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Bartell Morrison

 •  May 30, 2016

If you’re a carpet or floor installer and have heard of ride-on floor scrapers but never tried one, you might be surprised how easy it is to expand your business in a way that is going to please your existing customers and earn you new ones. Especially because your competitors likely don’t offer floor removal in addition to installation, you have...

Bartell Morrison

 •  March 22, 2016

There are so many features to look out for and compare when purchasing or renting a plate compactor; sometimes though, what may at first appear to be a small insignificant difference in design can make a tremendous difference to the operator. Forward plate compactors are a tried, tested and trusted member of the contractors tool set, offering a...

Bartell Morrison

 •  January 11, 2016

As most of you probably know, power trowels are designed to flatten concrete by floating and finishing. The process of doing this is actually made up of two essential steps.
Step 1: Float the newly poured concrete
The floating process levels high spots and fills the valleys, at the same time compacting the concrete. This brings the ‘cream’ to the...

Bartell Morrison

 •  January 4, 2016

You might have the right experience and you might have the right machine for your concrete grinding. But if you don’t have the right diamond tooling, you still might miss the mark.There are a couple pitfalls that contractors can slip into that we hope you can avoid. The truth is that tooling has the potential to make or break your job, regardless...

Bartell Morrison

 •  December 22, 2015

What is a Floor System and/or why does it matter?Well, what if we told you that using a floor system could not only make your life easier, but make your customer happier?To refresh, a floor system is a developed procedure that contains certain steps (with the use of specific grinding and polishing equipment and tooling) to achieve a desired floor....

Bartell Morrison

 •  November 23, 2015

Polished Concrete is a flooring option that is becoming more and more popular every day. With the lifetime cost and different looks you can achieve, it’s no wonder that people are using this option in many different settings.Even if you are not a polished concrete contractor, you may be after reading this. There is money to be made in this area if...

Bartell Morrison

 •  November 18, 2015

As it pertains to concrete Floor Grinders, contractors today have a ton of options when making a purchase. Of the three key features to consider when buying a floor grinder, the number of heads on the machine will be an important place to start.Traditional logic might dictate that the more heads on the machine, the better the machine is. However if...

Bartell Morrison

 •  November 10, 2015

So you’re in the market for a new Grinder Polisher. New machines are being released at such an alarming rate that you don’t know where to begin when considering one. What’s really important? What could you live without? Where do you get the most for your money?Whether this is your first grinder polisher or you own a fleet of them, let’s take a look...

Bartell Morrison

 •  November 4, 2015

SPE found themselves in competition with a major manufacturer and supplier of specialist grinding machines for a large 16,000 sq. ft. (1500m2) project.The application was to prepare the16,000 sq. ft. (1500m2) of power floated concrete slab to accept a high value, high build topping. The contractor was keen to compare who he thought were the main...

Bartell Morrison

 •  August 27, 2015

Why are we doing Screed Education Month? After the success of our Shotblasting Education Month in April, we’ve decided to continue the series and teach about another one of our signature products, our vibratory screed line. With many years of experience in manufacturing and using screed, we want to challenge misconceptions about screeding, provide ...