CPC Floor Coatings Blog

Refinishing options for older concrete floors

Posted by Jeremy Gillespie on Jul 19, 2017 4:38:54 PM

If you’re remodeling an existing facility or renovating an older building, chances are you have a concrete floor in need of refinishing. Perhaps it’s badly stained or cracked, or maybe it’s just lackluster and needs an upgrade to fit into your company’s updated look.

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Topics: Industrial Floor Coatings, Urethane Coatings, Epoxy Coatings, Concrete Polishing

How paint and floor coatings can make your parking garage safer

Posted by Jeremy Gillespie on Jun 14, 2017 10:31:00 AM

Ever walk through a dark and dingy parking garage at night? It’s not a situation most of us feel safe or comfortable in. But if you manage a parking garage as part of your academic campus, medical facility, or shopping center, keep in mind that the state of your garage directly affects how secure your customers or clients feel when visiting you!

You want to keep the people who patronize your business safe. A simple renovation step that can improve the perceived and actual safety of your garage is to apply new paint and a protective floor coating. Here’s why it makes a difference:

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Topics: Work Safety, Industrial Floor Coatings

Best Practices for Floor Coating Installation

Posted by Jamie Gillespie on Jun 17, 2016 10:01:48 AM

Industrial floor coatings have many benefits that can all be obtained as long as the industrial floor coating installation process follows best practices. Without knowledge, discipline, patience or thoroughness, an industrial floor coating will fail prematurely or not give the expected level of performance.

To educate our audience on how the professionals go about installing an industrial floor coating in order to maximize performance, here are seven of the best practices they follow:

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Topics: Industrial Floor Coatings

Flooring and Concrete Sealers: Which One Is the Best?

Posted by Jamie Gillespie on Jun 15, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Deciding on the best concrete sealer product can often be a difficult and confusing task. The truth is that no one sealer product is hands-down “best” since they all have their advantages and disadvantages.

Read on to discover what these strengths and weaknesses are so that you can select the perfect concrete sealer for your job’s needs.

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Topics: Industrial Floor Coatings

The Best Floor Coating for Your Industry

Posted by Jamie Gillespie on Mar 24, 2016 1:37:00 PM

Industrial site owners or managers interested in improving their flooring’s performance while reducing risks associated with their industry would consider an industrial floor coating a sound investment. They can ensure that they get the maximum benefits possible according to their industry by consulting the floor coating recommendations below.

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Topics: Industrial Floor Coatings

Why Does an Epoxy Floor Coating Bubble?

Posted by Jamie Gillespie on Mar 4, 2016 9:08:01 AM

Nothing can be more frustrating than investing your time and money into something that seemingly doesn’t work. While epoxy floor coatings have a number of great benefits, including their durability, cost-effectiveness, and array of available colors, they do have the tendency to bubble when not applied correctly.

What causes these unsightly bubbles, and how can they be prevented?

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Topics: Industrial Floor Coatings

How Long Will It Take To Repair My Industrial Floor Coatings?

Posted by Jamie Gillespie on Feb 19, 2016 9:00:00 AM

clock-650753_1920.jpgThough industrial flooring solutions will last as long as you maintain them well, there still will come a time when these surfaces need to be replaced. Whether you are doing so for cosmetic reasons or to repair flooring with compromised integrity, the amount of time these projects can take will vary.

Here’s the process of what happens when you replace industrial flooring, and how long it might halt regular productions in your facility.

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Topics: Industrial Floor Coatings

Concrete Resurfacing Solutions for Industrial Facilities

Posted by Jamie Gillespie on Jan 19, 2016 10:05:10 AM

If it is time to resurface your industrial facility’s concrete floor, you might be wondering what your options are. When you start the process of choosing the right industrial floor coating for your business, you'll have to consider things like the type of business that runs in your facility, and how much foot traffic there is on a daily basis. Here’s more on the concrete resurfacing solutions available for South Carolina industrial facility owners, so that you can choose the best surface for you. 

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Topics: Industrial Floor Coatings

Choosing The Best Flooring For High Traffic Areas

Posted by Jamie Gillespie on Jan 12, 2016 11:02:10 AM

Industrial and commercial floors take serious abuse. Daily foot traffic, heavy machinery, large equipment, and constantly-moving inventory can all wear it down bit by bit, eventually causing areas of noticeable damage.

If you are an industrial or commercial site owner (whether it's a retail space, manufacturing plant, warehouse, or another type of facility), then you have the monumental task of selecting a flooring option that can withstand high levels of daily wear and tear. Here are some of the options and their varying levels of suitability:

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Topics: Industrial Floor Coatings

Understanding Electrostatic Dissipative Flooring and ESD

Posted by Jamie Gillespie on Dec 22, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is a major profit killer in the electronics industry. Businesses that store, handle, manufacture, or otherwise interact with electronic products on a regular basis run the risk of damaging them when an ESD event occurs. Just the tiniest of ESD shocks — so small that the human nervous system cannot detect it — can be enough to cause harm or completely destroy exposed or under-insulated circuit boards when they are handled by employees.

To combat this danger and plug up a major source of leaking revenue, electronics companies and companies that interact with microchip-enabled consumer products must find ways to prevent ESD events from happening. One of the most comprehensive methods for reducing or eliminating ESDs is by using electrostatic dissipative flooring.

In order to better understand ESD and electrostatic dissipative flooring we've answered several of our most frequently-asked questions:

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Topics: Industrial Floor Coatings, Electrostatic Dissipative Flooring