Concrete Coatings

Coatings are liquid or semi-liquid mixtures applied to cured concrete to make it more aesthetically pleasing, improve its durability, boost its longevity and/or reduce upkeep and repairs.

River Rock Product Can Work Wonders on Unsightly But Stable Concrete Slab

Originally called Chattahoochee stone because the smooth rock was dredged out of that river, Epoxy Stone from McKinnon Materials in Tampa, Florida, is a wonder worker. The coating system, available in 16 colors, is also known as river rock and pebble epoxy. Aesthetically, it resembles exposed aggregate without the cement […]

A classic sports car in a garage with epoxy flake

Vinyl or Liquid Chips can Create Stunning, Multicolored Epoxy Floors

Today, consumers have options galore when it comes to transforming plain-gray concrete slabs into colorful floors. Choices include broadcasting chips onto an epoxy basecoat. They also include spraying the epoxy with a specially blended material to achieve a terrazzo-like appearance. Typically achieved with vinyl flakes, multicolored floors are gaining a […]

Upclose look at a Laticrete finished coated floor

Beauty and a beast:
Coating that inhibits microbial growth
fiercely protects and looks great

Founded in 1786, Lynchburg, Virginia, has more nationally registered historic properties per capita than any city of its size nationwide. It is well-known for the Civil War’s Battle of Lynchburg, which occurred nearly 100 years after its founding. Today, the town’s rural setting offers residents few facilities for comprehensive medical […]

A concrete floor made to look like a whiskey barrel

His and Hers:
Concrete floors feature a mix of whiskey and stained glass

A Louisiana couple’s offices reflect their personalities with custom-made concrete and epoxy floors. Photos courtesy of Dan Lynch As a man who appreciates good whiskey, Dan Lynch thought what better motif for his office than a concrete floor that resembled a whiskey barrel and featured bigger-than-life labels from some of […]