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Thursday's Ask the Experts: Finishing concrete

December 8, 2011

Thursday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: I have been getting requests from clients that have unfinished and finished concrete floors to "put a shine on the concrete floors". How do you apply a finish to concrete and how do you strip off old finish and what products are suggested for this process?

The answer:

There is too much to this subject to cover here. Some information on coatings, both penetrating and surface, can be found in the ATEX archives. Also, you can go to www.concretenetwork.com and research the specific information you need. There are other sources ... — Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor

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