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How To Transform Your Basement Into A Pleasant Common Room

There are a multitude of rooms in your home, however when you're seeking a comfortable and pleasant common room you're probably not thinking about your basement as being one of those choices. Typically, the words that are associated with a basement are words like dark, gloomy or "dungeon-like", which doesn't sound very pleasant at all. These neglected spaces can completely transform with just a few simple additions and with the proper planning, guidance and resources, Xtreme Polishing Systems will assist you every step of the way in converting your basement into a satisfying living space.

Beginning The Process
As given in any type of renovation procedure, the foundation is always the first and most important concern. Your floors set the tone for any room in your house or business so preparing the surface properly is a crucial matter to consider.
PLEASE NOTE: Every basement will variate in properties, so common additions include new walls, lighting, doors, heating …

The Industry’s One Stop Shop for Concrete Construction and Home Improvement Products

New and innovative products for concrete polishing and home improvement are benefiting us worldwide. Our main purpose at Xtreme Polishing Systems is to provide the industry with a superior blend of concrete construction and home improvementproducts.
What Do We Supply?Xtreme Polishing Systems is a manufacturer and authorized distributor of professional concrete surface preparation tooling, equipment and concrete polishing products. Our company ships all of our products domestically and internationally. We also provide training courses for concrete polishing and epoxy coatings for anybody who is seeking to excel in this industry.
We specialize in:Concrete GrindersConcrete PolishersPolishing PadsAbrasivesConcrete DensifiersConcrete SealersConcrete Cleaners & DegreasersEpoxy CoatingsPolyaspartic/ PolyureaDyes & StainsJoint Fillers & RepairMagnetic Plates & AdaptorsDust ShroudsCup WheelsHand-Held GrindersOverlayments/ Micro toppingsPump Sprayers/ ApplicatorsFloor ScrapersIn…

Concrete Cleaning Chemicals

No matter where you are, your concrete takes a lot of abuse, including concrete pavements, parking lots and driveways. Oil, rust, graffiti and heavy foot traffic are common forms of abuse these foundations endure on a regular basis. Imagine spending your valuable time and money on renovations and home improvement and the end result still eventually end up stained. Xtreme Polishing Systems supplies a purposeful selection of Concrete Cleaning Chemicals designed for these floor maintenance issues.

It's extremely important to understand the extended variety of Concrete Cleaning Chemicals that are specifically designed to remove contamination and available for you to use, because ultimately obtaining this useful knowledge will save you a lot of time, money and effort.
Types of CleanersAlkaline Cleaners - Alkaline degreaser have a very high efficiency in removing grease and oil from the affected area. These Chemical Cleaning Productsemulsify the oil, and with the help of hot water, it …

Polyaspartic Floor Coatings for Garage Floors

Your garage floors can oftentimes be forgotten or may seem like a nuisance to you. Xtreme Polishing Systems offers reliable garage floor coatings that will transform your garage space into a pleasant and stunning environment. Our selection of garage floor coatings were precisely developed for harsh and industrial settings.

What is Polyaspartic/ Polyurea?
Polyaspartic/ Polyurea garage floor coatings are chemically resistant, quick drying and exceptionally tough building materials. Polyaspartic floor coatings are chemically designed to completely seal and protect the surface of your floors. They're resistant to hot tires, making them an ideal flooring option for residential and commercial garages. Also, if you're interested in achieving a beautiful and aesthetically pleasing floor surface you can incorporate a decorative flake application before your clear protective topcoat, for example HP SpartacoteSparta-Quartz Systems or Sparta-Chip Systems.

Common Applications:
Parking garages…

How To Grind Concrete Surfaces

Are you looking for solutions on 'How To Grind Concrete Surfaces'Xtreme Polishing Systems provides fast solutions for smoothing out irregularities in concrete surfaces. With more than 30 years experience, our professionals at Xtreme Polishing Systems are available to assist you in getting rid of old, dusty looking floors and refinishing them into a beautiful surface. Using a variety of powerful concrete floor grinders that grind down the concrete, removing bumps, graffiti, worn coatings, etc. you can ultimately achieve any desired level of shine.

Surface Preparation: 
We begin by examining the concrete surface for any holes or cracks that need to be patched. The holes are filled with concrete patch compounds at least twenty-four to forty eight hours before grinding the concrete.

Grinding Methods: Wet and Dry
There are two types of grinding methods: wet grinding and dry grinding. When dry grinding, a vacuum is used to extract the dust from the floor, while wet grinding impleme…

Epoxy For Garage Floors

Do you want your garage floors to shine like your car does? Xtreme Polishing Systems supplies an industrial-grade epoxy coatings and polyaspartic top coats that are designed to sustain heavy traffic, and wear and tear on your garage floors.

With more than 30 years of experience, on and off the field, and also supplying the industry with the most reliable and professional products, materials and equipment, you're truly guaranteed to produce a beautiful DIY masterpiece! We're here to ensure you receive the highest quality epoxy resin materials, while guiding you step by step along the way, making sure the material is properly applied to your garage floor, thus yielding a spectacular finish.

Epoxy Floor Coatings:
Delivers a strong, reliable and aesthetic coatingNo hot tire pickup w/ protective topcoatDozens of color options are availableProvides protection against spills, oil, grease, petro chemicals, wear and tear, etc.Epoxy Application Process on a Garage Floor:
First, you must e…

Concrete Densifiers/ Chemical Floor Hardeners

Chemical Floor Densifiers/ Hardenersare a ready to use, non-metallic, floor and surface hardeners based on organic and natural aggregates. It provides wear resistance to concrete surfaces, extending the service life for industrial, commercial and residential settings. The floors are rendered tough, wear resistant, dust free, physiologically harmless and above all durable with ease of maintenance. It provides the best scratch resistant protection to your concrete surface and is suitable for a variety of floors including warehouses, hangers, etc.

Concrete Densifier/ Hardener is a unique combination of selected cementitious binders modified by polymers (to impart the mix plasticity and high strength) blended with well-graded, natural hard aggregates. The grading is most critical and ensures maximum possible surface density for old or new concrete floors. The bond is absolutely incredible with its increased wear and impact resistance.
Advantages
One of the greatest advantages of chemical flo…

How To Remove Mastic Off A Concrete Floor

Before we get to understand 'how to remove mastic off the concrete floor' let us first get to know what mastic is exactly.

Mastic adhesive or glue is usually an industrial/ constructive adhesive or ceramic tile adhesive. It is basically in thin liquid, thick glue or paste form used to stick ceramic or wooden tiles to the floors. It creates a seal making the floor waterproof and thereby is an ideal choice for bathrooms, kitchens and ducts. At times, it is spilled or dropped onto the tiled, wooden or concrete floors and has to be removed to maintain the beauty of the floors - of course, the stained floors seems to be a cosmetic nuisance.

Although it is strictly advised to wipe off the mastic before it dries, in case it is not removed, you should hire professionals to bring back your floors to sparkling lean looks.

Xtreme Polishing Systems could be your choice to make your job easier and quicker!
Since regular cleaning agents such as mild detergent solution fail to remove hardene…

Residue Shroud - Keeping It Clean!

Usually, when we use angle grinders to cut or grind, it ends up with the entire place getting covered in dust, making the entire ordeal of cleaning and maintenance seem like an uphill task. However, there are certain tools and machines that help in reducing the spread of dust, one of them being a dust shroud for grinders.

A dust shroud for grinders is like a chamber that’s built around the abrasive that helps in capturing the dust particles that is being generated by the tool at that given point in time; all of this being done with the assistance of a vacuum. Most of the dust shrouds seal the shroud from the base or the surface itself, but once the vacuum is turned on, the shroud can turn suction- like which may lock or stick itself to the surface, thereby causing complete damage.

A dust shroud for grinders is ideally used by moving it on top and around the place where the tile or the flooring is to be removed. The process, too, is simple- just switch it on, and move it in or around …

Choosing the Right Concrete Tooling Manufacturer

What is Concrete?Concrete is used in practically every form of construction in today's industries. Concrete is a composite material of coarse aggregate that's bonded together with a flowing cement. Concrete implements strength, density, as well as chemical and thermal resistance, AND pleases us with an essentially natural looking form. Concrete is one of the most ingenious inventions known to man and it didn't take long before it dominated today's ever-changing flooring industry.

When concrete is being mixed, before it's spread on the floor, it's churned vigorously with water. This rotating motion ensures ease when mixing the concrete and water properly. The churning action will also eliminate the formation of any air bubbles within the mix. It is necessary to remove all air bubbles as these can be later lead to fractures in the concrete. If it's not treated in time, these fractures could develop into large cracks. Once the slab is poured and completely dry…

How To Shine A Concrete Floor

Whether it's an existing concrete floor, indoors or outdoors, concrete floors are loved for their spectacular shine and beautiful appearance. However, the fact is that they might attract dirt and grunge (even though gradually), they do need to be cleaned every periodically. This is to ensure that your floors remain a lustrous look forever!

Xtreme Polishing Systems provides professional concrete polishing products, as well as residential and commercial equipment, concrete chemicals and MORE! We have exquisite industry experience and our professionals are trained to deliver the customer service and guidance you're seeking to prepare and execute your concrete floor from start to finish.

Due to the recent developments and advanced techniques in the concrete polishing industry, we guarantee to provide the proper protective sealer products to help your floors shine more than you could ever imagine; shining like linoleum or granite.

First and the foremost, any cracks or holes in the …

Understanding the A to Z of Epoxy Floor

Epoxy floors offer a reliable and durable surface for commercial and industrial flooring. Epoxy floorcoatings are normally applied over concrete floors to provide a high performance, smooth and durable surface that can last many years or withstand heavy loads. Many industrial buildings, warehouses, and commercial buildings require to have epoxy floors as they need to maintain the floors in perfect conditions, and the only way or easiest way is by having epoxy floors.

Epoxy Floor Coatings
An epoxy coating will need a slightly porous and cleaned surface to adhere properly. It is important to patch and repair all major cracks and chips before applying the epoxy. Epoxy coating shall not be applied over smooth concrete and the surface must be old enough to ensure a better adherence. Be sure to removeall grease before applying the coating. Test the surface for previous layers of epoxy or other products that might have been applied over the years.

To test for sealant, pour a small amount of w…

How To Clean Concrete Floors

Are you unsatisfied with the finish of your concrete floors? Are you wondering how to clean concrete floors, slabs or countertops? Contact Xtreme Polishing Systems - we will make every effort to improve the looks of concrete floors. Be it patios, sidewalks, driveways or front offices our professionals, who hold an experience of many years, bring your floors back to life safely and naturally!

Concrete floors get dirty easily. Although they take up dirt very gradually, they need to be cleaned at regular intervals. They take up a lot of grime from dirty, oily cars parked in driveways; spilled grease and so on. Cleaning them periodically will add to their everlasting beauty as well as extend their life.
Xtreme Polishing Systems has conquered the industry for more than 30 years following a proper method to restore that 'new' look of concrete floors.

The professionals first and foremost determine which tools and cleaners will be the best suited for cleaning your particular types of …

Dust Shrouds for Floor Grinders

A dust shroud is a system used to control dust at the point of origin with the help of grinding. These shrouds can be fitted to most popular brands of hand held angle grinders. When these shrouds are fitted to popular brands of hand held angle grinder it becomes a piece of equipment that fits onto the gear housing bearing box of an angle grinder. A vacuum system is attached which helps in extracting the dust while grinding.

Types of Shroud: 4", 5" & 7" Dust Buddie
The Dust Buddie is the pro contractor's choice for dust control, especially when using a hand grinder for decorative concrete is used for crack chasing, tuck pointing and cutting. It is made of durable polycarbonate which provides the contractors with the durability they need to hold up in the most extreme working environments. It is a clear shroud so it provides contractors with the visibility they need for optimal control. The cutting depth guide is easy to adjust and essential when performing high q…

Concrete Floor Polishing Machines

Floor polishers are ideal for shining up a floor. As long as you are careful and follow directions, your floor polishing experience should be good. Floor polishers tend to be heavy and can run off on their own if they are not held firm and secure. Because the placement of the handle determines the direction the machine goes in, it will take some practice to adequately work the machine.
Floor polishers are versatile floor refinishing machines that operate by using rotating brushes or pads to scrub, polish or buff a floor to maintain its appearance. There are a range of alternative attachments for different floor surfaces, so they are quite a versatile cleaning machine.

Different types of floor polishers
The number of brushes can vary on floor polishers. A two brush polisher will be lightweight and suitable for small areas such as most residential properties, with a three brush polisher ideally matched for medium-sized areas such as  commercial shops or offices. There are a range of indu…

How To Acid Stain A Floor

The acid stained floor process, often termed as ‘colored concrete’, is one of the most popular applications to add dramatic effects to a concrete floor. The application can be viewed as an ideal alternative to carpeted or tiled floors, as it gives a depth of color to the floor by combining different colors and techniques. It actually results in uneven coloration of the concrete floors making different patterns.

Xtreme Polishing Systems brings to you a complete guide on ‘how to acid stain concrete floors’.

Taking precautionary measures:
Before starting to acid stain the floors, we remove all the baseboard and trim work to avoid damage. The wall and the exposed lower cabinets are covered with at least 12 inch masking paper.

Preparing the surface:
Floors are washed away with water to confirm they are not sealed. Grease and oil spots are removed by using sandpaper, floor sanders or chemical strippers. Acrylic patches are repaired using acrylic patches. We usually tend to avoid any uneven co…

Understanding Epoxy Coatings

Floors are usually something to which we don’t pay much attention unless something is wrong with them and yet they are an essential part of workday productivity and safety. You may want to consider an alternative flooring option for your facility and its potential impact. One of these options is epoxy floor coatings.

Epoxy is an adhesive that is susceptible to reactions with other chemicals. When applying an epoxy, it is mixed with a hardening agent that causes it to become very strong adhesive resistant to weathering and other chemicals. It is almost impossible to separate two agents that have been bound together by epoxy coatings. This makes an epoxy finish extremely durable, serviceable and stable. Learn how epoxy coatings can be used to benefit your business by reviewing the following.
Epoxy coating products are used frequently in the automotive and aeronautical industries.Various businesses employ epoxy coatings for specific industry uses and needs.Epoxy enamel is utilized in the…

Chemical Floor Hardeners

Understanding the A to Z of Chemical Floor Hardeners
Chemical floor hardeners are commonly used to chemically seal and harden the concrete floorings. These chemical products act as a sealant hydrating to make a great impact and strengthen the flooring permanently.

Irrespective the chemical floor hardeners variations to choose from, it’s vital to understand the benefits and features they come associated with, such as reduced dusting, higher gloss impression, and a longer life expectancy of the concrete floor. Initially, people were skeptical when it comes to using densifiers. After all, how can a liquid sealant with an appearance of water change the properties of concrete?

Understanding the Basics of Chemical Floor Hardeners
These chemical floor hardeners are formulated out of chemical reactive products which help in hardening the concrete surface. The hardeners are ready to use for one can use directly in his/her DIY projects. These are liquid based and comes with easy to …