Experts Sing the Praises of Polyaspartic Coatings

Polyaspartic coating in purple that is specked with red flakes.“I finished three floors in three days this week. If I was using epoxy, I’d be working through the weekend.” — Joe Sheehan, Garage Floors 1, contractor, Minneapolis

“One of our contractor customers had to refinish the floor of a grocery store meat department while the store was closed. After diamond grinding, the new coating was applied and the floor was ready when the store opened the next day.” — Mason Harms, Advacoat, manufacturer

“The applicator was given one week, start to finish, to recoat a 67,000-square-foot airplane hangar floor. This was the middle of March in Boston, so the temperatures were still cold and damp with snow-like conditions outside. The applicator finished the floor with one or two days to spare.” — Jack Bracco, Flexmar Coatings LLC, manufacturer

“When you’re working on a commercial or retail project, coatings have to reach performance characteristics quickly, because you can’t be there to protect the concrete. Everybody’s working around or on your surface — using your counter as a workbench!” — Chris Klipfel, CK Concrete Design, contractor, St. Louis, Mo., explaining why polyaspartics can help

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