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Everything You Need to Know About Epoxy Floors

Pembrook Nelson
June 22, 2018

If you’re looking to give your concrete garage an upgrade, epoxy floors might just be the thing you’re looking for. Epoxy flooring systems include a combination of resins and hardeners. When the two are mixed, they chemically react to form a rigid, plastic material. This final result is not only very strong and durable, but it also bonds excellently to most base layers, resulting in a smooth finish. Due to epoxys excellent finish, durability, and resistance to heavy traffic, this flooring system is often used in hospitals, industrial environments, and sports facilities.

Just because the epoxy flooring is often used in professional and industrial settings doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the perks of epoxy in your own home. In fact, using epoxy flooring for your garage is one of the best things you can do for your home and garage. Due to epoxys durability, it makes it incredibly resilient against impacts, chippings and any other surface abrasions. So if you drop some tools or all your bicycles fall over, you won’t have to worry about ruining the floor. Another benefit to epoxy is that it is moisture resistant. This means that if your car leaks oil or you spill other liquid such as gasoline or anti-freeze, it will be easy to clean up and you won’t need to worry about stains.

An added bonus to using epoxy coatings for your garage is that you can move away from the boring grey color of concrete. Epoxy floors add the option of tinting the product with colors so that the final result being able to meet your tastes and preferences. There is a wide range of color and style options which, included blended colors, where flakes of different colors combine to add texture to the end result. Solid colors are also an option. You can choose between a wide range of blues and greens to reds, oranges and browns as well as a variety of stone colors.