Everlast® Editorial Blog

The Hidden Costs of Traditional Flooring

Businesses and commercial spaces need floors—it’s that simple. But, with all the options on the market, it can be tricky to choose the right floor for your unique needs. Our advice? Do some serious digging before opting for your next flooring material. The wrong decision…

Look Down: How to Spot a Pest Problem in YOUR Floors

While it may sound surprising, it’s not uncommon to have bugs or other pests burrowing in your floors. Because many floor surfaces are porous, it’s easy for small insects to hide in the pores, breed and expand—and by the time you notice it could be…

Everlast Floor®: Friend to the Environment

Here are the facts: most floors will, at some point, need to be replaced. Paint peels. Sheet flooring will hold up to friction and high traffic for only so long. Concrete, once exposed to water and temperature extremes, will crumble and chip. If your floor…

College Dorms & Flooring Choices

We all know it: college dorms can be cesspools of germs and bad decisions. Nothing like a bunch of twenty-somethings tracking dirt and unmentionables in and out all day long. Who knows what could be lurking in that mangy carpet, those shifty vinyl tiles? Not…

Dirty Paws? Not a Problem with Everlast Epoxy Floor

The trouble with pets is they don’t know any better. Our little friends are delighted to play around outside and track all kinds of unmentionables in with them. If you own a space- an animal shelter, a vet clinic- where multiple animals are gathered, take…

Rubber Safety Flooring – The Hidden Dangers

Rubber Safety Flooring – The Hidden Dangers Rubber flooring is one of the most popular safety flooring choices in the United States. But is it completely safe? We get it: rubber is cool. Rubber flooring comes in many colors and patterns. It’s usually long-lasting and…

Why Tile?

Why do restaurants and commercial food preparation facilities continue to use tile for their flooring? Simple: tradition. It’s a look that people are familiar with. But would these restaurants and facilities use tile if they knew what the real material costs were? Costs like the…

Rental Property Maintenance and Abuse

Building owners and landlords spend a lot of time and money maintaining and protecting their properties. Many different people will call these buildings home over periods of time and tenants will inevitably have an effect on the surfaces of their units, especially floors. Replacing and…

Flooring Sanitation and Pests

Managing a kind of commercial facility is a difficult job and insects can make that job even tougher. Insect and pest infestations can impact a working environment in a variety of negative ways. These tiny vermin can spread disease and even cause a facility to…

Choosing the right Epoxy: Solvent-based, Water-based or Solids-based

With so many epoxy products out there, it can be hard to find the right one. Choosing requires careful consideration of the strengths and weaknesses of each. The three main types are solvent-based, water-based and solids-based epoxy. With unique properties and uses for each, Everlast®…

School Flooring Material Options

The next time you step into a school or university – look down at the floor. Regardless of where you entered the building from, if that floor isn’t made of the proper material, it’s likely a Petri dish of bacteria and viruses waiting to spread…

Medical Flooring Solutions

Hospitals and other medical facilities stand amongst the most important structures in our society. For the patients that occupy hospital halls, the often-noticed details that inform hospital construction can make a very real difference between life and death. Consider hospital flooring.  For patients and staff…

Epoxy Paint vs Epoxy Floor Coatings

In our last writing, we explored the differences between epoxy floor coatings and epoxy paints. We described how epoxy paints are thin and brittle veneers best suited for decorative applications with no mechanical stress. Epoxy paints do not provide adequate cover for high-use surfaces that…

Outdoor Tough Polyavastic

Indoor flooring presents some tough environments.  But the harshest conditions for the toughest floors are reserved for the outdoors, where exposure to the elements – especially ultraviolet rays – wreaks havoc on traditional outdoor floors. In outdoor environments, traditional epoxy solutions just won’t work –…

Walking Tour of a Restaurant Kitchen’s Epoxy Flooring

A tour of Everlast Epoxy Flooring installed in a restaurant kitchen. The kitchen manager loves it because it is durable and doesn’t have stress cracks like other epoxy floors do. And it is easy to clean which eliminates the odors commonly found in commercial kitchens….

How-To Install Natural Stone Flooring

Everlast® Natural Stone flooring is easy to install!  Here we will show you how-to install your own natural stone flooring. Note, both our pebblestone and our granitestone lines have the same method of installation. The first step is to prepare the concrete by removing any…

Leaky Floor Waterproofing Solution

Leaky Floor Waterproofing Solution Everlast Floor provides a seamless, waterproof, self-containing surface, ensuring that the water goes into the drains as it should, rather than damaging the walls and subfloor. Many epoxy floors claim to be waterproof, but unless they are a resin-rich poured floor,…

Epoxy Flooring Can Be Fun To Shop For – But Not Always…

They are Happy to find Everlast® Epoxy Flooring After a long day looking at other epoxy flooring and epoxy paint “floor” coatings They were armed only with the task of shopping around for new epoxy flooring for their businesses.  But none of the people pictured…

Epoxy Paint for Concrete Floors

3 reasons not to use epoxy paint for concrete floors It is cheap and easy to coat your concrete floors with an epoxy paint. It can even last a long time if your floor doesn’t get a lot of traffic or abuse. With so many…

Is Your Pool Deck Ready To Party? …

The Pool Deck Party My next door neighbor had put in a pool a few years ago, and we were, the wife and me, occasional guests. They would have a pool deck party and some of the folks in the neighborhood were invited. Guys were…

DIY Epoxy Stone Flooring

Do you have an ugly painted concrete floor like this one and you would like to turn it into something nice? Does your floor stay wet because it holds water? Or is it slippery? You can fix it easily! Here we will show you how-to…

Everlast Floor Knocks Out All-Comers With a Hammer Test

Everlast® Epoxy takes on all-comers Do you want commercial flooring that can stay in good-as-new condition for a lifetime? Maybe a hammer test will help to show you why Everlast® Floor could be your only option: Why we believe Everlast® Floor is the best commercial…

Lightweight Compact Automatic Commercial Floor Scrubber

Your Easy-to-Clean Everlast Epoxy Flooring Just Got Easier With This Automatic Commercial Floor Scrubber! Here at Everlast Epoxy we are always looking for ways to improve our customers lives. We found this unique automatic commercial floor scrubber that is only 7-1/2 inches high so you…

Architects Demand Hardwearing and Low Maintenance Materials

Architects like you take huge professional pride in your buildings. You work hard to earn your reputation. And you do that by designing great-looking buildings that last for a long, long time. Call Everlast Epoxy at (800) 708-9870 or click here: Everlast Epoxy. You demand…

Neverlast Floors vs Everlast® Floors

How our competition stacks up Have you considered saving some money and getting something cheap? Here we will show you some other options… Call Everlast Epoxy at (800) 708-9870 or click here: Everlast Epoxy. Please order your free quote and free sample using the details…

Billion Dollar Bully

I have visited many business facilities throughout my career here at Everlast Epoxy. One thing that I have observed is that small local business are head-and-shoulders above their big chain counterparts in cleanliness and service. Big chains spend big bucks in marketing while sitting in…

Everlast® Epoxy: A Different Epoxy Flooring

Everlast® Epoxy is not your average epoxy or epoxy paint floor What’s an epoxy floor? Some people know about epoxy paint floors. Others know epoxy quartz broadcast floors. This video explains the difference between conventional epoxy flooring, epoxy paint floor coatings versus Everlast Epoxy flooring….

3 Ways a No-Solvent Floor is a Good Floor

Why we pride ourselves on using organic resins – and no solvents Did you know that most epoxy floor companies put solvents in their products? In some cases, this may simply be to thin them down to maximize profits. At Everlast® Epoxy, we take pride…

How-To Make Your Flooring Store The Talk Of The Town

Do you want your flooring store to stand out or blend into the crowd? Word-of-mouth referrals are the lifeblood of flooring stores (and all stores). THINK ABOUT IT… A new customer comes in and starts chatting to you about your floors. You show them something…

Dealing With a Leaky Floor – The Easy Way

How to save yourself time, effort and money replacing your leaky floor A leaky floor is a world of pain because you’re: Patching things up as you go along without ever solving the problem Wasting your precious time and cash Worrying about the hassle of…

Gym Rubber Flooring

Rubber Flooring = A Disgusting Gym Gyms are gross. Lots of sweat, lots of grime. And the smell – oh my. Spritz those machines all you want, but you can’t get rid of it. It’s driving you crazy. Your clients are getting sick and not…

Everlast Chemical Resistant Flooring Won This Battle

Everlast® Epoxy Chemical Resistant Flooring Defeats Chemicals, Champions Science Why choose a chemical resistant flooring? Well, they say that the best offense is a good defense. And Sun Tzu said the best war to enter into is one which you’re prepared to win. When it…

Easy-To-Clean Epoxy Floors High School Kids Can’t Trash

Easy to Clean Epoxy Floors makes William the janitor’s job fast and easy When William began his career in janitorial services, he never thought he’d like the idea of easy to clean epoxy floors. After all, he always did love a good challenge! William enjoyed…

Everlast Non Slip Flooring – A Win for Emily’s Daycare

Everlast® Epoxy non slip flooring is also antimicrobial, easy to clean, and more… When Emily Walker was chosen to take over the daycare center she worked at by its retiring founder, she knew exactly what she was going to do first: replace the center’s current…

Why Microbes Hate Everlast Epoxy’s Hygienic Antimicrobial Flooring System

Marshall Jefferson almost spoils family dinner—Everlast® Epoxy hygienic antimicrobial flooring system saves the day! Here’s a story that illustrates the importance of having a hygienic antimicrobial flooring system in your building: The Jeffersons’ famous tuna casserole had been a secret family recipe for ages. With…

Poured Flooring | Environmentally Friendly & Beautiful

New restaurant goes green in more ways than one with poured flooring When Louie and Laurie Vanderbilt decided to start up a small restaurant with a focus on healthy eating and supporting local farms and industries. They knew they needed to find a durable, poured…

Why Bugs Hate an Everlast Epoxy Floor

Everlast® Epoxy Floor keeps your restaurant all booked up, not all bugged up Bugs love your restaurant. The warmth, the lack of cats and other predators, and the protection from rain and other harsh elements. It’s a true safe haven. And they especially love it…

The Alternative to Everlast’s Commercial Epoxy Flooring

Here is the tale of a restaurant who did not have our commercial epoxy flooring. Audience beware: This story contains graphic sadness. Six years ago, these aspiring restaurateurs united beneath a single goal: to create the finest family dining experience possible. Driven by the rush…

In Love With Their Public Restroom Epoxy Flooring

In love with their public restroom epoxy flooring While most of the rooms in the large, 1920s office center on Main Street were stunning in their embrace of the building’s original architecture and design, the public restroom epoxy flooring in the bathrooms were showing their…

Recycled Glass Epoxy Flooring for Leed Credits

LEED the fun with recycled glass epoxy flooring The epoxy flooring has been a touchy subject for the LEED family’s recycled glass business. When it came to running their business, the LEED family was known for being extra cautious with their money. It’s not that…

Wishing They Had Instead Designed Their Floor’s Logo With Everlast® Epoxy Flooring?

Paintin’ our own dentistry epoxy flooring logo The thing about dentistry flooring design ideas is that they’re pretty darn stubborn. The thing about dentistry flooring design ideas is that they’re pretty darn stubborn. It doesn’t matter how much thought a person puts into piecing together the perfect new look for their business, there’s always at least one hidden blip in the plan…

Oh The Cleanup, Will They Ever Get to Enjoy Their New Floor?

It started out as a happy story. A well-loved floor was spared the indignity of its ever-expanding wear patterns and retired with honor, while a brand new floor was being brought in to bear its old burdens. Though a simple decision, it nevertheless brightened the…

3 Reasons Why Dogs And Cats Prefer Everlast Epoxy Flooring

There are lots of reasons why YOU might prefer an epoxy floor for your veterinary clinic. The long terms savings, the attractive look, and the ease of maintenance a few good examples that come to mind… …But did you know that your animals prefer epoxy…

The Art Of Good Epoxy Flooring

These artists only work with the finest supplies. They know that in a pet care facility, there are several commercial veterinary flooring challenges to overcome. First, you will want to ensure that your floors minimize the spread of bacteria. With all of the sick animals…

“Easy Does It” Rental Facility Epoxy Flooring

The fact is, as a successful landlord, you need to maximize the marketability and appeal of your property while minimizing your labor and costly materials. Sometimes you find a building or renovation product you know will do the best job in your rental property, but…

Epoxy Flooring That is Environmentally Friendly

Today, more and more people are aware of the need to protect and conserve our environment. “Going Green” is not just a slogan, it’s a goal. Taking care of our air and water and all our natural resources is a national trust. Everlast Epoxy Flooring…

Is Your Public Restroom Floor up to Snuff in These Areas?

Your public restroom is a reflection on your business. And not treating it like one can result in damage to your company’s reputation–and even its bottom line. Here’s a short list of things your customers (and staff) don’t want to worry about when using your…

Why Sheet Rubber Floors Do Not Make Good Assistant Chefs

  Sheet Floors such as rubber flooring , PVC, and vinyl with heat-welded seams should never be used in a restaurant kitchen. Rubber Flooring is a non-porous and very durable substance. But rubber does not adhere to concrete. How rubber flooring works is rubber is…

New Color – “Copper” – Limited Edition

We are pleased to announce that we have began to start a series of “limited edition” epoxy flooring colors. These are exceptional rare colors that we will be offering on a limited bases, much the way that gourmet coffee is sold. These are for those…

Another Quality Epoxy Flooring and Wallcovering Installation

MpS Construction—Design selected Mobile Enterprises, Inc., a certified applicator, to install an Everlast Epoxy system on the floor and wall surfaces of an existing Kitchen area at the Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, TX.   Before Water from the dishwashing unit was leaking into an…

Public Bath House at Marina

The Founders’ Park Marina Bath Village is a small but important building serving the public for Village of Islamorada Founders Park and PYH Marina. The building provides public restrooms for an adjacent amphitheater in the park, as well as offering facilities for boaters who are…

4 Steps to Insect Protection

Pest management companies will tell you there are 4 steps to controlling insects. Your choice of flooring plays a significant role in preventing insect problems. 1. Stop Them From Entering Everlast Floor is seamless and non-porous. The cove base is a continuous part of the…

Restauranteur saves time & money

Milano’s Restaurant is situated in the lovely foothills of Mt. Baker in the small town of Glacier, WA. , a stone’s throw from the Mount Baker Ski Resort. Dinner at Milano’s is the ultimate stop after a day in the mountains. In spring and summer,…

Fat Tuesday

Fat Tuesday is a chain of more than 50 daiquiri bars located throughout the US, Mexico and Honduras. The company recently opened a new franchise right outside of Universal Studios in Orlando. Twelve frozen daiquiri machines line the back of the small serving space, with…

Good Samaritan Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio undertook a renovation to convert 4 older operating rooms originally built in the 1980s into 3 state-of-the-art cardiovascular operating rooms. The project was completed in the spring of 2009. To meet current needs, the hospital needed to have operating…

A day at the beach

FOLLY BEACH is a barrier island, six miles long and the closest beach to historical Charleston, South Carolina, 15 minutes via the Connector. Folly Beach is the home of sea, sand, and surfing, historical and cultural sites; a maritime forest; Morris Island Lighthouse; gourmet food,…

Masters at Augusta

When the Augusta National Golf Club needed a new floor for their concession shop, a floor that would hold up to the heavy traffic that they get during the Masters Tournament – as well as maintain an attractive appearance, they chose Everlast Floor -the flooring…

Non-Slip Safety Epoxy Flooring

Everlast Floor has a textured finish. It is made with small natural marble stones. In some applications, such as in a commercial kitchen, an additional grit is added to the glaze coat giving it added slip resistance. Different applications require different levels of slip-resistance. Dry…