Nice weather naturally brings up thoughts of beautifying your yard, patio and garage area. If you’re dreading the dirt, the dust and the sneezing that comes with getting your garage into shape, you’re not alone. The garage is usually one of the most ignored areas for tidying up. Fortunately, there are solutions that will make you want to spend a lot more time in the garage instead of hiding from it.
A Shining Epoxy Floor
If you’re new to the world of epoxy floors, think of what you see in an auto dealer’s showroom. That same type of floor can be put right into your garage. Coming in a variety of colors, the best garage floor epoxy can brighten up and give an instant boost to the look of your garage. It also seals against damage from moisture, is fade-resistant and extremely durable in high-traffic areas.
Creating a Cleaner Area
Putting in an epoxy floor automatically makes your garage cleaner. No longer will you be breathing in dust because the epoxy bonds with the concrete creating a seal. Simply sweep or mop up any dirt that gets tracked in. Plus, with this type of floor, you can easily wipe up liquids and car fluids. No more unsightly stains soaked into your floor.
How to Install an Epoxy Floor
The makeup of an epoxy floor is different than other types of floors. After it’s applied, it needs to be cured. Since there’s a special way to prep your original floor and install this coating, it’s best left to the professionals. You want to ensure that the coating bonds correctly to the concrete so it will last for years to come. Experts are specifically trained in epoxy floor application.
Not Only for Garages
Epoxy floors are fantastic for garages, but can also be installed in commercial work spaces such as factories or showrooms. The smooth surface provides ease for gliding equipment with wheels. In a busy workplace with lots of employees, a scratch-resistant floor is optimum in the case of high traffic or falling objects. Epoxy is stronger than other types of floor and will not peel like paint.
Enjoying Your New Floor
Seeing a clean, neat space especially in an area as spacious as a garage can make a huge difference in getting your things organized. You’ll be inspired to use it to its maximum potential. Not only will your completed floor look fantastic, but it will protect its integrity for years to come.