What is Microtopping?
Microtopping is the non-disruptive and sophisticated answer to surface renovation. Rather than stripping out your current flooring, throwing away the boardroom table or pulling out the kitchen tops, Microtopping is an adhesive covering that will renew any surface with a stylish, modern feel.
It is great for private homes, in kitchens and bathrooms, and can even be extended out to a patio for a truly seamless and minimal finish. It also provided the perfect solution for retail spaces, shopping centres, bars, restaurants and outdoor areas.
Microtopping is ideal for those who hate the grout joints between bricks and tiles and for those who like clean, contemporary surfaces. It can be applied to any solid surface: on level surfaces, in 3D, vertically and horizontally, indoors and out. It can be applied to furniture, cabinets, shelving. The possibilities are endless, and only limited by your imagination.
It is highly customizable and can be laid down to your specific taste. This customization extends to many different shades as well as finishes, whether you want a smooth, cloudy, acidified finish, etc. It is also strongly adhesive, making it easy to apply to any surface, whether it is ceramic, wood or concrete.
How does Microtopping work?
Microtopping is not a resin, but an innovative blend of liquid polymer and a cement mixture. It is a protective and resistant material. It is applied to a thickness of only 3mm, so there are no obstacles to its application.
Microtopping is suitable for outdoor and indoor use. It is:
- shock absorbent
- compression absorbent
- UV resistant
- delays waterlogging
- unaffected by underfloor heating
This means that not only is microtopping durable in the changing conditions of day-to-day life, but it will retain its beautiful finish as well.
Microtopping can cover virtually any type of solid surface thanks to its remarkable adhesive properties. It can be poured over concrete, levelling compound, ceramics, metal, stone and wood.
How is microtopping applied?
Microtopping application is a specialized process and requires specific training and craftsmanship. It is hand-mixed and hand-applied, therefore the applicator needs to be technically perfect in all instances of the process. Microtopping may seem like one layer to the naked-eye, but it is in fact made up of 3 – 4 coats, and this does not include the honing of the original surface which the Microtopping is applied onto.