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Expansion joints, Concrete floor coatings, bubbles, craters, floor repair, industrial flooring, garage floor seals, building maintenance, and floor paint,

Experience in the area

Harvey Chichester is a well published principal of Durall Industrial Flooring, a company with more than 40 years experience in developing special flow-coatings for industrial and residential floors. Automotive and shopping centers, breweries, food processing plants, manufacturing plants, airplane hangars, car washes, kennels, warehouses, printing plants, residential basements, pool decks, and condominiums are among some of the facilities in which he has installed floors. http://www.concrete-floor-coatings.com During that time, his team of chemists has produced continual improvements to over 500 products, including the acclaimed Dura Seal and Dura Poxy lines of epoxy floor coatings. He has managed installations in all 50 states, 5 Canadian provinces, and 7 countries.

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Durall Industrial Flooring

Publications

Aricles appear in over 3500 locations on the web.

Education/Credentials

MBA Marketing, BSB Finance minor Management, BA Economics minor Sociology, 7 years working beside Bench chemists at Durall Industrial Flooring.

Past/Present Clients

Iowa Beef, Pillsbury, General Mills, Banta Printing, 3M, Control Data, UFE, Land O Lakes, Thousands of residential garages, warehouses, machine shops, and automotive centers

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2016-04-02 repair front steps?:

I would use a stiff brush and clean with TSP then Meriatec Acid.  Follow with a 3 in. razor scraper to lift off any pant that wants up.  Then fill hols with glass block grout.  Top with two coats of a

2015-01-13 loud thumps in the house from attic:

With big temperature changes the beams in your house expand and contract.  This will always make some noise as they slide over each other.  Just like earth quakes make noise as the snap into new position

2014-12-10 Concrete floor sealer:

You in effect have a plastic finish, quartz sand grains, steel, and similar hard surfaces can abrade your surface.  Wax usually won't help avoid those type of marks, but can hide them a little with shine

2014-12-08 Concrete floor sealer:

Just like all other flooring heal marks, tire marks etc. may need to be cleaned off.  You can use floor wax to bring back the shine.  In addition marks will come off easier if they are on wax not the coating

2014-09-25 Stain on cinder block:

You need an acidic cleaner for minerals.  I would try some Muriatic acid and a brush followed by a scrub rinse.  Or you could get some Dura Klean from www.concrete-floor-coatings.com which has some detergents

 

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