Epoxy Flooring FAQ’s

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Epoxy Flooring FAQ’s2019-03-06T04:55:30+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

How long can well-installed epoxy flooring systems last?
The lifetime of your flooring includes multiple variables but, our epoxy flooring contractors can make it a very simple process that will make your flooring last a very long time. With decades of experience, our team will make you epoxy flooring last anywhere from two years all the way to twenty years. Professional installation goes a long way so it’s best not to leave your epoxy floor coating up to just anyone. Never trust DIY home epoxying kits as they are known to fail within a year due to poorly prepared surfaces. It’s best to leave this one to the pros at Epoxy Flooring Des Moines Iowa.
What are the benefits of Garage Epoxy Flooring?
The list of benefits could fill an entire website so, I will just make you aware of the most beneficial factors of having an epoxy flooring system installed in your garage. With damage resistance that can withstand impact from heavy dropped objects, your concrete in your garage will be resistant to cracks and chips. With our products superior resistance to stains, you won’t ever have to worry about your garage looking dirty or old and worn down. The best part is our garage epoxy flooring systems are the easiest flooring to clean and maintain. With no need for polishes or waxes, all you will need is a broom or a dust mop.
Where can epoxy flooring be applied?
A better question is where can’t epoxy flooring be applied. Simply, epoxy can be placed anywhere you have concrete or where you can put concrete. With so much to gain from an epoxy floor coating, a homeowner and a businessman or an industrial plant owner can all benefit from an epoxy floor coating. You can find an epoxy system in areas such as driveways, medical facilities, food processing plants, auto shops, custom homes, and schools. With an epoxy floor coating, you will be sure to make your competitors or neighbors green with envy!
Why is epoxy flooring better than traditional concrete flooring?
Traditional concrete flooring can be a messy, unsanitary and usually easy to break. Epoxy flooring is the polar opposite. Epoxy flooring is a seamless and durable flooring option with no bounds when it comes to the customization end of your project. Epoxy floor coatings when installed correctly can yield the most life out of your concrete slab that cannot be rivaled by other traditional concrete coatings. Not only are epoxy systems the best way to protect your concrete, but they are also competitive in pricing. Why have to settle for another concrete coating when you can have all of their best feature with one product in an epoxy flooring system.
How long does it take to install a garage epoxy floor?
With decades of combined experience, our garage floor epoxy installers have fine-tuned the process of installing an epoxy garage floor. Even with the tedious process of preparing the surface for epoxy that includes fixing cracks, masking the surface to ensure your home stays clean and lifting any oil stains you may have. Even with these steps, our installers can be in and out of your home in 1 day. The surface will be ready for light foot traffic in at least 24 hours and will be ready for vehicles in 72 hours. Cure times may vary based on weather.
What are the different types of epoxy flooring?
There is a specific type of epoxy flooring for every type of purpose you may be will use your flooring for. From a static guard epoxy that will protect your valuable electronics to a decorative epoxy that may be wanted for its exclusive texture and look. No matter your use of the flooring we have a solution for you. For more exact specifications call one of our epoxy floor coating contractors today for a free quote!
Are epoxy floors slippery?
Though the misconception that epoxy flooring is slippery is common, it is completely false. The way that our epoxy systems are formulated to ensure that our floor coatings come with a natural texture for grip. When a flooring system is made for an area that may be introduced to moisture such as a basement or a food processing plant, we have a special additive that can be sprinkled onto the floor or rolled on with the epoxy to ensure a non-slip surface even in wet environments.
What is the maintenance like on an epoxy floor?
One of the best features of an epoxy flooring system is that it is an almost zero maintenance flooring system. Since there are no need for waxes or polishes all that is required for clean up is a soft bristle broom or a commercial dust mop. For a more soiled floor after heavy use, it is recommended that all loose debris be disposed of. After all loose debris is taken care of, use a standard garden hose to rinse away any liquids left on the floor and use a hard bristle brush to remove any stains that may be left after a rinse. Epoxy floor coatings are a worry-free flooring system.
Are epoxy floors good for commercial settings?
Not only are epoxy floor coatings good for a commercial setting, but they are also the recommended flooring for such facilities. With its superior impact absorption, easy to maintain and its seamless hygienic surface, many commercial business owners are flocking towards epoxy flooring. Another reason business owners are using an epoxy flooring system is how an epoxy flooring system can make a storefront indistinguishable from any other flooring by the use of custom colors, designs and even logos that can be installed in your commercial epoxy flooring.
Are epoxy floors good for residential settings?
Epoxy flooring can play many roles in a residential setting. The most popular option for epoxy systems in homes is the garage floor. The garage is the usual place you will experience dirty, damaged and ugly concrete. With a garage epoxy floor, your garage can become easy to clean, durable and beautiful area to work. The garage isn’t the only place you can place eopxy though. Many homeowners are using epoxy floor coatings to give their home a more modern look along with a durable flooring system that will last you for many years to come.