Posts By: blackbearconcrete

Nobody worries about money, right? Wrong. It’s all about the bottom line for companies. And in this tight economy, budgets are being stretched to their limits. Cost matters when you’re building or renovating a new place of business, and every aspect of the construction needs to be considered in terms of its cost/benefit.  When it…

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There are numerous reasons to choose epoxy-coated concrete for the flooring of your commercial or industrial business.  Epoxy is exceptionally strong, long-lasting, easy to clean, and can even come in numerous eye-pleasing colors. However, one of the less obvious benefits of epoxy flooring is that the epoxy blend can be tailored to your needs.  This means…

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Yes, there really is a difference between epoxy and self-leveling epoxy. While both are ideal for performance in commercial and industrial spaces, the formulation and application process is slightly different. Self-leveling epoxy is a coating applied to a slab of concrete and, as the name suggests, it’s easy to apply because it self-levels and spreads out…

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When choosing between types of commercial flooring it’s easy to focus entirely on your immediate needs. However, that may be a mistake considering the long-term costs.  Different types of flooring require various levels of maintenance, and some will ultimately have a much higher TCO than others.  In most cases, your best choice will likely be…

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There are plenty of factors to consider when building or renovating a grocery store, supermarket, deli, or similar business. You have a lot of compliance regulations to adhere to, plus you have to create a space that’s safe and attractive for visitors.  In these situations, it’s easy to overlook matters like flooring – but you shouldn’t….

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Often overlooked yet fairly prominent in the manufacturing space, casket production facilities adhere to strict compliance when it comes to industrial flooring. There are several different areas within a casket manufacturing plant including receiving bays for lumber and materials, production spaces, shipping areas, and the typical lavatories, lockers, break rooms and office spaces. And with…

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