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Five Reasons Every Business Needs Epoxy Flooring

By August 22, 2013August 17th, 2022Renovation Tips

If you had a chemist try to explain epoxies to you, you would be lost in the first few minutes. While understanding epoxies could be challenging, it is very easy to see their many uses. Since it’s discovery in 1927 epoxies are present in paints, adhesives and also electrical insulation; however, one of its most popular and possibly greatest application can be applied to flooring. There many reasons to consider epoxy flooring for your business, so to make it easier on you, we at re:fab would like offer you five major reasons why every business needs commercial epoxy flooring.

COST. Sure, applying epoxy flooring costs money. You might look at the floor of your office or warehouse and think it’s holding up fine. You might even ask yourself why would you need to go through the trouble of installing commercial epoxy flooring. The answer is found in simply seeing past the present. Epoxy coating offers a protection to floors that extend its life far beyond what it would be without it. Simply put, you save money by not having to replace or make extensive repairs to your floor long before it may be necessary.

SAFETY. Epoxy flooring is so safe it is commonly used in hospitals. Not only is clean up especially easy on epoxy floors, but the flooring is also skid-proof when wet. Also, epoxy floors are more sanitary than concrete and you can actually adjust the hardness of the floor.

CONVENIENCE. It may seem that with all epoxy has to offer, it would be a pain to install, but it’s actually quite the opposite. You don’t even have to replace your existing floor to apply the coating. It also dries quickly, so your business can be up and running with little down time.

DESIGN. Beyond the practical reasons to install, there are the versatility of styles. You can choose colors and textures to fit your desired ambience. Just because it’s the floor doesn’t mean it can’t look clean and professional.

USES. With all of these reasons it’s no wonder it is utilized in so many places. As mentioned above, it’s often found in hospitals, but it’s certainly not limited there. Epoxy flooring can also be found in factories, manufacturing plants and buildings. Basically any place that can see the benefits of having safe and durable flooring would do well to consider having epoxy flooring installed.

If you’re thinking about having commercial epoxy flooring installed in your business than you should give the experts at re:fab a call. We’ve been in the business of commercial maintenance for over thirty years and offer a wide array of service beyond epoxy flooring installation. For instance, we also serve as a commercial painting company throughout New England. Please feel free to explore our website or just give us a call, we’d be happy to help.


Drywall + Carpentry


Whether the interior walls of your commercial facility have been damaged, the front door of your business needs an upgrade or your floors are in need of attention, re:fab has the right team and process to meet your specific needs.
With a team of skilled carpenters and specialty craftsmen, re:fab helps clients tackle quick improvements to full-scale renovation needs.


Renovation Services


Professional Renovation Services Tailored to your Industry.

re:fab is the trusted partner for commercial renovations and specialty applications for properties and facilities across all industries. Whether a commercial office building or a multi-family property, our experienced team has the knowledge and resources to get your job done right.

  • Flooring & Epoxy Coatings
  • Windows and Doors
  • Interior and Exterior Painting
  • Rebranding Services and Special Finishes Installments
  • Carpentry & Drywall Repairs
  • Heating and AC and/or HVAC
  • Plumbing & Electrical
  • Trenching
  • Appliance Replacement
  • Gutters
  • Structural Repairs & Safety Hazards


Specialty Flooring


Floor Coatings Keep Your Foundations Safe

re:fab’s floor coating services provide a dramatic enhancement to the look and feel of commercial and industrial properties. In addition, specialty floor coatings maintain the health and durability of your floors and overall properties, creating a more healthy and safer space for your employees, customers and the environment

Our Experts Provide A Variety Of Floor Coating Services, Including:

  • Epoxy Floor Coatings
  • Cementitious Urethane Resurfacers
  • Decorative Flake and Quartz Floor Coating Systems
  • Joint Fillers-Repair Mortars
  • Electrostatic Dissipative (ESD) Coating Systems
  • High-Performance Urethane Topcoat
  • Resurfacers
  • Same-Day Coating Systems
  • Moisture Vapor Reducer
  • Sealers
  • Urethane Topcoats

*Please note: re:fab provides flooring services as part of a larger renovation or painting program or project, not a standalone service.


EIFS + Stucco


Commercial buildings and industrial facilities featuring exterior walls with an Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS) have the attractiveness of a stucco finish but with greater insulation, toughness and longevity. In fact, unlike stucco, EIFS is actually a multi-layered system that includes insulation board, base coat and finish coat. It’s a combination that provides a classic look with modern advantages.

In addition to much-improved insulation, EIFS can improve indoor air quality and reduce the environmental impact of a structure throughout its lifetime, and it is available in a virtually unlimited range of colors and textures.

EIFS has transformed commercial buildings across all industries and our team of specialists can help you understand the benefits of this important application.


Power Washing


Regular power washing keeps commercial facilities running efficiently and safely, helps businesses stay compliant with environmental regulations, rids surfaces of mold and delivers an attractive first impression to clients and guests. Our team can quickly and easily return your properties to excellent condition.

Exterior Power Washing Services Include:

  • Exterior wall pressure washing
  • Construction clean-up
  • Graffiti removal
  • Heavy equipment, truck and fleet cleaning
  • Driveway and parking lot cleaning
  • Patio washing
  • Gutter and drain cleaning
  • Outdoor structures such as play equipment
  • Swimming pools
  • Outbuilding

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Painting


re:fab’s 30 years+ experience with commercial interior and exterior painting, sealing and wall & ceiling applications assures each client that we have the expertise to deliver for any business painting requirement. Tackling projects both large and small, across New England, our teams are capable of serving all of your standard and specialty painting and application needs.

  • Interior & exterior applications
  • Multi-color systems
  • Wallpaper removal & installation
  • Power washing
  • EIFS & stucco
  • Wall coverings
  • Korugard
  • Acoustical ceiling painting
  • Lead paint removal
  • Low odor and non-VOC painting
  • Line striping
  • Electrostatic painting