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Starting a Resinous Flooring Business: The Equipment required

In my previous article I gave some advice for people who want to get started in epoxy flooring. In this article I want to go a step further and provide…

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Advice for beginners in Epoxy Flooring

Hardly a week goes by and I get an email that goes something like this: “Hello I really want to get involved in epoxy flooring, please help me”. My typical…

Applying epoxy paint on soft uneven concrete

Hardly a week seems to go by, and someone will ask me: I have this dusty and rough concrete surface , can I fix it if apply over with an…

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Using Airless sprays to apply floor coatings: The for and against

Airless paint spraying machines have a widespread use in all types of coatings applications. However when it comes to applying epoxy floor coatings there seem to be significant disagreements on…

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Working with White Epoxy Floor Coatings

White epoxy floor coatings are increasing in popularity. Retail stores, hotels and designer outlets are specifying seamless white floors for many new projects. Flooring companies are eager to take on such…

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Orange –peel texture in epoxy floors: Deconstructing the mystery

Take a look at the picture of the floor surface above. Notice the texture:  Instead of getting a smooth finish you get a kind of a wavy texture that looks…

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Epoxy Disasters: Working with clear -coats

In this article I want to share with you one of my big fears when it comes to resinous floors: Transparent top-coats. Over the years I have had some traumatizing…

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Five reasons why you should always be priming your epoxy floors

One of the most common questions I get with epoxy floors is if it is necessary to prime the floor before applying the epoxy floor coat. Many contractors would like…

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Epoxy disasters: Common mixing mistakes that can lead to curing problems

Most epoxy applicators at some point in their career will come across the nightmare of a stick or a tacky resinous floor. This is usually the result of improper curing…

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Applying epoxies in the cold

Its that time of the year where in many parts of the world, winter has kicked in for good. Even here in Greece (which is meant to be a warmer…