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Prep/Master 2807 Floor Grinder

If you’re looking for a floor grinder that offers a powerful performance while being easy to use in a smaller space, check out the Prep/Master 2807 floor grinder. As part of the popular Prep/Master line of grinding and surface prep equipment from Substrate Technology Inc., the 2807 offers the long-lasting durability, efficiency, and performance you […]

Impacts S210E Shot Blaster for Compact Spaces

The S210E Shot Blaster by Impacts Americas offers a lot of benefits in a compact design. Featuring an efficient design that reduces waste coupled with comfortable operation, this shot blaster is a great option when you need robust performance on smaller projects. To see the S210E in action, check out the video below!  Surface Preparation […]

Discover the Prep/Master 3030 Floor Grinder

The Prep/Master line of surface preparation equipment by Substrate Technology, Inc. is known for their durability, power, and versatility. For large spaces that need intensive preparation, the Prep/Master 3030 Floor Grinder can help you get the job done quickly, saving you time without sacrificing the level of detail you need to make sure the job […]

What You Need to Know About Decorative Concrete Overlays

There are many ways to update the look of your home without making drastic changes that are going to cost you a lot of money. If you’ve noticed the concrete floors in your home are cracked and stained and in need of a makeover, you may want to look into decorative concrete overlays. They can […]

Guide to Shotblasting

When you’re dealing with concrete flooring, you need to first prep the area if you’re planning on adding overlays or any coatings and sealers. The best way to do this is by shot blasting. Shotblasting gives the floor’s surface the rough profile it needs so that coatings and sealers will bond to it. Shotblasting also […]

Using a Modified Densifier Application on Soft Concrete

We have all have encountered it from time to time… the dreaded soft concrete floor! The customer wants it polished — and you immediately want to run! Sometimes, though, a simple modified densifier application process may be all you need to create a polished concrete floor that has good reflectivity, the expected final shine, and […]

From Blasted to Beautiful: Polishing Concrete Severely Damaged by Shot Blasting

Concrete polishing can be a difficult-to-master process because concrete conditions vary widely. In any situation with concrete polishing, an existing surface is smoothed by grinding to reduce all inequalities so that the floor can be consistently polished. Similar to stone polishing, the more perfected the surface is to start with, the better the final result […]

Floor Maintenance vs. Floor Restoration: Knowing When & How to Use Them

As surfaces are used, they become degraded by abrasion, contaminants, and moisture. Depending on the surface and its appropriateness to the environment, maintenance may be required more often to avoid the costly work of restoration. What is Floor Maintenance? To maintain a surface means that the process curates the already performing finish. Work is done […]

Taking the Edge Off: Practical Tips for Grinding Edges

Adequate concrete surface preparation is vitally necessary in order for a coating or adhesive to thoroughly bond to the floor surface, so you definitely don’t want to neglect the edges. In areas where large, walk-behind grinders, scarifiers, or shot blasters can reach, the bigger the machine the more efficient the process. In areas where a […]