Posts By: blackbearconcrete

Our crews have been busy working around the clock to complete projects for new, and existing clients in the Northeast and throughout the US. As the leading partner for commercial and industrial floors, Black Bear’s unique approach is the key to our success, and how we engineer the right solution and ensure flawless installations every…

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Upkeep of commercial flooring is essential to maintaining the integrity of your solution. To keep commercial floors clean and shiny, special coating materials need to be applied to ensure durability and ease of maintenance. There are two primary commercial coatings that are used; epoxy and urethane. Each has its own benefits and drawbacks – and…

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Depending on your industry, many businesses require chemical resistant flooring. From manufacturing plants with caustic substances, or needing to maintain FDA and government compliance regulations, chemical-resistant flooring offers the protection companies need to withstand corrosive elements. Most chemical-resistant commercial and industrial solutions are epoxy-based floors.  In this niche industry, an experienced coatings contractor will assess…

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If you’re looking for industrial or commercial flooring solutions, there are several options that tend to stand out.  These include polished concrete, epoxy coatings, and urethane coatings, to name a few.  All are viable options depending on your needs. However, urethane coatings are an “all around” solution that offers numerous advantages for a variety of…

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When designing a space, you have more options in flooring today than ever before.  Many are purely functional, but if you want a flooring which is extremely functional and has a lot of “wow” factor, one of the best options you could look into is metallic epoxy coatings. While the positives of metallic epoxy flooring far outweigh…

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For those in food and beverage manufacturing, or looking to enter the sector, there are a lot of aspects of your facilities to consider. One critical area that should never be overlooked, however, is your choice of flooring.  Not all flooring will be FDA compliant and meet the regulations that cover food and beverage manufacturing. The…

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Polished concrete is a popular option for flooring in a wide variety of buildings, including schools, hospitals, industrial facilities, and commercial spaces.  Polished concrete floors offer a number of advantages as an all-purpose flooring material, and can be engineered for specific environments. Five Reasons For The Enduring Popularity Of Polished Concrete Floors 1. A spill-resistant surface…

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Colleges and universities, as well as technical and specialized high schools, require high performance commercial flooring to uphold compliance and safety regulations. Black Bear value-engineers solutions based on the specific environment. This unique approach allows for greater protection and a longer lasting product.

A hallmark of colleges and universities are typically expansive buildings and grounds. Each area unique in its look and feel, as well as its purpose. One of the biggest considerations, when architecting new spaces, or renovating and repairing areas on campus, is the floor system that is installed. Both indoors and out, commercial flooring solutions…

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Cracked, stained, and under-performing commercial flooring doesn’t necessarily mean a full blown remodel. For those with concrete substrates, your solution may be as simple as a grind and seal repair. At Black Bear, we help clients determine the best course of action for renovating or replacing industrial flooring systems. Often, clients assume their existing floors…

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