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Featured Projects – City of Maumee

Posted by Tony Corsini on 9/11/20 10:45 AM

The professionals at Hoover & Wells completed a set of locker rooms last week for the City of Maumee!

The Project

The City of Maumee needed a floor system that was not only a non-slip texture and would last a long time, but would also have a highly decorative appearance. Using our Rez-Stone 9412 (find out more about this system here) with 4” trowel applied base, we were able give them the exact floor system they desired! Jobs like these may lack in size (at least compared to the projects we often get in warehouses or hangers), but they still take a great deal of attention and expertise from our crews to surpass the owner’s expectations.

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Topics: Rez-Stone, Floor Systems, Epoxy Flooring, Surface Preparation, The Hoover Wells Advantage, Featured Projects

The Testing Terms of Concrete Polishing

Posted by Tony Corsini on 7/31/20 11:00 AM

Over the last two decades, the demand for polished concrete has grown drastically. Twenty years ago, when Hoover & Wells started polishing concrete floors, customer expectation was set by specifying a desired gloss level. Although gloss testing is important, there are other tests that have been developed in recent years that will better define the overall expected outcome of the polished concrete surface. Distinctness of Image, Haze, and Roughness Average can be used in addition to the Gloss test to ensure the owner gets the quality floor he or she is paying for. The testing needs to be performed before the application of a sealer/guard because these products tend to give inflated readings. So, let's go over some of these terms and what they mean!

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Topics: Concrete Polishing, Floor Systems, Surface Preparation, The Hoover Wells Advantage, Concrete Terms

What is The Hoover Wells Advantage?

Posted by Griffin Ball on 6/12/20 1:42 PM

We make nice floors, but so what? If you have never worked with us, you may not know how we stand out in the epoxy and concrete polishing crowd. The Hoover Wells Advantage is the level of quality we hold ourselves to. It's an achievement of our experiences and customized procedures. It is when you examine what those include that you truly gain an appreciation for the full scope of our valued service.

Experience: 

Hoover Wells was founded in 1978 and is stronger than ever! Having 40 years of industry experience has given us the privilege to complete over 20,000 projects around the world; across those projects we have made sure that over 200,000,000+ square feet of floor reached the level of quality that we ensure. We have even had our team fly to Asia in order to complete a job in Seoul, South Korea! While headquartered in Ohio, our serviced areas reach all over planet Earth. 

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Topics: Floor Systems, Community, The Hoover Wells Advantage

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