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#15 Sealers


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Sealers are used across most flooring finishes so it can be a very broad topic. In this episode, we are specifically talking about a cafe floor that looks to be insufficiently sealed, which is affecting its appearance and functionality.








Featured Contributors
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Abhay Patwardhan
Business Owner
Site Solution
Mumbai, India

A consultant with 34 years of diverse experience from resins and waterproofing through to intumescent coatings and injection foams.


Nick Megson
Managing Director
Abacus Flooring Solutions
England, UK

Nick has over 34 years in resin flooring and is a proud council member for FeRFA, as well as an advocate for recycling and sustainability.


Bruce Poehlsen
Business Owner
Ring Us Group
Sydney, Australia

Knowledgeable guy that has been in industry for over 20 years. Broad understanding and interest from prep underlayment and coatings through to polishing. Applies his education to challenging jobs.


Michael Dorrough
Business Owner
Queensland Regional Flooring
Queensland, Australia

Experienced floor layer including carpet, vinyl and timber finishing. More recent polished concrete and resin flooring. Now owns and operates a floor covering retail outlet.


Kelsey Buttitta
Applicator Support
Westcoat
San Diego, USA

Has over 5 years in the industry, starting with sales and now enjoying a role as applicator support.


Stephen Hagger
Technical Manager
Retired
Gainsborough, UK

We need people like Stephen who have knowledge on the manufacturing, technical and installation of resin flooring. Another 40 year veteran of the resin flooring industry!

Josh Jones
President
Substrate Technologies Inc
Illinois, USA

With over 29 years of hands-on experience in the concrete prep and polishing, Josh has a lot of valuable insights. His best trait is his willingness to share his lessons.


Mark Barry
Managing Director
Taranis Flooring
Glasgow, Scotland

38 years laying resin floors. He must have great knees and a strong back!! (And a ridiculous amount of knowledge tucked in behind his beard.)


Ben Arnold
Managing Director
Majestic Concrete Coating Ltd
Auckland, New Zealand

12 years in decorative concrete and out running his own company now for over 2 years.



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