FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: What is 100% solids epoxy coatings?
A: Coatings that contain no water, solvents or VOCs, and is environmentally friendly.
Q: Do your products contain solvents?
A: No, our products do not contain any solvents.
Q: Do your products contain water?
A: No, our products do not contain any water.
Q: Are your products free of VOCs (volatile organic compounds)?
A: Yes, our coatings and concrete repair materials do not contain any VOCs.
Q: What is the maximum coverage for Enviro Poxy™?
A: The maximum coverage will depend on the size of the kit, and on the condition of the floor – porous,
pitted, and cracked floors will need more material. Coverage estimates:
2L kit approx. 200 sqft max coverage
4L kit approx. 400 sqft max coverage
8L kit approx. 800 sqft max coverage
16L kit approx. 1,600 sqft max coverage
Q: What is the maximum coverage for New Poxy®?
A: The maximum coverage will depend on the size of the kit, and on the condition of the floor: porous, pitted, and cracked floors will need more material. Coverage estimates:
2L kit approx. 150 sqft max coverage
4L kit approx. 300 sqft max coverage
8L kit approx. 600 sqft max coverage
16L kit approx. 1,200 sqft max coverage
Q: How do I prepare my floor for application?
A: Start by grinding or sanding the floor to remove paint, dirt, or foreign matter that can hinder application. Next, sweep and/or vacuum floors to remove any remaining dust or debris.
Q: Should I wash the floor before application?
A: No, never wash your floor before applying our coatings or concrete repair materials. Moisture, water, and solvents will outgas and delaminate the coating, causing it to fail prematurely.
Q: Do I need to apply a primer?
A: No, primers are not required. For best results, we recommend applying two coats of our coating.
Q: Which application tools do I need?
A: We recommend using a 5mm or 10mm lint free-roller, our epoxy microfibre roller, or squeegee. To view our complete line of application tools, click here!
Q: Can you refer an applicator?
A: Yes, we have certified applicators. Please contact us for more information.
Q: Can you refer a distributor?
A: Yes, we have distributors from coast to coast who carry our product line. Please contact us for information on your nearest distributor.
Q: Where are your products manufactured?
A: We proudly manufacture our own products in Markham, ON Canada.
Q: Are your products CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency) approved?
A: Yes, our coatings and concrete repair materials are CFIA approved.
Q: How do extreme temperatures affect your coatings?
A: Enviro Poxy™ and New Poxy® coatings can be impacted by extreme hot and cold weather. In extreme heat, coatings will cure faster. In extreme cold, coatings will cure at a slower rate. Extreme temperatures will also affect the pot life. Enviro Poxy™ coating can be applied in temperatures as low as 10°C (50°F) and our New Poxy® coating as low as -10°C (14°F).
Q: Are custom colours available?
A: Yes, custom colours are available. Minimum quantity is required. Please contact us for more details.
Q: Do you offer private label?
A: Yes, we will ship our products in boxes and/or pails without a label. We can also apply your own label(s) at an extra cost.
Q: Do you ship products in bulk?
A: Yes, bulk shipping is available (205L / 45gal drums).