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How To Prepare Concrete Floors For Topcoats

How To Prepare Concrete Floors For Topcoats   There are three things to address before applying a topcoat to any concrete floor… Contaminants, moisture, and pH. Contaminants can be anything from dust and dirt to grease, mold, mildew and other topical sealants. These need to be removed before any topical sealant can properly adhere to…

How to permanently seal grout.

How To Seal Grout

How To Seal Grout Permanently   Grout is an extremely porous substrate and collects stains, dirt, and mold quickly if it is not properly sealed. You can get unwanted urine smells in bathrooms, stains on kitchen floors, and mold growth in shower stalls. You can prevent this from happening by properly sealing your grout. It’s…

Epoxy Floor Coating

Epoxy Floor Coatings

Epoxy Floor Coatings – Cost, Advantages, and Installation   This article I found on Angie’s List talks about the advantages of epoxy floor coatings on concrete. It’s a good article that goes over the basics about epoxy coatings. I would add that when applying epoxies to concrete along with using Creto Deep Penetrating Sealer you…

How to permanently waterproof a elevator pit.

Elevator Pit Waterproofing

Elevator Pit Waterproofing   Elevators pits can be susceptible to flooding and water leakage because of the fact that the pits are usually one of the lowest points in a building and therefor below grade. Water can seep into the pit and pool there causing damage to the concrete foundation and to the elevator equipment.…

How to permanently stop moisture and water damage in concrete.

Solve Moisture Problems in Concrete Basements

Solve Moisture Problems in Concrete Basements   Are you experiencing moisture problems in your basement or concrete slabs? We solve moisture problems! Today we are seeing more and more problems due to moisture in basements or concrete floors. Does your basement or floor show any sign of moisture after each rain or heavy snow melt? …

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How to Resurface Worn Concrete

How to Resurface Worn Concrete   I found a quick article on how to resurface worn concrete on ThisOldHouse.com. The article talks about a damaged concrete walkway and how to repair it using a concrete overlay. This process is fairly cheap and takes only one day to execute. Some of the best advice is in…

How To Hire A Contractor With Integrity

How To Hire A Contractor With Integrity

How To Hire A Contractor With Integrity   I recently got burned by a contractor that hired me (Subcontracted) and never paid me the full amount that was owed for my services. Emails and phone calls were made with no response, not even a “F you!” for closure. Business ethics seem to be disappearing from…

Permanently stop urine smell in concrete.

Permanently Stop Urine Smell In Concrete

How To Permanently Stop Urine Smell In Concrete   How do you stop urine smell in concrete when the it’s an extremely porous substrate that absorbs most liquids? Sealing your concrete installation can help prevent this from happening but most penetrating (impregnating) sealants break down over time and topical sealants eventually crack and wear off,…