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Reducing slip hazards in the workplace

Unsealed or deteriorated concrete flooring increases the risk of slips, trips and falls in the workplace. Trips can occur even if there is a change of one centimetre or less in flooring height, while flooring which is too smooth or glossy can cause slips, especially when there are spillages or other contaminants present. Renewing and [...]

2018-10-10T13:34:42+10:00 September 3rd, 2018|

Tiles, vinyl and epoxy: Considerations when selecting commercial flooring

Whether it be offices, restaurants, medical facilities, retail or storage rooms, floors need to be durable. But each commercial space has different requirements and experience varying conditions, which means not every flooring solution will be right for your needs. Here we look at the pros and cons of three popular options - tiles, vinyl and [...]

2018-05-08T09:26:23+10:00 May 8th, 2018|

Top five reasons to coat your concrete floor

If left unprotected, concrete floors can be exposed to a number of damaging elements, such as heavy traffic, chemical, acids, cleaning products and food, which cause the floor to become unsafe, unhygienic, and unsightly. One way to prevent this from occurring is to coat the concrete with a construction resin.  Here are the top five [...]

2017-08-24T13:21:39+10:00 August 24th, 2017|

Surviving the heat

Since opening in 2010, Argentinian restaurant, Porteño, has been one of Sydney’s most well- known and popular restaurants. In 2016, the owners moved the restaurant to Holt Street, Surry Hills, while keeping the old site at nearby Cleveland Street available for weddings, functions and events. Hychem products were chosen to provide a flooring solution for [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:54+10:00 March 30th, 2017|

Why go local for coating solutions?

Australia is the sixth largest country in the world and has a wide range of climatic zones from tropical, desert, cool temperate and snow. Selecting Australian manufactured construction resins has the advantage of products being designed specifically to suit the country’s varying conditions. This is important as climate can affect the application process of epoxies [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:54+10:00 March 17th, 2017|

Making concrete great again

While concrete is very durable, if left unprotected it can be susceptible to corrosion, dilapidation, cracks and discolouration. When this occurs it can compromise the integrity of the structure, reducing its lifespan and making it an eyesore. However with the correct preparation and surface coating, old and damaged concrete surfaces can be made almost new [...]

2017-08-04T08:39:51+10:00 December 1st, 2016|

Serving up a flooring solution for hospitality

Over the past few years there has been a hospitality boom across Australia with a rising number of cafes, bars and restaurants opening up for business to cater for the growing demand for good food, good coffee and a good time. While this boom has been concentrated in capital cities around Australia, modern bars and [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:54+10:00 October 24th, 2016|

Common mistakes made when choosing a concrete coating

Save time and money on your next installation by avoiding these common mistakes people make when choosing a concrete coating solution. Flooring and waterproofing According to Chris Bauer, Head of Flooring at Hychem, the most common mistake found in Australian flooring and waterproofing applications is coating thickness being underspecified by site designers and engineers. “We [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:55+10:00 May 2nd, 2016|

The dos and don’ts of flooring maintenance

Epoxy flooring solutions require regular cleaning to maintain their lifespan, aesthetic and overall safety. Daily wipe-downs with ingredient specific products, buffing and scrubbing are a number of ways in which this can be achieved. Follow these guidelines for cleaning best practice to achieve the very best floors for many years to come. DO Carry out [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:55+10:00 January 28th, 2016|

Keep it clean! Cleaning best practices for resin flooring

When it comes to floor-care and cleaning, optimal procedures will vary depending on the particular resin and flooring environment.   Keeping ahead of floor-cleaning on a daily basis will ensure that the aesthetics of the area will be maintained, but more importantly the lifespan of your flooring will be increased and it will remain in-line [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:55+10:00 December 8th, 2015|