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What Is a Carbide Scraper Blade?

Removing adhesive or a coating from your concrete slab is a challenging project, especially if you don’t want to avoid leaving a scratch pattern or do a full grind and profile. Choosing the right tooling for this task is key to getting the results you want in a shorter period of time, and often, a […]

What Should I Charge for Polished Concrete

At Buy Manufacturers Direct, we are often asked what a good rate to charge for polished concrete is. While there’s no set answer (wouldn’t that make things easier?), I want to use my own experiences as an example of what NOT to do when it comes to setting your prices. Factor in Overhead This is […]

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 […]

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 […]