Customer Name: Hilliard’s Chocolates

Customer Location: North Easton, MA

Customer Needs: A decorative floor finish in the back of the house, and a durable floor that can stand up to the rigors of chocolate manufacturing

Headquartered in North Easton Massachusetts, Hilliard’s Chocolates had been creating their exquisite candy in the same “Kitch-In-Vue Candy Store” that they had been using since 1950. As the need for space increased, they had commissioned a new facility to be built on the property. After meeting with the contractor, New England Floor & Wall and Hilliard’s’ agreed upon two separate systems; a decorative flake finish flooring system for the back of the house, and a ¼” epoxy resurfacer for the manufacturing area, with the caveat being that the entire floor would be installed over plywood.

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Scope of Work: 

  • All plywood areas were prepared using swing sanders and 36 grit sandpaper
  • Vacuum entire floor
  • Fill all plywood seams using an epoxy/amorphous silica blend
  • Fiberglass over all plywood seams, increasing the structural integrity at all terminations
  • Install patches created by epoxy mortar
  • Install zinc strip to termination areas
  • Install various integral cove base to eliminate the fear of water traveling
  • Install ¼” epoxy mortar resurfacer system in manufacturing area- this product is one of the most durable on the market and is easy to clean and sanitize
  • Install decorative flake flooring system in the back of house area, allowing for a slip-resistant floor that can stand the rigors of chocolate making while still being an aesthetically pleasing design
  • Install a high-performance topcoat to both areas respectively.



Working alongside an entire contractor group, New England Floor & Wall was able to finish this project on schedule. Shown in the before and after pictures, the transformation of this project has been tremendous!

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