Epoxy and Metallic Epoxy Concrete Floor Coatings Frederick MD

Epoxy Concrete Floor Coating

When your concrete floor is worn, tired or just plain dull looking, it’s probably time to do something about it. So, what are your choices?

You could have it resurfaced with a new coat of concrete. You could then have it polished to give it a nice new smooth finish. Or you could do what many are doing these days and that is to opt for an epoxy or metallic epoxy coating.

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These fabulous and attractive options are not only available for car showrooms or fancy restaurants. They can be applied anywhere. In fact, epoxy floor coatings can be seen in bathrooms, on patios, in hallways, in living rooms, in dens…, you name it, someone has coated it.

And the designs are seemingly endless, ranging from metallic swirls to symmetrical patterns to team logos.

So, feel free to get excited about your garage floor. Turn it into a showpiece to park your pride and joy on.

If you own an auto shop or any retail space that is subjected to heavy wear and tear, you can turn that well-worn, and largely overlooked, blank canvas into a work of art that will make your business stand out and look even more professional.

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Metallic Epoxy Concrete Floor Coating

These coatings provide an exciting and attractive range of possibilities for floors in garages, basements, bathrooms, kitchens, barns, lobbies and much more.

Correct installation of epoxy coatings is imperative. Depending on the manufacturer’s recommendation, we either use planetary grinders or shot blast to prepare the floor.

The floor is then cleaned several times using vacuums, microfiber pads and solvent. This is to ensure dust and other debris does not block the bond between the substrate and the coating.

We offer a very wide range of epoxy coatings, urethane and polyaspartic systems. The topcoats we use are UV stable, chemical, stain and impact resistant.

If you need assistance, we can help specify the perfect system for your location, based on the environment and conditions your surface is being exposed to. 

What Is Epoxy Floor Coating?

Two of the components of epoxy concrete floor coating are epoxide resin and a polyamine hardener. You may have heard of epoxy glue or adhesive, which goes a long way to explain why it is so durable.

The mixture is able to form an incredible bond with the concrete surface and thereby seals it and protects it, at the same time as “locking” in the pattern or design that has been created.

Attractive Appearance of Epoxy Coating

You can start to imagine how a simple garage or unfinished basement can suddenly take on a certain elegance.

Wondering what kind of flooring to put down in the basement? It doesn’t have to be laminate or tile anymore. It can be whatever you want. Maybe your favorite football or baseball team logo?

It doesn’t have to be a design. Maybe you want a simple, durable finish that matches the décor and has quart or mica chips sprinkled in for added interest and to catch the light.

GARAGE FLOOR WITH EPOXY COATING
Epoxy Concrete Floor Coating
Metallic Epoxy Concrete Floor Coating in Garage Location

How much does epoxy coating cost?

When compared to the cost of removing an existing floor or tile, then adding the cost of buying and installing new material, whether concrete, tile or laminate etc., you might be surprised at how cost-effective an epoxy coating can be.

In some circumstances, your existing might be able to remain in place and covered over. This would need to be determined, of course.

To be sure to get the longest lasting finish for an epoxy coated floor, it is essential to ensure every step of the process is carried out with that in mind. As with most things in life, preparation is a key part of the job. This is something we do not skimp on.

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How long does Epoxy Floor Coating last?

A professionally applied epoxy coating on a concrete floor in a residential setting should last up to 30 years. 

The key to a long-lasting coating is to have it professionally applied. 

Kits bought for DIY use, do not always include professional quality materials. Add to that the essential requirement of immaculate preparation to the surface to be coated, and you will appreciate the need for a professional job.

Not only do professionals have the correct tools and machinery, but they also have a thorough understanding and appreciation of meticulous preparation.

There are various factors that help to determine the life of an epoxy floor coating. Call us and allow us to assess your floor so that we can accurately advise the best solution.

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