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Flooring installation businesses buying surface preparation equipment have a multitude of purchasing options for their tools. Articles like our Concrete Grinder Buying Guide 2022 help you understand what to look for, but you might still be unsure what specific surface preparation tools you need. From grinders to epoxy materials, this article will help you fill your toolkit with the best concrete equipment on the market.
Whether you’re a professional looking to buy the best grinding equipment or you’re an expanding small flooring business, our line of Flooring Equipment Packages is best for you. This article will help you spend smart money on the best equipment.
Understanding Your Equipment Needs
In order to purchase the best surface preparation tool package for you, it’s important to know what your installation needs are. To get a better idea of what those needs are, answer these questions:
- What is the size of the space you’re preparing? Is it industrial or residential?
- Do you need other flooring installation materials? (e.g, epoxy, application tools, polyaspartic)
- What is the concrete surface profile of the floor that you’re working on?
- Does your business have a budget you need to work around?
- What is the power & wattage available on the job site?
Save your flooring business money by purchasing right surface preparation solutions for your flooring needs. With the right surface prep tools, and the knowledge to use them properly, you will deliver high quality surface finishing to your clients.
Our Surface Preparation Equipment Package Options
Concrete Edge Grinding Equipment Package | $1,127.00
This package includes a Rac-a-Tac kneeling stand, 5-in. Makita Angle Grinder and a fitting Dustless Vacuum. Owning proper edge grinding equipment is a must for those smaller spaces that larger machines can’t reach. This package is a must-buy for any contractor, even if you are buying another package, because of its specialized use.
Pros: Best for smaller work & edge grinding during surface prep, includes OSHA certified vacuum and top of the line edge grinding tool.
Cons: Not for use beyond edge grinding
Equipment Packages for Small to Medium Jobs
Starter Concrete Surface Prep Equipment Package | $10,495.00
This package includes our Concrete Genie floor grinding & polishing machine, as well 2 sets of grinding metals and OSHA certified vacuum.
Pros: Capable of grinding, polishing and edging. Single phase motor fits into washer/dryer outlets (220V). Perfect for smaller jobs (under 2000 sq. ft.), such as garages, but able to work for industrial and commercial contracts as well. Best beginner kit for flooring contractors.
Cons: Lower production rate (sq. ft. per hour) than the 550, not as suitable for spaces over 2,000 sq. ft.
Genie 550 Pro Surface Prep Equipment Package | $11,250.00
This package includes our Concrete Genie 550, a top of the line flooring surface preparation machine designed for specialists in the field. It also comes with an OSHA certified vacuum and grinding metals.
Pros: Capable of grinding, polishing and edging. Single phase motor fits into washer/dryer outlets (220V). Because of its higher weight, its production rate and efficiency is higher, and produces a sharper surface finish. Comes with accessories such as LED lights and USB ports.
Cons: Costs more than the Concrete Genie package, less mobile due to its weight. Not suitable for jobs over 2,000 sq. ft.
Peanut Mammoth Pro Surface Prep Equipment Package | $17,250.00
Our Peanut Mammoth machine is designed to be lightweight and reliable in the field. Double gear-driven, this is our smallest planetary model. Designed for jobs under 5,000 sq. ft. It’s able to grind, polish, level, smooth, clean, and repair topical surfaces on concrete floors. Also includes OSHA certified vacuum and grinding metals.
Pros: Great for medium sized jobs, fits into dryer/washer outlets (220V). Planetary model provides a more efficient surface grind & prep. Perfect package for businesses seeking to start working on commercial jobs.
Cons: Not large enough for more exhaustive industrial jobs, and may be inefficient for smaller applications compared to the Concrete Genie & the Genie 550 model.
Equipment Packages for Large Jobs
Baby Mammoth (3H) Pro Surface Prep Equipment Package | $22,890.00
Our Baby Mammoth three head model is perfect for medium-to-large jobs under 6,000 sq. ft. Highly efficient and great production rate, this machine package is a great purchase for flooring workers preparing medium-sized spaces. Includes OSHA certified vacuum and grinding metals.
Pros: Highly efficient, highly stable during operation due to weight and counter-rotating grinding heads. Higher RPM than the Genie models, so you can cover more space in less time with a sleeker surface finish. True planetary model creates its own scratch pattern, fitted with nine diamond heads. Fits dryer/washer outlets. (220V).
Cons: Not as useful for smaller applications. Less mobile than the Genie models because of weight increase.
Baby Mammoth (4H) Pro Surface Prep Equipment Package | $24,490.00
The four head model of the Baby Mammoth is also perfect for medium-to-large jobs under 6,000 sq. ft. Its fourth head allows for greater customization and different scratch patterns on your floors. It’s a highly efficient machine for any flooring worker to own in their kit. Includes OSHA certified vacuum and grinding metals.
Pros: Efficiency & stability due to weight and counter-rotating grinding heads. Again, similar to the three head model, it’s high RPM allows for more work to be completed in less time. Counter-rotating planetary model, fitted with 12 diamond heads, creates a unique scratch pattern. Fits dryer/washer outlets. (220V)
Cons: Most efficient in medium-to-large sized jobs. Heavier machine than the previous packages, less mobility.
Mammoth Pro Surface Prep Equipment Package | $35,195.00
Our top of the line, innovative Mammoth 800 Concrete Grinder is most commonly used for grinding, polishing, leveling, smoothing, cleaning, and repairing the surface finish of concrete and terrazzo floors. Also includes OSHA certified vacuum and grinding metals
Pros: Able to reach 1,200 RPM, highly stable due counter-rotating heads and weight. Best in the market for jobs under 5,000 sq. ft., but it’s high production rate (1000+ sq. ft. per hour) makes it able to perform more exhaustive jobs. Incredibly efficient at grinding due to its rotational head design.
Cons: Heavy, more expensive & specialized for larger spaces. Higher voltage (three phase action, 480V) makes it incompatible with most residential jobs without additional generator.
Epoxy Flooring Material Packages
Starter Epoxy Flooring Kit | $939.12
Includes industrial-grade epoxy resin materials, decorative epoxy pigments, epoxy flakes, and epoxy application tools, all wrapped up in one easy purchase. Whether you’re installing your first floor or your thousandth, this kit has everything you need for a small floor installation.
Garage Epoxy Floor Starter Kit | $1,066.25
Includes industrial-grade building materials, epoxy color additives, and application tools specifically packaged for use in garage applications (around 450 sq. ft.). The finish is seamless, durable and glossy.
How to Use Your Surface Preparation Equipment
At Xtreme Polishing Systems, we offer a 5 day course with experienced flooring professionals to help guide your business. Whether you’re looking to work with installing epoxy or with polished concrete, these classes are perfect for any flooring business.
Throughout the 5 day course, you’ll learn:
- Marketing for your flooring business
- How to prepare surfaces for installation
- Different types of epoxy floors and how to install them
And many other business & installation skills from our trusted specialists.
If you’re installing epoxy into garages, commercial kitchens or industrial spaces, proper surface preparation helps both the business and the client in the long run. Incorrect surface preparation leads to failures in epoxy and polyaspartic systems. These failures cost your business in repairs and re-installation of a client’s floor down the road.
Any flooring business owners’ expansion needs to involve owning a professional preparation equipment. We will help you fill your toolkit with the best epoxy materials, the best surface solutions, and the best surface preparation equipment on the market. We guarantee quality in our selection of surface preparation equipment packages, including diamond tipped grinders and more.
If there are any additional questions, contact our trusted specialists at (954) 287-3797. With our financing options whether you buy new or used concrete grinding equipment, we guarantee you’re investing smart money into your business.