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How To Fix a Factory Floor

Provided you are not using forklift, this has been found to be the most cost effective solution. In the old days as a thin coat solution we used to use either an epoxy or a polyurethane, but both come with problems. An epoxy is very hard, but brittle. It is also not UV stable. Polyurethanes tend to be more flexible but not as scratch resistant. Fairly new on the market is the Polyaspartic. It combines

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How to Repair a Seamless Self Levelling Floor

Probably more than half our work is our being called in repair floors that were either incorrectly done in the beginning or to restore floors that have deteriorated with age. (The self-levelling screed on a properly installed floor should never deteriorate, the worst that should happen is after years the original resin may need to be refreshed). Here are some photos of the floor before. As you can see the floor was in a really

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Kitchem with Seamless Self Leveling Floor
Seamless Flooring
John Cook

How To Do Seamless Self Leveling Floors – Step by Step Guide

We have had several requests from people  to explain step by step how we do our “Like Silk” Seamless Self Levelling Flooring System directly over tiles. In this article I will explain step by step how we do a Seamless Floor. Grind The first step is to grind the tiles to get to a clean uncontaminated surface. This step is absolutely vital to ensure that the Self Levelling Screed has a good bond onto the

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Pumping Concrete
Concrete Floor
John Cook

Roxy’s Rhythm Bar Gets a New Roof (or floor, depending on where you are standing)

So, if you had an ill spent youth you will be familiar with Roxy’s Rhythm Bar in Melville (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Roxy’s%20Club%20Melville/128836683866253/) They are going to create a Stunning new rooftop entertainment area. The only problem was that the roof was old and tired (like many of us who remember Roxy’s) and was prone to leaking (again, like many of us) They needed to both stop the leaking and create a beautiful floor for the area. We came

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Seamless Flooring
John Cook

Seamless Self Leveling Floor 1,400 m2

Here is 1,400 m2 job we did in Midrand. The client didn’t want a solid colour but prefered a more natual, mottled look. It wasn’t easy because any rectification we did would show as the floor had no colour to hide mistakes. And we just cast the floor when Covid set in, so for 3 months we could not work on the floor, so it cured rock hard. Here is how we handled it. Sanding

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Polished Concrete
Polished Concrete
John Cook

Polished Concrete Sandton

The Most Cost effective Stunning Floor for Your House Grinding the Floor So you start with grinding your concrete floor. Concrete is the cheapest material you  can use. Anyhow all floors start with a concrete base, so you would always have this to start from. Now you don’t add any screed, you use just the plain raw concrete. You grind it to the size of stone you prefer. The floor is then sealed with Silane,

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How To Do Your Own DIY Self Levelling Screed Floor

NB Please note this advice is given to try help clients do a DIY Self Leveling Screed Floor and we in no way accept any liability for any damages incurred as a result of following this advice! Check your floor for cracks. If any fill in with Polyfiller or equivalent. Make sure your old surface is clean, wash it with Sunlight soap and water. If there is old paint remove or roughen by sanding. Apply

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waterproofing roof completed
Waterproofing
John Cook

Waterproofing a Roof

Waterproofing Roof 10 Year Guarantee We have started using an absolutely fantastic waterproofing system and would like to tell you a little about it. It is made by Specialised Coatings www.speccoats.co.za and has some very unique features. It is spray on, not torch-on. Spray on means that it can get into all those funny little nooks and crannies and completely seal them. It is suitable for both metal roofs and flat roofs. It is extremely

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Cold room floor sealed
Cold Room Foor
John Cook

Butchery and Cold Room Floors

Problems with butchery and cold room floors As you know by now I love Polished Concrete floors. They offer the best value for money and last forever. However they are very slightly porous and there is the possibility of blood and fats being absorbed into the floor. This is why food processing areas have areas have always been problem areas for cold room and butchery floors. So the alternatives have been to either use tiles

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polished concrete
Polished Concrete
John Cook

Polished Concrete

Benefits of Polished Concrete Professional Flooring Solutions is an accredited application for HTC Platinum Finish Polished Concrete Floors.  https://www.htc-floorsystems.com/en/FloorSolutions/Superfloor This assures you of  a natural, environmentally-friendly product and process, making it the natural answer to your green solutions. Some of the benefits of polished concrete include: Elimination of Dusting from Efflorescence.  In ordinary unpolished concrete, tiny particles of dust are pushed to the surface through an upward force called hydrostatic pressure, resulting in efflorescence. Efflorescence leads

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seamless floor
Seamless Flooring
John Cook

Self Levelling Seamless Floor System

Advantages of the “Like Silk” seamless floor system Water Based. There are no harsh odours for you and your family. No VOC’s. You can choose virtually any colour you can imagine with our Seamless floors. And you can change colour at any time. Very easy to clean, no cracks for the dirt to get caught in. Typically sprayed on with a Graco airless sprayer https://www.graco.com/us/en/contractor/products/architectural-painting-coating/paint-sprayers.html Will your system crack? No one can ever honestly say their

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seamless flooring
Seamless Flooring
John Cook

Coloured Screed

Coloured Screed Coloured screeds are great for the person who is looking for “movement” in their floor. The colour is not a solid block, but has small variations in the shading and slight swirls in the finish. They come in a variety of colours as per the attached colour chart. Finish can be either Satin of Gloss. Once fully cure the final strength is typically between 50 – 70 mpa, which is about 3 times

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epoxy floor with silane
Commercial Flooring
John Cook

Silane / Epoxy

Silane has got to be the miracle product of the last couple of years. We have always loved Polished Concrete because it is without dought the most cost effective flooring solution. The only draw back with Polished Concrete is that it is slightly porous and so is not suitable for rough industrial, food preparation and high chemical environments. That’s where Silane come in. The floor is treated exactly as for Polished Concrete, but instead of

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burnished concrete floor
Commercial Flooring
John Cook

Burnished Concrete

How do you get a burnished concrete finish? Burnished concrete is the polished concrete finish where there is no aggregate exposed. This is achieved by a few steps. First the concrete when placed must be placed as level as possible as we are not removing any material from the surface any high’s and lows will remain in the concrete. If your floor isn’t laid flat when you look across it, it will look like the

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flooring overlays
Flooring Overlays
John Cook

Overlays

Overlays give us tremendous flexibility. Normally if we started working with you from the beginning we would handle everything ourselves and give you a final finished floor. However that does not always happen, and that is where overlays give you so many options. Some examples; You are re-modelling a house and you really want polished concrete floors, but your old concrete floor is just too soft to polish. We have an overlay that will look

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