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30,000 SF Cutting Room

PROBLEM: A large produce cutting and packaging firm is relocating their headquarters to a larger, state of the art facility. Designing the right product for the cutting room floor was a major concern.  The Processing room would be held at a low temperature, is constantly wet, and would be subject to constant fork truck traffic. […]

35K SF Produce Floor

Problem: A large scale produce processing facility was running out of space and built an addition. The addition added over 35,000 SF of production space to the current facility. The owner needed a heavy duty flooring product that will withstand the abuse of large scale food manufacturing for many years. The owner was not interested […]

Asbestos Tile in a School !?!

High School Locker Room Hershey, PA PROBLEM: A school had asbestos composite tile (ACT) in their locker rooms which had degraded over the years and was hard to keep clean. The tile was also extremely slippery when wet. The school was undergoing a renovation and the flooring was in dire need of an upgrade. SOLUTION: […]

Government Firing Range Flooring

Firing Range Secure Government Facility in MD PROBLEM: A government firing range facility needed a seamless flooring solution that would minimize the flooring maintenance in a heavily utilized facility.  The aesthetics of this solution would also need to meet the equipment of an environment that is consistent with the precision required in the daily training […]

NFL Stadium Flooring

Restroom Flooring NFL Stadium PROBLEM: An NFL stadium needed a flooring solution in public bathrooms around the concourse.  Over 40,000 SF of stained and contaminated concrete required a flooring treatment that would stand up to the abuse of 70,000+ visitors on game day. SOLUTION: DUREX prepared the existing concrete substrate with a combination of shot-blasting […]

Seamless Floors/Walls

Healthcare Facility Sebago, ME PROBLEM: A rehabilitation facility for people with brain and spinal cord injuries needed a seamless floor & wall solution for the restrooms in their facility. Traditional tile floors and walls create an environment that harbors microbial growth and mold as the joints begin to break down and degrade. SOLUTION:  DUREX provided […]

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A Major Marble Tile Problem….

Sports Complex and Hotel Lancaster, PA   Problem: The owner’s design team picked a very high end marble tile for the entry lobby of the new hotel. The tile shipped from over-seas and after a 16 week lead time, the tile arrived with manufacturing defects. The entire lot of tile was unusable. The hotel was […]

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Keep us open for business…PLEASE!

Hershey, PA Problem: This Auto Dealership remodeled their showroom, drop-off and office areas. We needed to come up with a way to install all of these areas without the owner losing service income since they remained open during the entire remodel.  Solution: Durex recommended a decorative system to dress up the floor in their drop-off […]

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Large University Kitchen

Large University Kitchen Newark, DE PROBLEM: A new dining facility required a floor system that was seamless and also resistant to live steam and boiling water, hot cooking grease, and heavy cart traffic.  Quarry Tile has been problematic in kitchen environments for the University due to loose tiles and the unhygienic condition of grout joints. […]

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Poured Flooring over Brick!

Food Processing Plant Cambridge, MD PROBLEM: The facilities manufacturing area had old dairy brick as the flooring substrate. Over time the grout joints failed. As a result the production/manufacturing lines became impossible to clean. Bacteria and mildew built up making the production lines unsanitary and unable to produce products. Due to the fact that all […]