How to Manage Slurry Production While Trowel Polishing

How to Manage Slurry Production While Trowel Polishing

Since OSHA began enforcing its new standard for silica exposure in 2017, we’ve seen a rise in the use of wet polishing techniques, which eliminate the hazard of airborne silica. Power trowel polishing is one of those wet techniques that brings with it a number of...
The Sanitation Benefits of Polished Concrete

The Sanitation Benefits of Polished Concrete

It’s no secret that polished concrete floors offer a number of advantages over other flooring options, from cost efficiency to durability. But the coronavirus pandemic is quickly bringing another benefit of this flooring option to light: easy sanitation. Research...
Runyon Roots: Filip Akermark

Runyon Roots: Filip Akermark

We are excited to announce that we now have an east coast Runyon Surface Prep sales representative! Let us introduce you to Filip Fredrik Akermark! Filip (Fil) was born on December 24, 1994, in Taby, Sweden, which is located 15 minutes from the capital of Sweden...
The Ultimate Guide to Trowel Polishing

The Ultimate Guide to Trowel Polishing

Trowel polishing is quietly becoming a popular method of polishing concrete in the surface preparation industry. But if you’ve tried looking into the technique online, you’ve probably come away disappointed at the lack of reliable information out there. Luckily,...
4 Causes of Concrete Damage

4 Causes of Concrete Damage

Cracks, sunken areas, the dreaded spalling—no contractor likes to see these things when they walk onto a job site. Unfortunately, improper curing processes, moisture issues, and other exterior forces can result in concrete damage to warehouse floors and corporate...
Unprecedented Times Call for Vital Change

Unprecedented Times Call for Vital Change

Current global conditions are creating quite a bit of uncertainty and fear, but we’re also seeing an immense amount of learning taking place—both in terms of medical knowledge and how we function as a society. The team at Runyon Surface Prep sincerely hopes that...
Should I Buy or Rent My Surface Preparation Equipment?

Should I Buy or Rent My Surface Preparation Equipment?

Are you ready to add new surface preparation machinery to your arsenal permanently, or are you just hoping to rent some equipment for a few projects? Not sure which option is right for your business? We can help. The industry experts at Runyon Surface Prep have years...
Answering the Most-Asked Questions About Trowel Polishing

Answering the Most-Asked Questions About Trowel Polishing

While trowel polishing is becoming more prevalent in the surface preparation industry, we still get our fair share of questions. Today, we’re answering some of your most-asked queries about trowel polishing and Runyon Surface Prep’s Magnetic Preload System for use...
Runyon Roots: Diana Ricker

Runyon Roots: Diana Ricker

Diana Cristina Ricker started the journey with the Runyon Team in May after her son, Darrell Jr. was born. Diana was born on 8/21/1998 in Veracruz, Mexico. She moved to the US when she was just seven months old. At an early age, Diana taught herself English by...
Runyon Roots: Jake Stinson

Runyon Roots: Jake Stinson

We are excited to welcome Jake Stinson to the Runyon Team. Jake started his journey with us about nine months ago. Jake was born 1/24/97 in Greenwood, Indiana. He grew up having strong family roots with his mom (Karalee), dad (Dave), and sister (Oliva) in Moorseville,...
4 Questions for Scott Metzger of Metzger/McGuire

4 Questions for Scott Metzger of Metzger/McGuire

When our customers need to repair and protect a concrete floor, they ask for Metzger/McGuire joint fillers and repair products. And we sell a lot of Metzger/McGuire joint filler. As one of Runyon’s first supplier-partners (almost 10 years now), Metzger/McGuire has...
Runyon Roots: Savanna Petersen

Runyon Roots: Savanna Petersen

Savanna is one of the newest members to the Runyon Team. At Runyon her role is Director of Marketing. Savanna was born May 23rd, 1995 and grew up in Prior Lake, MN a suburb southwest of Minneapolis. She grew up in an entrepreneurial family, her parents work together...
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