A 7 step guide on how to apply epoxy floor paint

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…

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Working with epoxies in the summer: Beware of the fast curing time

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…

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spiked roller for epoxy

What is the purpose of a spiked roller?

For someone new to epoxies the sight of a spiked roller (also known as porcupine roller) may seem strange. Spiked rollers are used for thick epoxy floor coats (at a…

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Disaster Stories: Forgetting to add the B component in the epoxy coating

I got a call the other day from a subcontractor who told me that one of his workers forgot to add the B component to the A component, what he…

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How faulty application can lead to bubbles and pinholes

In this article I will look at improper application techniques that may lead to bubbles appearing on the surface of a self-levelling screed. Problems during installation can be attributed to…

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Bubbles and pinholes in resinous floors: Possible causes

At a recent trade show I was surprised to hear from a lot of different visitors (from different countries) complaining to me that epoxy screeds form too many bubbles on…

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