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Why it is Important to remove laitance before coating your concrete?

  "Although it may not be immediately evident, trafficking impact and the stress imposed on the bond line through repeated fluctuations in temperature will eventually cause the laitance interface layer to delaminate, resulting in the flooring installation failing," writes Neil Sanders, in the Contract Flooring Journal. Laitance can cost your team big bucks and unnecessary man-hours [...]

By |2021-01-21T18:42:03-07:00February 9th, 2020|, |Comments Off on Why it is Important to remove laitance before coating your concrete?

What is a CSP Profile?

For proper bonding of overlays and coatings, it is important that a concrete surface has the correct Concrete Surface Profile or CSP. A CSP rating is a standardized rating that allows you to visually determine the concrete surface roughness. The most important step in creating a quality floor is the preparation. For the proper bonding [...]

By |2021-01-21T18:42:16-07:00February 9th, 2020|, |Comments Off on What is a CSP Profile?

Why is floor prep so important?

If you plan to overlay or restore existing concrete, proper surface preparation is essential to achieving good results. Preparing concrete surfaces for coatings, overlays, stains, or repair materials is a time-consuming task that many contractors perform reluctantly or are tempted to overlook altogether. If you've ever skipped this essential first step in the process, you [...]

By |2020-05-01T08:37:20-06:00December 17th, 2019||Comments Off on Why is floor prep so important?

What are the storage recommendations for FlexRock Coatings Base?

It is recommended that Part A be stored at room temperature. No less than 32°F (0°C). The Part A bucket should be stored upside down for ease of mixing when used. Turn bucket upside (minimum. one day) before use. Recommended Part B be stored at temperatures between 75° to 105°F (24° to 41°C). Products must [...]

By |2021-01-26T18:25:14-07:00December 16th, 2019|, , , , |Comments Off on What are the storage recommendations for FlexRock Coatings Base?

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