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#7 Flaking the bullnose

Most garage floors have a step down under the roller door or a transition to the driveway.
This transition is generally curved and is often referred to as a bull-nose. Preparing and
applying flake flooring on a bull-nose can be tricky, so in this episode we
discuss the various keys to success and what to look out for.

What's covered in this episode:

Describing a bullnose and where you find one (0:40)

Making sure the flake can stick (2:20)

To charge or not to charge for extra preparation (3:35)

Poor adhesion – bad timing or rough profile? (8:46)

Impact and the importance of a strong bullnose (12:21)

Do you need to coat a bullnose at all? (13:19)

Value of shared experience and best practices (15:53)

Featured Contributors
Quick Intro

Tim Endersby
Business Owner
Epoxy Flooring Ltd
Auckland, New Zealand

After spending a dozen years in the super yacht industry, Tim has given up his sea legs and looked to dive into the world of epoxy coatings. With 4 years experience, he has shaken off the novice tag and is starting to deep dive into the industry.

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.

Robert Higgins
Business Owner
Florida, USA

Spent 25 years as a product development chemist before moving into the specialist field of moisture and concrete technology. A very knowledgeable man who constantly challenges my assumptions in this field.

Yanick Croteau
Tech Support
Sherwin Williams
Quebec, Canada

Nearly 30 years in the coatings industry. Proud to hold a handful of coating and inspection certificates and volunteer his time for NACE in various roles.

Josh Jones
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.

Roland Best
Tech Support
Victoria, Canada

25 years in the building materials sector, with the last 10 years in resin flooring. Applying his engineering degree in the every day world of project support.

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.

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