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#16 Wrinkly metallic floor



Metallic floors are typically demanding and a lot of installers get into trouble with their first few. This particular post is discussing a problematic floor that resulted in a wrinkly finish.





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For over 10 years Sam has been involved in concrete restoration and various flooring solutions using different techniques - polishing, epoxy, sealing, staining, bead blast, grind or etch.


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2nd generation in the industry with over 25 years on the tools. Well respected in the industry and a good candidate for an RFI mentor.



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#18 Simplistic retail floors

We walk on retail floors everytime we go shopping, but does the quality of the floor finish affect your buying decision? Should there be a minimum standard when it comes to the finish?


#17 Metallic flooring design

Metallic resin flooring has come a long way since I started doing them in 2007. However, this is not a flooring system that's easy and many things can go wrong. 


Coving with step

Bob Harris from the Decorative Concrete Institute goes through his process for installing a cove with a step up against the wall.

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