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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|

A flexible solution for plywood floors

Plywood is not your typical flooring substrate to apply epoxy on. While adhesion to the substrate is not a problem with correct preparation, flexibility and movement are. In order to apply epoxy to plywood, clients need to work closely with the manufacturer and applicator to ensure they are getting a solution that works best for [...]

2018-08-31T08:54:49+10:00 August 31st, 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|

Three considerations for choosing the right concrete coating

Coating can increase the performance and longevity of concrete floors by providing chemical resistance, protecting them from deterioration and adding to the aesthetics of a room. In order to get the greatest benefit, a number of considerations need to be made when selecting the right flooring solution for a project. Assessing the environmental conditions Concrete, [...]

2018-02-19T13:38:01+10:00 January 22nd, 2018|

Reducing the risk of concrete coating failure

Concrete coating failure occurs when the coating separates from the concrete surface, causing cracking, flaking and bubbling. Not only will this prevent the coating from protecting the concrete which leads to deterioration, but this also causes the surface to become unattractive and at worst it can cause health and safety issues. Here, we look at [...]

2018-02-19T13:31:43+10:00 January 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|

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|

Reducing indoor air pollution for more hygienic schools

While many people are aware that outdoor air pollution can impact their health, few consider the health effects of indoor air pollution. Therefore, when choosing a flooring solution, schools need to be aware of how different materials will impact on indoor air quality and the health of those who work and study there. Impact on [...]

2016-12-02T10:10:51+10:00 November 30th, 2016|

Keeping on track with sports flooring

When it comes to sports flooring it is important to consider how the different properties and attributes of the chosen surface will impact the game being played on it . Whether you are building a new sporting facility or refurbishing an old one, choosing the right surface can help keep the people playing on it on [...]

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