money. When Julie and Chris Hawkins decided to leave their cramped San Francisco apartment and buy a home in Eugene, Oregon, they ...

By Duraamen, May 18th, 2017

The Importance of Seamless Flooring in Medical Offices and Hospitals

Seamless flooring systems based on epoxy, polyurethane, MMA and/or polyaspartic poyurea are a great choice for a Medical Office or Hospital. In a hospital or medical office, the floor is possibly the most important piece ...

By Duraamen, May 13th, 2017

Resinous Flooring

The Best Flooring Option for a Modern Dialysis Center is Resinous Flooring.

The last thing you think about with the mention of “medical dialysis centers” is flooring. When it comes to patients’ comfort and safety flooring is every bit as important as the as the rest of any ...

By Duraamen, April 18th, 2017

Broadcast vs Troweled Decorative Quartz Flooring. What's the Difference?

What is the difference between broadcast vs troweled decorative quartz flooring?Let’s first answer that question by explaining what a decorative quartz flooring system is. Decorative Quartz flooring is any system in which quartz aggregate ...

By Duraamen, April 12th, 2017

Decorative Quartz Flooring Choices: Epoxy, Urethane, or MMA Resin?

Seamless decorative quartz floors can be used anywhere that durable, attractive flooring is required. Research labs, manufacturing plants, bathrooms, locker rooms, kitchens, restaurants, healthcare facilities, showrooms, garages, warehouses and schools are just a few uses for ...

By Duraamen, April 1st, 2017

Flooring Options for Public Restrooms

A public restroom, or restroom used by staff and visitors in a large facility or shopping center, must be able to withstand a high amount of traffic and frequent cleanings. For many public areas, the restroom ...

By Duraamen, March 23rd, 2017

Choosing the Right Self-leveling Concrete Underlayment

When you’re dealing with floor coverings like tiles, laminate, wood or resinous coatings, it might seem like the floor covering is more important than what goes underneath it. In fact, there are so many choices ...

By Duraamen, March 18th, 2017

How Do Water and Solvent-based Acrylic Sealers Work?

Valued for its durability, structural capabilities and aesthetic possibilities, concrete is a popular material for a wide range of interior and exterior commercial, industrial, residential and infrastructure applications. But whether it is used on a patio ...

By Duraamen, March 11th, 2017

Protect Your Warehouse Floor with Concrete Coatings

Concrete is durable, there’s no doubt about that. But it will last even longer, and continue to retain its color and gloss, if the concrete is protected with a protective coating. Protective coatings for warehouse ...

By Duraamen, March 10th, 2017

Moisture Mitigation in Concrete Using a Cementitious Urethane System

When you’re dealing with a moisture mitigation issue in a concrete slab, cementitious urethane systems have a high success rate. When a cementitious urethane is applied correctly, substrate moisture should have no affect on it ...

By Duraamen, March 5th, 2017

Polymer Flooring in a Winery

If you’re considering flooring for your winery, first think about the tools of your trade. You probably immediately think of trucks, grapes, pruners, barrels, and bottles. Do you consider the winery floor as a tool ...

By Duraamen, February 25th, 2017

The Essential Qualities of a Good Floor Coating System

As a general rule, the required properties of a floor coating cannot be met by a single coat. Typically three or four coats that have been balanced with each other are necessary for a long term ...

By Duraamen, February 11th, 2017

How to Reduce VOC in Floor Coatings

Floor coatings are semi-finished products (intermediates); the end products are the floors on which these coatings are applied. The general public has a negative information about floor coatings because organic solvents (VOCs, which stands for volatile ...

By Duraamen, February 5th, 2017

Renovating Concrete Floors with Polymer Flooring Systems

There aren’t very many flooring options for an industrial facility. Think about what the floors in any typical plant or manufacturing facility would have to endure: forklift traffic, trucks driving on it, heavy equipment getting ...

By Duraamen, January 28th, 2017

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