Cement (often referred to as OPC, from Ordinary Portland Cement) is
the most common type of cement used around the world as its a basic
ingredient of concrete, mortar, stucco and most
non-specialty grout. It usually originates from limestone. It is a
fine powder produced by grinding Portland cement clinker(more
than 90%), and a limited amount of calcium sulfate which controls the
cement was developed from natural cements made in Britain in the
early part of the nineteenth century. Its name is derived from its similarity
toPortland stone, a type of building stone that was quarried on the Isle
of Portland in Dorset, England. The Portland Cement Association
(PCA) is based in Skokie, IL.
is one of the oldest building materials, dating back to the Romans in 100 B.C.
Like the Romans, today's building and heavy construction industry still relies
on concretes strength. Unlike the ancients, modern trade professionals now have
more tools to help extend the life of concrete surfaces.
Renovation Systems can help extend the life of your concrete surfaces including
concrete garages, mechanical rooms and basements.
are many different applications you can use to seal floors but one of the
products we recommend is an Epoxy Concrete Floor Coating by Sherwin-Williams.
applied by a professional, this 3 step application is resistant to most wear
and tear. The product allows your concrete to breath while resisting hot
tire pick-up. It is also resistant to chemical
agents and damage caused by gasoline, brake fluid, standing
water and battery acid. It is also available with Deco-Flakes for a
decorative finish. After application, you will have an industrial-grade,
nonskid surface that will bring any old floor back to life.
For flooring in mechanical rooms you might want
to consider Enamo Grip which is a tough, moisture curing, two-component
polyurethane enamel, which produces a uniquely hard and durable coating film.
It will demonstrate unsurpassed semi-gloss retention, color-retention, its
graffiti-resistance and chalk resistance when utilized in exterior coating
situations. Enamo Grip will also provide outstanding resistance to water and
humidity, stains, chemicals, and solvents, as well as exceptional scuff, mark,
Additional benefits include:
- Glossy, smooth-finished surface
- Can be applied as a clear coat
or tinted to any desired color
- Extremely tough; makes an
excellent floor coating
- Easily applied to metal,
aluminum or concrete
- Can be submerged and is water
us at 847.907.4571 to set up an appointment with one of our sales professionals
to talk about these products or any of our Painting, Construction and