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Product Focus —Metallic Epoxy Coatings

              Permacolour Metallic Epoxy Coatings are an advanced self-levelling, self-smoothing, high gloss, low viscosity, crystal clear epoxy coating. A Metallic Epoxy floor Coating exhibits exceptional resistance to chemicals and solvents. Advantages: Extremely attractive and unique  finishes achieved seamless and hygienic easy to clean Cost effective (when compared to alternative […]

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PROJECTS FOCUS: SKATEPARKS—WHERE FUNCTIONALITY MEETS AESTHETICS

Skateparks in New Zealand have come a long way in terms of design and cosmetic appeal. Permacolour’s Colourmix has been extensively used in skatepark designs across the country, for new projects, extensions and revamps. Brilliant design by local designers and architects has been instrumental in the creation of truly stunning skateparks where functionality meets design […]

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Stamped Concrete – Durable, unique and virtually maintenance free.

Stamped Concrete (Also know as Imprinted or Patterned concrete) has been around for many years. The process involves stamping freshly poured concrete with a patterned stamp mat. Stamped concrete is designed to resemble timber, rock, brick, slate, flagstone, cobblestone and other patterns. Using the natural/original materials to achieve these looks are costly and require more upkeep […]

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Sealing? What you need to know.

Should my concrete surface be sealed? A common question asked by homeowners with new/existing driveways, patios and paths is “should it be sealed?” The simple answer is yes – a good sealer protects your investment. There are a few things to consider before jumping in and below we detail some of the benefits of sealing and other […]

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Product Focus – Colourmix

Colourmix Permacolour’s Colourmix is a versatile colouring system suited for both residential, commercial and manufacture applications.  Colourmix is of top quality, UV Stable and cost-effective. Colouring concrete at the time of pouring is still the most cost-effective way of achieving the coloured concrete look. Below we take a look at some of the many uses […]

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Product Focus – Benchtops

CREATING TRULY STUNNING BENCH TOPS As they say, the kitchen is the heart of the home and an integral part of any kitchen is the benchtop, which needs to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing. Choosing a finish can be a daunting process as there is a range of options on the market to create […]

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Product Focus – Maintenance

Decorative concrete floor maintenance Decorative concrete floor maintenance is an important factor when choosing a floor covering. No flooring material is truly maintenance free, and the same holds true for decorative concrete. Concrete floors are relatively easy to care for when compared with other types of flooring (especially carpet), however, they do require regular attention. […]

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Industry Information – Decorative Concrete – What should I know?

Decorative Concrete – What should I know? The purpose of this guideline is to highlight the characteristics of decorative concrete and to avoid disappointment due to unrealistic expectations. All information should be considered, regardless of concrete supply company, plant location or installer or contractor used. This would include Coloured concrete, exposed aggregate, stamped concrete, honed […]

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Cleaning & Maintenance

Why does concrete need to be acid washed? The acid washing of concrete is a requirement after the concrete has cured sufficiently, in order to remove surface efflorescence and to open the pores before sealing. This will help the sealer to penetrate and result in a superior bond between the sealer and the surface. Floors […]

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