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Getting Ahold of Mold

Mold and mildew have become a huge concern in construction and maintenance of buildings of all types, including correctional facilities. A mold problem can add costs and delays to a construction project and plague facility and maintenance personnel with an unending maintenance cycle. Mold thrives in warm, damp, poorly ventilated [...]

May 15th, 2018|Categories: Floor, Materials|

Seamless Showers Fight Corrosion

Ask any prison maintenance supervisor if he has problems with the showers in his facility and you will get a quick unequivocal, ‘Yes.’ Almost no other maintenance area in the prison is tougher to manage. To perform any type of maintenance on a shower means shutting it down, which often [...]

May 12th, 2018|Categories: Floor, Materials|

Moisture and Your Floor

Concrete is a very strong, durable material and the primary substrate on which flooring materials are applied. What is well-documented but seemingly not well-understood is the problems that moisture can cause on a concrete floor that has been coated with non-breathing flooring materials. Concrete is essentially a hard sponge. Like [...]

May 11th, 2018|Categories: Floor, Materials|

The Best Floor Coatings for Food and Beverage Processing

As the USDA becomes more specific with instructions for professional food preparation, manufacturing and processing, it is important to know exactly what kinds of floor coatings are approved and appropriate for your particular business. Although there are number of manufacturing floor coverings that can meet all the rigorous requirements the [...]

May 10th, 2018|Categories: Floor, Materials|

Floor Coatings for Educational and Correctional Use

When you’re dealing with groups of people, safety and durability becomes the top concern. At Prime Coat, we are experts in dealing with governmental contracts and parameters, and we have a seamless record of providing excellent floor coatings for both schools and prisons. Because of this, we have become one [...]

Floorguard Protective Coatings and Prime Coat – What’s the Difference?

Floorguard Protective Coatings and Prime Coat – What’s the Difference? For decades, Primecoat has been the leader when it comes to residential, commercial, industrial and governmental floor coverings. Still, there are many alternatives if you’re looking for a different kind of customer service or performance experience. One of these options [...]

February 21st, 2018|Categories: Floor|Tags: , , |

Manufacturing Floor Covering – The Good and The Great.

The concept of having a floor coating that fits every type of manufacturing company is little less than a joke. The types of floor coatings that are best for metal fabrication are completely different than floor coverings that will be protecting against chemical spills at a pharmaceutical manufacturing plant. Because [...]

January 15th, 2018|Categories: Floor|