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#5 Caulking under
skirting boards


Resin flooring experts from around the world share their views and experience
on caulking under skirting boards.




What's covered in this episode:

What’s the problem? (1:00)

Caulking spots or the full perimeter? (3:10)

The case for not caulking (7:15)

What really decides if you caulk or not (11:50)

Better outcomes through skirting board design (18:40)

The need for screed (20:50)

Recap of caulking options – before vs after (26:10)







Featured Contributors
Quick Intro


Tony Junior Paulo
Business Owner
Shield Set Solutions
Sydney, Australia

Tony takes pride at having diverse capability in resin flooring, from food processing to metallics. His company refer to themselves as the Epoxy Blacksmiths.


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.


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.


Clare Piper
Business Owner
Southern Epoxy flooring
Victoria, Australia


With a little over 3 years in the industry, Clare may be considered a newcomer but her desire to learn and progress so far are a credit to this "Tradie Lady".


Clayton Shull
Business Owner
All Flooring Inspector
Vancouver, Canada


Starting from 15 years of hands-on experience, Clayton has developed into a qualified inspector passionate about determining the root cause of flooring complaints and failures.


Mark Barry
Managing Director
Taranis Flooring
Glasgow, Scotland

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

Paul Koury
President
Westcoat Speciality Coatings
California, USA


Paul started in concrete resurfacing over 40 years ago with installing epoxy pebble and waterproofing. Having moved to the manufacturing side of the desk, he prides himself and his company on raising the bar on industry standards.


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!



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