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Affordable concrete driveway resurfacing in Dover, DE

Old concrete driveways with cracks, surface discoloration or surface imperfections need not be removed or replaced. There are many options available for transforming an old driveway, pool deck or patio into a new decorative concrete surface ...

By Duraamen, September 2nd, 2017

What is the best flooring system for a food production facility?

Is your food production facility ready to expand? Interest in your food product is high and you’re prospering. Right now, you’re making important decisions about how you will market your growing business. You also ...

By Duraamen, August 27th, 2017

Polyaspartic

Polished Concrete Coatings for residential and commercial spaces in Washington, DC

Polished concrete and resinous coatings for concrete floors are extremely popular in Washington, DC. Polished concrete floors can be installed by grinding and polishing an existing slab or pouring a polishable concrete topping like Param 6000 ...

By Duraamen, August 27th, 2017

Best flooring option for a Bakery

Would you rather your bakery crew spend their time making delicious breads and muffins, or cleaning the floor? That what we thought. The right answer is of course that you want a floor that your bakery ...

By Duraamen, August 16th, 2017

Advantages of Water Based Acrylic Sealers

When you’re talking about durability of sealers and coatings, water-based sealers have gotten a bad rap. There’s a perception that water-based sealers will just wash away in the first rainstorm, like water-based paint. Solvent-based ...

By Duraamen, July 30th, 2017

Polished Concrete Floors in Chicago

Cities all over the country, and indeed the world, are putting a premium on sustainability. Materials for use in new construction and in home remodels in Chicago are being examined more closely by both the builder ...

By Duraamen, July 9th, 2017

Repair Car Wash Facilities for Urethane Concrete or MMA Resin Systems

Let's imagine that you have a car wash facility that has a concrete runway that needs to be repaired. What are your flooring options for car wash facilities? Urethane Concrete Screeds or MMA resin ...

By Duraamen, June 25th, 2017

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

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