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Epoxy Flooring To a Garage

Jun 23

Are You Wondering If Epoxy Is Right for Your Garage?

Are you curious about the cost of installing high-quality epoxy flooring in your Vancouver garage? Determining whether this is an appropriate idea should be easy by considering its size and your personal preferences. Your garage may often be the first thing you see when arriving home after work; if colorful floors that are easy to keep clean are of interest, then epoxy may be the ideal solution.

Are you seeking to safeguard the concrete garage against potential damage? An epoxy floor may be just what's needed! Costs vary according to the type and quality of epoxy used; typically for homeowners, it falls somewhere in the middle based on preparation work required, size and quality of products used.

Full epoxy coatings are often the most durable options available, making garage floors that have an epoxy coating easier and cheaper to keep clean while being visually appealing. In areas that experience snowfall or rain, concrete may become wet when driving into your garage; with an epoxy floor, you don't have this issue, as dirt, dust or leaves are easily hidden by its full broadcast floor texture - an attractive and more cost-effective alternative than alternative options such as painted floors. Because many homeowners prefer this option, we will discuss the costs involved here.

Garage Floor Epoxy

There can be confusion when it comes to garage floor epoxy. While painting the garage floor may involve using epoxy, latex paints are sufficient in many instances and an epoxy additive may even add further durability - these types of products are known as epoxy paints but don't qualify as an actual epoxy floor.

Epoxy is composed of thermosetting polymer compounds which can be added directly to concrete as a sealant, while epoxy requires mixing an epoxide hardener with polyamine resin for creation.

Epoxy flooring does not dry like paint; rather, it cures. Once both components have been mixed together, an exothermic chemical reaction occurs that allows the epoxy to set. Exothermic curing creates microscopic structures with tight bonds between cells, making epoxy durable. If adequately prepared before application, epoxy flooring adheres securely and fully adheres to surfaces.


Epoxy Garage Flooring in Greater Vancouver: Benefits Compared

Why is epoxy the ideal choice for garage flooring? Aside from its beautiful appearance, the epoxy coating has been hardened and thickened for maximum durability and resistance to staining, chemicals and other things - no more worrying about damaging your floor from dropped tools or bikes!

Epoxy's thick application helps conceal any flaws or imperfections in concrete floors while acting as a sealant that covers them topically to reduce dust shedding from cement flooring that could otherwise enter homes, vehicles, or tool benches.

Epoxy has excellent moisture resistance, which makes it the ideal choice for Greater Vancouver. Ice melt and brines accumulating on concrete surfaces during winter can easily be removed with soap and water; once your floor has dried out, any dust or debris can easily be swept up for sweep-up purposes.

Epoxy can be found in residential, commercial and industrial settings alike, offering highly customizable, cost-effective flooring yet long-lasting. Installation can be hazardous and time-consuming, while its durability should last through time without chipping or yellowing. Swift Epoxy Flooring Vancouver will help you install epoxy in your garage as soon as you are ready.

Swift Epoxy Flooring Vancouver
1205 Howe St #1204, Vancouver, BC V6Z 0B2