Durex News

Substrate Repair – Self Leveling Underlayment

PROBLEM:                                                       An elderly care facility was renovating an old building to add more space for their growing population. The renovation involved moving many walls/partitions in the old kitchen area to create a new medical wing. The existing quarry tile was missing in spots, damaged in others and unable to receive new floor finishes. The schedule […]

University Lab Environment

University Research Facility Washington, DC PROBLEM: A large University in the Nation’s Capital underwent an upper level fit-out over occupied classrooms while school was in session. As you can imagine this presented many obstacles to overcome. The new area consisted of BSL-3 labs, animal holding and agricultural research. The University wanted a flooring surface suitable for […]

Boutique Goat Milk Farm

Boutique Goats Milk Farm PROBLEM: A boutique goat farm needed a flooring solution that would stand up to the concrete corrosion caused by the milk processing process.  The facility was only able to suspend operations for 3 days while the goats were milked at a neighboring facility. The facility conditions included wet and milk saturated […]

Kitchen Renovation – MMA Flooring

PROBLEM: A national tourism venue in Baltimore needed a new flooring solution in a commercial kitchen. The existing kitchen flooring was greasy and contaminated from years of abuse.  This kitchen is active 7 days a week.  DUREX was asked to find a flooring solution that would withstand the harsh conditions of a commercial kitchen that […]

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 […]