Have you checked out the latest issue of FCICA’s The Flooring Contractor? Our Director of Technical Service, Ron Sandoval, wrote an article explaining the benefits of using chemistry for concrete substrate preparation. For contractors trying to keep up with new OSHA standards and regulations, the information offered in Ron’s article is very informative. Read it […]
Cooper Miller with Sun Interiors in New Orleans recently discovered the challenges that come with surface prep as he completed his first pour and polish job. Watch the above video and learn how XL Porosity+ solved the issue of scratches that occurred in over hardened Ardex PC-T when it was used as an overlayment on […]
A recent concrete grind and seal project in Lower Manhattan provided Peter Criscione, Manager of Hard Surfaces at RD Weis, an excellent opportunity to try XL Porosity+ for the first time. As Peter explains, the 30,000 sq. ft. office space job was different from the start. “Usually we do the floors last, but the client […]
MARCH 21, 2019 – Fall River, MA – XL North announced that it has recently partnered with additional distributors to make its line of concrete surface prep products available throughout more regions of the country. The Belknap White Group and Bixco Flooring and Supplies join the list of flooring supply stores where contractors and concrete […]
The team at Southeastern Commercial Flooring recently discovered the dust free benefits of two of XL North’s surface prep products when they were used to remove thinset from a tile and grout demolition. Ken Baxley, SCF Project Manager, discusses the job details. “Our crew was demoing 2”x2” mosaic tile in 4 bathrooms, each approximately 285 […]
Cooper Miller with Sun Interiors in New Orleans recently discovered the challenges that come with surface prep as he completed his first pour and polish job on two small playground bathrooms. Learn how XLN’s Porosity+ helped save the project when Ardex PC-T was used as an overlayment on concrete.
Discover the details from a recent concrete surface prep job where XL Porosity+ was put to the test. Jeremy Ellingford, branch manager at Professional Flooring Supply in Shreveport, LA, explains that concrete around an outdoor pool needed a deep clean before epoxy coating could be applied. That’s where his customer, Kelly’s Custom Floors, stepped in […]
When we first introduced XL Clean-Up, we believed it served an important role as the final step of disposing of slurry with our Porosity+ and Sander products. But, as is the case with many of our chemistries, our flooring and maintenance contractor customers have shown us additional uses for this revolutionary product. Consider XL Clean-Up […]
JUNE 19, 2018 – Fall River, MA – Known for its commercial floor maintenance chemistry and technology, XL North announced it recently “cut the ribbon” on a new division with the roll out of three revolutionary concrete surface prep products. Ed Sisk, President of XL North, is excited to offer his company’s innovative technology and […]
This XLN white paper discusses the significance of ASTM F3191-16, explains the reasons to render a concrete substrate porous prior to the installation of resilient floor coverings, explores the benefits to the installed products, and offers the best method of achieving porosity.