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Dye or Stain:
Which topical colorant is right for the job?

Architects, designers, customers, owners and most of your staff use the words dye and stain interchangeably. Is there a difference when it comes to choosing a topical colorant? And if so, why does it matter? Turns out the answer is yes and it matters. Stains are ground, insoluble pigment particles […]

New Floor Maintenance Pads – SupraShine by Superabrasive

Superabrasive has launched a new generation of floor maintenance pads – SupraShine. Compared to their existing ShinePro pads, the new SupraShine line features a revamped range of grit sizes and pad options with new colors and new flexible material for outstanding results on about any floor. There are 4 types […]

UDT appoints Chris Boxmeyer

UDT Appoints Chris Boxmeyer as National Technical Support of Urethane Floor Finishes

Ultra Durable Technologies (UDT) has appointed Chris Boxmeyer as national technical support of urethane floor finishes. Boxmeyer now oversees UDT’s leads throughout the U.S. and Canada who have resilient floors that need attention. These include sheet vinyl, Vinyl Composite Tile (VCT), Luxury Vinyl Tile or Plank (LVT/LVP), and linoleum. He […]

Laticrete Launches New and Improved Strata_Heat Floor Warming System

Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has launched a new and improved Strata_Heat floor warming system. This system includes both an industry-first, high-performance floor-heating spliceless wire and an uncoupling mat. You can install the Strata_Heat floor warming system under tile, stone, vinyl, carpeted […]

Reliable and Robust
This Terrco Concrete Grinder
Keeps on Going

Sometimes two heads are better than four, especially when you’re dealing with concrete polishing jobs under 5,000 square feet. For grinding that involves spaces from residential basements and garages to small commercial offices and bathrooms, the two-headed Terrco Concrete Grinder 701-S is top of the list for many seasoned contractors. […]

Cogs of the Machine:
Artisans use concrete
to get entryway into gear

A giant-sized concrete gear table inspired by Ayn Rand’s novel, “Atlas Shrugged,” greets all who venture into the lobby of 145 Palisade St. in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Located on the banks of the Hudson River, the repurposed commercial building once housed the circa 1853 Anchor Brewing Co. However, today […]