Epoxy and polyurethane (PU for short) floors are the two most commonly used types of resinous industrial floors. An age old question in our industry is what are the differences between the two types of floors? And when should we pick one over the other? Before I proceed to explain the differences that I have […]
Weather conditions are always an important parameter to take into consideration when working on construction projects. Epoxy flooring jobs are especially sensitive to fluctuations in temperature. That is why we usually recommend to install floors between 10-30 degrees C (or 50-86 F). In this presentation we explore how high and low temperatures will affect the […]
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.