Clients and contractors often want to know how long industrial epoxy floors last. My answer is usually a bit vague in the sense that the lifetime of an industrial floor does not have a predetermined time frame of when it is expected to start failing. There are several key factors that will affect the lifetime […]
The below guide is a summary of the steps required on how to apply epoxy floor paints. This guide applies to a simple roller applied two-coat floor. Such floors are suitable for light and medium wear and tear, perfect for garages and storage rooms. Preparing the surface Step 1. Prepare the surface. Preparation of the […]
Most epoxy floor applicators have a story to tell about coming across a soft, sticky, or tacky floor. Have you ever had to deal with such a problem? This presentation explores the possible reasons why your epoxy floors did not dry properly, and how to avoid such problems in the future.
I get approached by many home owners and architects inquiring about installing epoxy floors in homes. I don’t mean coating garage floors or storage rooms (which is quite common) but coating the key living areas of a home such as the living room, bedrooms and the kitchen. Epoxies create that glossy seamless finish that can […]
Summertime can be a challenging time to work with epoxies. Warm temperatures affect the working life of epoxies as higher temperatures tend to shorten the workability of the product. Whereas under normal conditions an epoxy may start to cure at 40 minutes, high summer temperatures may significantly reduce this time to less than 20 minutes. […]