High quality resinous flooring doesn’t have to be Gray or Grey.

The first floor I coated was a boiler room for a notable aircraft manufacturer in Savannah, GA.  All these years later Liquid Floors still coats hangars, production areas, and even that boiler room gray, Tennant Coatings Canada Gray to be exact.  No matter the facility or the shade of gray, these floors are common in manufacturing facilities worldwide.  The scope of work goes something like this: Clean and seal existing floor joints. Diamond grind or shot-blast surface to required ASTM standard. Apply epoxy primer or moisture mitigation system. Apply a pigmented epoxy body coat or mortar overlay. If an overlay has been applied an epoxy grout coat will be applied. Screen sand and clean the surface to prepare for topcoat. Apply a pigmented chemical-resistant topcoat. This is a pretty standard project unless you are honoring the joints of the overlay system or installing safety or traffic markings.  Hangar floors have

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Farm to Table Food Safety: How resinous coatings can protect your customers and bottom line.

When the day ends and you fire up the grill or sit down at your favorite restaurant, food safety is most likely not at the top of your priority list.  Sure, most people are washing their hands, keeping raw and cooked food separated, and keeping foods at safe temperatures.  If you go out to a restaurant most check the door for that “A” from the local health department.  All of these are necessary practices to keep our families safe and healthy.  Regardless of who prepares your next meal, is that enough to ensure food safety?  What if the food is contaminated before you ever decide what is on the menu for the evening?    According to the USDA the United States agriculture, food, and related industries contribute roughly $1.53 trillion dollars to U.S GDP.  The output of America’s farms contributes $203.5 billion to this total.  It’s easy to believe these

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Epoxy Floors for Jacksonville’s Aerospace Component Facility.

The foundation of flight safety often has little to do with the aircraft itself or the pilot in the cockpit. Trained technicians working to build the key components to aircraft play a pivotal role in flight safety. From the manufacturing of the fuselage to the specialized avionic microchips, your personnel and manufacturing facility set the stage for flight success. A ten-year study by the FFA revealed that 15% of major aviation accidents were caused by mechanical and maintenance errors. Providing a state-of-the-art manufacturing and maintenance facility is more critical than ever for aircraft manufacturers and airlines. Ensuring the safety of passengers and crew begins on the ground with a clean, well-lit, and safe manufacturing environment. The team at Liquid Floors has more than 20 years of experience providing quality epoxy floors to the aviation industry. When a new component operations facility in Jacksonville, Florida was in search of a durable

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Increase Your Floors Light Reflective Value with Polished Concrete

In a world that is increasingly concerned with energy-saving and green building solutions, lighting systems are changing to meet market demand. Commercial, industrial and retail sectors are all adopting these modern solutions to lower electrical bills and conserve energy. Even with access to modern technology, engineers still find it difficult to predict or control reflection. However, polished concrete finished floors help to increase your building's light reflective value, which lowers the amount of light required to get the desired results. In this post, we look at how you can increase your floor's light value with polished concrete as well as concrete flooring advantages. Levels of Reflectivity on Polished Concrete The levels of reflectivity on polished concrete are measured through the Light Reflectance Value (LRV), which informs how much light polished concrete floor colors bounce back and how much light it can retain. The LRV scale starts from 0% to 100%,

How to Clean and Maintain Epoxy Flooring

Epoxy floors have long been the go-to flooring for manufacturing facilities, warehouses, restaurants, retail stores, and a large variety of other venues. It’s known for its easy installation, durability, and overall ease of maintenance. So how exactly do you keep this type of floor in its prime condition and what's the upkeep like? Let's review the best cleaners and maintenance techniques for taking care of your epoxy floors.  The Maintenance Plan Epoxy coatings are very durable and can withstand a lot of traffic and wear and tear. Just like any other investment in your facility, correct upkeep will extend the life of your floor and its coating. Here are a few things to keep in mind for daily, weekly, and yearly maintenance. Daily Maintenance In terms of daily maintenance, epoxy floors are pretty low-key. They don’t need much, but a daily sweep and mop should be part of the cleaning

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A Guide to Marking Warehouse Floors with Epoxy Coatings

A warehouse floor is a busy place. People moving from one corner to another intermingled, with warehouse machinery sounds like a technological utopia. However, all this interaction without proper demarcation is a recipe for serious accidents and injuries. It's common for warehouses to have floor markings, either by using colored epoxy flooring or high visibility tapes. Any warehouse floor marking helps denote boundaries and object location, direct pedestrian flow, and bring attention to areas requiring extra care for operational and safety reasons. These warehouse floor markings are guided by OSHA floor marking requirements. Let's take a look at what you need for concrete floor marking.   Why Is Floor Marking Important? The single biggest reason is safety for your employees to prevent the expenses that follow injuries, and the potentially life-changing actions that occur after workplace accidents. The floor marking helps identify objects or areas of the warehouse that could pose

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