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Remember to Check Up on Former Clients

There are a handful of reasons why you should check in with your former clients: To check how your completed work is holding up and to make sure they are still satisfied with the job you’ve done. If there is something small about the project that isn’t quite right, they may not bother calling you […]

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Grinding Is Always Better for Epoxy Prep unless…

Grinding, shot-blasting and scarifying are the best methods for prepping a concrete floor for an epoxy application. As you are all aware, the surface of the concrete needs to be roughened up in order for the epoxy to properly bond with the floor. The rougher the surface is, the longer-lasting your epoxy bond will be. […]

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Do You Have a Clear Coat for Wood Floors?

Do you have a clear coat for wood floors? Yes, we have a few products that can be used on untreated wood. A handful of our customers have had great results putting clear MuscleGloss Epoxy over wooden bar counter tops. The finished look is sharp. Muscle Shield does well on indoor wood floors and is […]

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Concrete Crack Repair Guide

Yes, you’re probably tired of hearing it, but preparation is everything! Once the application surface has been degreased (when necessary), cleaned, and properly profiled, you will need to repair any cracks or holes before applying MuscleGloss. This part is crucial for two reasons. First, if you do not repair cracks and holes, your epoxy is […]

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Flooded Basement!!!

Recently I was at my buddies house and he was showing me damage in his basement from a recent flood. To make matters worse he had old tile down and it came up everyone along with the messy adhesive. To add insult to injury he told me he wanted to apply carpet to his basement. […]

Can MuscleGloss Epoxy be Applied to Walls?

Can MuscleGloss epoxy be applied to walls? Yes, it certainly can! There are many reasons you may want to apply our epoxy to walls, but whatever the reason, our epoxy carries all the same protective benefits on walls as it does when applied to a floor. Thus, all the same application principles still apply. You […]

Muscle Strip Product Spotlight

Muscle Strip* is our fast-acting solution for removing cured paints, varnishes and epoxies from metal, concrete and wood surfaces. We offer Muscle Strip in two configurations: Muscle Strip Liquid is recommended for soaking metal parts, tools and materials. Muscle Strip Gel is thick and will stick on uneven or vertical surfaces. We recommend using Muscle […]

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How to Test for Concrete Moisture

A couple weeks ago we did a post on the plastic sheet test for concrete moisture, read Easy Test for Concrete Moisture. As I said then, the plastic sheet test is cheap and easy, but it is not a definitive test for concrete moisture. A slab of concrete can pass the plastic sheet test and […]

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Do You Know Who Is Buying from You?

One important consideration we often forget to stop and think about is “who are our customers?” Just thinking about what you’re selling and who would find it useful can give you a lot of insight into who your customers are and how you can find more of them. Here’s what I know about you. You’re […]

The Importance of Starting with a Sound Floor

It’s sad to say, but not every floor is a great candidate for an epoxy application. We’ve said it a million times, but I’m going to say it again here” MuscleGloss epoxy is only as strong as 1) the surface it is applied to, and 2) the bond between the epoxy and the floor. A […]

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How to Repair Lifting Epoxy

To find out why your epoxy may be lifting, read our recent Installer Tip, 4 Causes of Epoxy Lifting and How to Prevent. If the epoxy is peeling in isolated areas, the cause is likely oil or grease stains. To repair the issue, first key the areas with a sharp utility knife or portable saw. […]

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