Posts By: Amy Manghelli

What is the Gardner Scale for Color Testing?

When it comes to flooring products do you ever wonder, how clear is clear? Industrial flooring specialists rely on tests like the Gardner Color Scale to determine the level of clarity in a topcoat and other products used to finish a high-performance floor. With a standardized color measurement to grade the amount of transparency in…

CABLE MANUFACTURER – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – SS181 EPOXY – CASE STUDY

Surface Solutions hand-tapes line striping, applying it with a roller rather than a machine, and the results look amazing. When an Indianapolis high-performance cable manufacturer wants to correct 2,600 square feet of concrete aisle way flooring, they turn to a fellow Indy-based company, Surface Solutions Inc., for assistance. They are dissatisfied with the floor’s appearance…

Spotlight on Surface Preparation

The long life of your new floor depends on it. If you are wondering why your reasonably new concrete flooring system is not lasting as long as you expect, one of the causes may point to inadequate surface preparation before installation. Improperly prepared surfaces affect adhesion and accounts for up to 80% of all application…

7 Straight Years as a Master

For the seventh consecutive year, Surface Solutions, Inc. is named Top UCRETE® Master Contractor for 2018. “We would like to congratulate you and your team on meeting the qualifying criteria in 2017, allowing Surface Solutions to earn BASF Performance Flooring Master Contractor status for 2018,” Esther Villeneuve, Business Manager – Commercial & Industrial Flooring for…

DAVCO – SALINE, MI – SAFETY LINE STRIPING – CASE STUDY

“An employer must provide, and ensure each employee uses, a safe means of access and egress to and from walking-working surfaces.” –Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations Headquartered in Saline, Michigan, DAVCO Technology manufactures diesel powered truck fuel-heater/water separators, filter systems, automatic oil replenishment systems, diesel engine priming tools and more designed for tough commercial…

MEAT PROCESSING PLANT – CHICAGOLAND – UCRETE® – CASE STUDY

Surface Solutions USA recently completed a 2800 square foot application for a Chicagoland Meat Processing facility for their Chicken Wing Room.

Surface Solutions ground existing mortar system, cut multiple metal bolts out of the floor, keyed in edges and transitions, and troweled out Ucrete UD 200 to nominal 1/4″ thickness.

VET CLINIC – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – FLOWCRETE – CASE STUDY

  When the Humane Society of Indianapolis needs a complete “underpaw” surface update of the Vaccine Clinic, they call on industrial flooring experts Surface Solutions, Inc. to get the job done right. In just three days, the Surface Solutions team removes the failing Vinyl Composite Tile (VCT) before applying Flowcrete Flowfresh SL urethane concrete at…

FOOD PROCESSER – MILWAUKEE, WI – UCRETE® UD200 & RG – CASE STUDY

Surface Solutions, Inc. has installed several UCRETE flooring systems for this food processer with great success, so when a chemical storage room in their Milwaukee, Wisconsin facility needs a facelift, our expert installation crew is there. 2.5-Day Work Time After removing the delaminated epoxy mortar, the 2,300-square-foot floor is sloped to a single drain at…