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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Question

I have been getting requests from clients that have unfinished and finished concrete floors to "put a shine on the concrete floors". How do you apply a finish to concrete and how do you strip off old finish and what products are suggested for this process?


Answer

There is too much to this subject to cover here. Some information on coatings, both penetrating and surface, can be found in the ATEX archives. Also, you can go to www.concretenetwork.com and research the specific information you need.
There are other sources on the Internet as well. You will need special training to get into this field and there are several sources for that, including the clean trust, formerly IICRC. www.iicrc.org/index.shtml
Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Editor
lekrafft@juno.com