by National Library of Scotland So you’ve decided to build a basement room, but don’t know where to start? Here are several key areas to focus on to create additional living space in your household: 1. Plan it out: The first thing you will want to do is evaluate the space you have available to [...]

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by State Library of New South Wales collection When considering when the best time will be to install your new epoxy flooring, it’s important to take into account the outdoor temperature. Epoxy mixtures can be affected by both temperature and humidity, so the key to application success is choosing a time that will ensure installation [...]

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by Cornell University Library So you followed all of the manufacturer’s instructions, but still find that your garage floor epoxy is peeling and flaking? Unfortunately, rather than a faulty product, this most likely boils down to a case of improper preparation before you put the coating down on your concrete. Without the correct steps to [...]

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by Texas State Archives So you’ve decided you want to install one of our Car Guys do-it-yourself epoxy kits, but you don’t know what kind of time investment is required to get the job done properly? Here’s a quick rundown of how our kits allow for the easiest application possible, leaving you with a one-day [...]

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by LSE Library Epoxy flooring is built to stand the test of time, and with proper maintenance it can provide years of exceptional protection in even the well-trafficked garage. But how do you keep things clean? Here are a few quick cleaning tips for the inexperienced looking to get the most out of their investment. [...]

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by The Library of Congress After experiencing lifting and pealing of floor products, many industries have reduced their expectations for shop floor life to three or four years. This is unfortunate because epoxy floorshave an intrinsic service period of a decade or more if the subfloor is properly prepared prior to laying down the coating. [...]

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by Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest Normally, plenty of people would choose lower-cost materials such as tiles and VCT flooring. But then again, you have to remember that these types of flooring will not last too long, especially in wet conditions. They are porous and can be breeding grounds for germs, not to [...]

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by Cornell University Library Epoxy flooring is making its mark on the building community as a durable and attractive way to protect both indoor and outdoor surfaces. However, what many homeowners may not know is that epoxy floors are also a “green” building material, offering many environmental benefits over competing products. Here’s the rundown of [...]

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by The U.S. National Archives We’ve all been there — one accidental bump and there’s a splash of oil or fluid on the floor that will become a permanent reminder of a single moment of clumsiness. Check any typical garage floor and you will probably find evidence of stains and spills dotting the surface, impossible [...]

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by The U.S. National Archives Many heavy industrial settings, including paper warehouses, steel and other heavy-weight or high-traffic applications suffer from shaking concrete floors. The source of the vibration is most often caused by rolling equipment crossing expansion joints cut in the concrete when poured. Cement contractors place these expansion joints in the floor in [...]

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