Epoxy coatings for the home

Epoxy coatings are excellent floor coverings for commercial, industrial and residential floors. There are many options to choose from and the soil life is almost unparalleled. Industrial epoxy furniture floor coverings can last 15 to 30+ years depending on the application you choose. The cost can range from $2.00 to $10.00 per square foot.

I have been making epoxy molds for over five years

and we often see customers covering their garage floors and turning them into living spaces. No more ugly white concrete with oil stains everywhere. We see garages with large televisions and lights on wheels that can be rolled into the center of the garage. Football games, NASCAR, baseball, etc… More and more people are turning their garage into a lifestyle. Most garage lots range from 400 to 800 square feet and larger, and it’s like adding a new room to your home, but it’s already there. Get in your car when the party is over. And it’s like a showroom.

Epoxy layers are not only suitable for garage floors,

 but also for basements. If there are moisture problems in the basement, epoxy coatings are ideal. Epoxy is waterproof, no need to pull up the carpet and replace it every time it rains, just take the vacuum cleaner from the store and vacuum or wipe and the problem is solved. Epoxy floors are mold and mildew resistant and allergy free and did I mention they are chemical and stain resistant and easy to clean.

Not all epoxy is created equal, we use 100% cured epoxy and offer a five year warranty on all our surfaces. Epoxy fillers that come from major retail chains will crack or disintegrate within 6 months to a year. So if you’re looking for 100% cured epoxy, you’ll pay a little more, but it’s worth it.

The preparation of the floor is only, before applying the coating,

the pores in the concrete must be opened. Floor preparation starts with removing oil stains and other sealants or contaminants. Epoxy does not adhere to oil or other contaminants. The second step is to scrub the surface with a diamond sander or blaster to open the pores. Acid etching does not fully open the pores. You also need a good air conditioner as the dust is horrible and very dangerous to breathe. The third step after opening the holes is to vacuum the concrete and a leaf vacuum cleaner works well, you need to get the sand out of the ground. Water is not a good choice unless you let the floor dry for a while before coating it, as the epoxy will turn yellow. If your floor is cracked, now is a good time to fix it, and I’ll get to that later. You are now ready for your epoxy and we recommend following the manufacturer’s instructions on how to use it if you are making it yourself.

Cracks can be repaired in several ways,

 depending on the severity of the cracks. The rule of thumb is that if it hits the credit door, it needs to be repaired. We start by pulling a spine cutter to open the crack and remove the loose buildup. Clean the crack thoroughly with compressed air and ready for repair. There are many crack repair epoxies on the market. We use an epoxy sand mixture to repair the cracks, but you should follow the manufacturer’s

Double Broadcast- a flake or quartz coat of epoxy over epoxy,

 a second coat of epoxy is applied over the first coat followed by a second flake or quartz grease. Built-in UV-resistant top layer

Epoxy Neat Coat or Solid Paint System – Usually two coats of solid live edge wood slabs paint are applied at a thickness of 10 mils per coat. It is mainly used in industry because this system is cheaper and just as durable.