Home Improvement--General/Concrete floor sealer

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QUESTION: Are scuff marks to be expected on stained and sealed concrete floors?

ANSWER: Just like all other flooring heal marks, tire marks etc. may need to be cleaned off.  You can use floor wax to bring back the shine.  In addition marks will come off easier if they are on wax not the coating.

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QUESTION: Perhaps I was not completely clear about the marks. The marks do not appear to be surface marks, but rather abrasions in the sealer. Scrubbing the marks does not remove them. Should serious waxing be considered prior to permitting foot traffic?

Answer
You in effect have a plastic finish, quartz sand grains, steel, and similar hard surfaces can abrade your surface.  Wax usually won't help avoid those type of marks, but can hide them a little with shine.  A rubber mat or carpet can help avoid high ware areas.  Good Luck.

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Harvey Chichester

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Expansion joints, Concrete floor coatings, bubbles, craters, floor repair, industrial flooring, garage floor seals, building maintenance, and floor paint,

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Harvey Chichester is a well published principal of Durall Industrial Flooring, a company with more than 40 years experience in developing special flow-coatings for industrial and residential floors. Automotive and shopping centers, breweries, food processing plants, manufacturing plants, airplane hangars, car washes, kennels, warehouses, printing plants, residential basements, pool decks, and condominiums are among some of the facilities in which he has installed floors. http://www.concrete-floor-coatings.com During that time, his team of chemists has produced continual improvements to over 500 products, including the acclaimed Dura Seal and Dura Poxy lines of epoxy floor coatings. He has managed installations in all 50 states, 5 Canadian provinces, and 7 countries.

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Durall Industrial Flooring

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Aricles appear in over 3500 locations on the web.

Education/Credentials
MBA Marketing, BSB Finance minor Management, BA Economics minor Sociology, 7 years working beside Bench chemists at Durall Industrial Flooring.

Past/Present Clients
Iowa Beef, Pillsbury, General Mills, Banta Printing, 3M, Control Data, UFE, Land O Lakes, Thousands of residential garages, warehouses, machine shops, and automotive centers

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