If your garage floor is currently a polished concrete surface, and you’d like to apply an epoxy coating, getting long-lasting, durable results requires more steps than you may realize. To help you get a professional outcome, we’re walking you through how to prepare a slab and install a polyaspartic epoxy coating on your garage floor. […]
Epoxy coatings are an excellent way to elevate the look of a concrete garage floor. The epoxy is available in a variety of colors, and a decorative flake can be added for an aesthetic boost. It also protects the concrete from chips, cracks, and stains while making the slab easier to clean and maintain. In […]
Learn how to prime your concrete slab to extend the life of a polishable concrete overlay.
When you want to restore the look of polished concrete, you may be considering one of two options. First is a topical treatment to smooth and shine the concrete slab, which is quick, convenient, and has a low cost. The second option is to mechanically polish the concrete by grinding the slab, adding grout, and […]
Epoxy garage floors are growing in popularity both for residential and commercial use. It’s no surprise why – epoxy offers an attractive, customizable appearance that’s easy to clean and maintain and is more comfortable to walk on than bare concrete. However, an improperly applied epoxy coating will peel, crack, and chip not long after it’s […]
Want to recoat an existing epoxy surface without taking it down to bare concrete – we’re sharing the tools and techniques to do it right.
Smith Paint Products specializes in decorative concrete coatings, industrial coatings, and specialized paint products, but that only scratches the surface of what makes this company so unique and why we are proud to sell their products. Founded in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1929, they started as a paint manufacturing company supplying the region with high-quality coatings […]
Applying a thick, epoxy coating to a concrete floor is an excellent way to make your floors more durable and impact resistant while also offering an anti-fatigue cushioning. When you’re applying an epoxy coating, it is absolutely essential to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines, especially regarding thickness and surface preparation. We will go into more detail […]
If you want to quickly and effectively remove even the thickest epoxy coatings, a scarifier is an excellent option. Equipped with hard, durable cutting tools, they can “chew” through asphalt, concrete, and thick coatings so it can be profiled and recoated or painted. To remove a thick coating with a scarifier and apply a fresh […]