Straight from the Source

Blog Category

How To’s

Using a Mohs Hardness Kit on Concrete

Before you begin grinding and polishing concrete, it’s necessary to understand the make up and consistency of the substrate. Knowing the hardness of the slab will allow you to make smart decisions and effectively plan the project, including: Whether you should use hard or soft bond tooling; What grit to use to get the polish […]

How to Choose Your Concrete Surface Profile

When you’re planning out your next surface preparation project, you need to know what concrete surface profile you’re trying to achieve before you choose the machine and strategy to do the job. To help you know what CSP you need for your next project and how to get it, we’re doing a break down if […]

How to Use a Shot Blaster

If you have recently purchased a shot blaster or are considering buying one for your surface preparation projects, you want to ensure you’re getting the best possible performance from it. Not only will it last longer, but it will get better results in less time. To help you achieve this goal, we’re walking you through […]

How to Maintain Your Commercial Floor Scraper

Purchasing a commercial floor scraper is an investment in your company by increasing the versatility of work you can do, maximizing productivity, and reducing worker fatigue. We know you want to protect your investment, which is why we’re sharing some maintenance tips to keep your floor scraper functioning optimally for years to come.  It’s important […]

How to Replace Commercial Floor Scraper Blades

Knowing how to replace your commercial floor scraper blade is one of the key pieces of maintenance you have to know. When you’re transporting your floor scraper, to prevent damage or injury, you’ll want to remove the blade and store it separately. Additionally, there are times when you’ll need to replace  ineffective blades, such as […]

How to Use a Commercial Floor Scraper

If you have a large area of flooring to remove, a commercial floor scraper can get the job done in a fraction of the time it takes a manual option. Even better, a commercial scraper eliminates much of the worker fatigue and is effective on a multitude of materials, including mastic, wood, carpet, and thinset. […]

How to Clean Concrete Slurry Fast

If much of your surface preparation tasks involve wet cutting concrete, you know first hand how time consuming and labor intensive cleaning up concrete slurry can be. While that is one problem, the other problem with slurry clean-up is disposal. Concrete slurry can’t simply be poured down a drain and separating the water for reuse […]

How to Remove an Acid Stain from Polished Concrete

While you want your polished concrete to look attractive and smooth for as long as possible, accidents happen, especially in high-traffic areas or commercial work spaces. When working with muriatic acid or other acidic materials, spills can damage your polished concrete, creating unsightly, unattractive spots. Fortunately, just like we can repair and remove scratches and […]