Now that most of the country is experiencing chilly winter weather, it’s time to consider how the drop in temperature can affect applying epoxy floor coatings. Cold temperatures can extend the pot life of epoxy floor coatings, but also cause a slower full cure. This can lengthen the time you have to wait between applying … Continue reading “How Cold Weather Affects Applying Floor Coating”
Tips and Tricks by Versatile Building Products
A new and simple solution for the hammer tone design on your floor! The eFx pack is a blend of ultra-low VOC solvents and special additives to create a consistent hammer tone look over the lava flow®. Application is as simple as it gets and when used with the HD B component the results achieved … Continue reading “Lava Flow® eFx Packs are Now Shipping”
Fumed silica is an extremely fine powder used in the epoxy business as a universal thickener. It can be added to epoxy coatings during the mixing process to obtain a thicker material that resists dripping and sagging during the application process.
Hot Weather Installation Tips Summer conditions can lead to an array of problems for high performance floor installations due to the rise in temperature. Changes in the mixing and application processes of epoxy, polyurethane, and polyaspartic floor coatings are needed to ensure that the job is completed correctly. We will discuss a few topics and … Continue reading “Hot Weather Tips”
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This tip provides an easy way to install cabinets that are level every time. It is especially helpful if you are hanging cabinets as a single installer. Purchase a laser level guide and set it up in the room so that it can show a laser line on all 4 walls. This will save a … Continue reading “Cabinet Installation Tips”
Here are some images of the Lava Flow Metallic Epoxy Jimmy covered in the workshop. The Angels decal was add to give the floor a personal touch. Check out the upcoming training workshops. Epoxy Flooring workshop May 2016 Adding the Angels Graduating Class of May 2016
Want to know how to correctly prep your floor before grinding? If you like the video or would like submit an idea for future videos be sure to leave a comment below.
Having trouble with material pot life during the summer? Follow these tips to make installation a bit easier during those hot summer days. If you like the video or would like submit an idea for future videos be sure to leave a comment below.
Taping and masking is often neglected when it comes to prep work, but it could be the difference between a mediocre and spectacular epoxy floor. Contractors have different taping methods that work well for them. Here are some basic tips and tricks that we use at Versatile Building Products to help during and after the … Continue reading “Taping and Masking off Areas for Clean Lines by Jimmy McGhee”