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Do It Yourself Garage Floor Coatings

Do It Yourself Garage Floor Coatings

Garage floor coatings are industrial materials designed to restore your concrete garage floors, modernizing them to satisfy you and your guests. More people everyday are installing garage floor coatings simply because they're easy to install, affordable and require minimal maintenance. Upgrades to garage floor surfaces have also become increasingly popular because there are several styles and designs that are guaranteed to appeal to any design preference. There is no longer a need to abuse natural resources like granite, wood and marble because concrete coatings are taking over the world.
Preferences for Garage Floor Coatings Flake/ Vinyl Chip Systems - By far the most trending garage floor choice you can select from, these flake/ vinyl chip systems deliver a preserved surface that delivers durability and slip resistance for garage floors. Choose from an array of unique color chip combinations that are covered with a UV resistant protective to…
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Comparing Concrete Floors to Carpet, Hardwood and Tile Floors

Comparing Concrete Floors to Carpet, Hardwood and Tile Floors In the past, practically everyone thought of hardwood, tile or carpet as an ideal alternative to their flooring options, and undoubtedly they have proven themselves by serving a major purpose to our living circumstances for so many decades. However, with the newest advancements in today's flooring industry we cannot deny that things have had major transitions. For centuries concrete has been used for building and structural purposes, but it has come a long way since then. Concrete is a versatile building material that can be decorated and maneuvered to our desire, providing us with a durable, yet cost effective solution for our flooring obstacles. Listed below are a few comparisons for concrete flooring to other traditional floor choices:
Concrete Floors vs. Carpet Floors - Carpet flooring seems lovely due to the soft and luscious materials used in them, however depending on your daily lifestyle, carpets often require a…

What Happens When Glitter is Applied to Your Epoxy Coating Systems?

What Happens When Glitter is Applied to Your Epoxy Coating Systems?
Epoxy coatings create a beautiful, high gloss seamless surface that delivers durability, but have you ever contemplated a way to further brighten those surfaces? Xtreme's diverse selection of polyester glitters add a dazzling sparkle enhancing any epoxy coating design. What Kind of Glitter Can Be Used inside an Epoxy Coating? Industrial glitter is not your standard shelf bought or craft store glitter. Xtreme Polishing Systems supplies a special polyester glitter that is highly resistant to most common commercial solvents and can be used with most solvent, acrylic, vinyl and gel systems. Applying regular craft glitter to an epoxy coating application will just burn up and disintegrate the glitter so we recommend using our industrial glitters when applying epoxy coatings. Industrial glitter is easy and fast to apply and is ideal for industrial, commercial and residential environments. This includes floors, countertops, …

Moisture Vapor Control Barriers for Concrete Floors

Moisture Vapor Control Barriers for Concrete Floors
When concrete floors are located in garages or a sub-level like basements, they may be exposed to moisture. Dampness problems are among the most frequent problems encountered in commercial spaces and residences. Damp proofing is necessary when controlling moisture and by applying a moisture vapor barrier coating you are securing a damp proof concrete floor.
Moisture vapor barrier systems reduce the permanence of moisture vapor through concrete substrates which ultimately provides greater flexibility for new construction projects, minimizes facility down time, simplifies application and enables durable solutions.
Xtreme Polishing Systems supplies excellent moisture blocking products that's guaranteed to reduce labor costs and save you money:
Vapor Reduction Membrane Kit - is a 100% solids, 2-part epoxy coating specifically designed for controlling the moisture vapor emission rate from new or existing slab on grade construction and …

Concrete Floors inside Hangars

Concrete Floors Inside Hangars

Concrete floors inside of hangars will usually take a beating over time. Between all the foot traffic, chemicals, trucks, tools and of course airplanes, that are constantly weathering the surface of the floor from continually entering and exiting can eventually have a major impact on the surface durability. Hangars are just houses for your precious and extravagant items so it is necessary to be sure that the surfaces in your hangars are resistant enough to survive even the toughest elements and able to protect all your valuables.
Concrete Coatings and Polished Concrete Solutions for Hangars Hangars, especially aviation hangars experience multiple flooring challenges, so a low cost maintenance floor like polished concrete is most suitable for hangar settings. Polished concrete for hangars is becoming increasingly popular because of its durability and high shine reflectivity. Another extremely reliable and economical flooring solution for hangar floors a…

Utilize your Polished Concrete Floors in your Basement

Utilize your Polished Concrete Floors in your Basement
Utilizing your basements is a phenomenal way to optimize your living spaces. These unoccupied basements are practically begging you to turn them into an epic entertainment room. Having a small basement doesn't necessarily mean you should overlook the opportunity to expand your living space either. It may be the thing you didn't know you wanted! This new found basement space could include your exercise equipment, a spare office room for your business or studies, or it could just become something personal like your own awesome man/ woman cave. Let's discuss some essential tips and suggestions to ensure you create a functional and manageable space.
Why Concrete Flooring? The first thing to consider when expanding your living area into your basement is knowing what material is most suitable to use for the foundation. Concrete has long been known to be one of the strongest building materials ever created, but are people awa…

How To Incorporate Glitter into Epoxy Coatings

How To Incorporate Glitter into Epoxy Coatings
For the people who prefer a shiny and sparkly atmosphere, our polyester glitter is the perfect choice for your resin finishes. These glitters provide you with an opportunity to have some harmless fun. Glitter gives recognition to the loud and outgoing personalities that surround us daily so why not embrace them more?
What Makes Industrial Glitter so Indestructible? Industrial glitter is much different than your standard shelf-bought or craft glitter. Xtreme's industrial glitters are made of polyester which prevents it from melting when being applied to an epoxy coating. It is highly resistant to most common commercial solvents and can be used with most acrylic, vinyl and gel systems as well.
After you have properly mixed your epoxy coating you will add your bag of industrial glitter and your pigment of choice into Part A of your epoxy mixture, Once the pigments and glitter are completely incorporated into the mixture you will then …