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What are the Features of Epoxy Flooring

On February 7, 2022

Epoxy flooring is a popular concrete flooring sealant that protects your floors and adds a beautiful high-gloss shine. Working with a flooring professional, you can have epoxy coatings added to a variety of spaces in your home or business, upgrading the space and protecting your flooring.

How is Epoxy Coating Applied?

Epoxy coatings are applied in a multi-step process that starts with preparing the surface by grinding the concrete and filling in any cracks and holes. This creates a smooth base for the epoxy to be applied. After the surface is ready, an epoxy base coat will be applied. Chips of color are added by hand to give the epoxy a stone-looking finish and ensure even placement. The chips are then sanded down to create a smooth, even surface. A topcoat of polyaspartic sealer can be added to add extra strength and durability to the finished epoxy flooring.

Benefits of a Polyaspartic Topcoat

Adding a polyaspartic topcoat has many benefits for your floors. In addition to helping seal in your new epoxy, polyaspartic coatings are highly durable and add a high-gloss shine to your newly finished flooring.

Highly Durable

Polyaspartic coatings are highly durable, making them a perfect addition to your floor coating. Polyaspartic material is scratch, stain, and chemical resistant, making it perfect for a variety of uses.

Easy to Clean

A polyaspartic coating is non-porous, making it moisture resistant and easy to clean. All your new floor will require is sweeping and the occasional wet mopping. Polyaspartic sealant’s non-porous nature also means that you can use almost any type of chemical cleaner if needed.

Cures Quickly

Epoxy can take a long time to cure, but with a polyaspartic coating, it can cure more quickly. Polyaspartic coatings allow you to use your flooring the same day it is installed, instead of waiting for several days to a week.

Low to No VOC’s

Some homeowners are concerned about the release of VOCs, or volatile organic compounds, which can be released from certain materials. Polyaspartic coatings have low to no VOCs, making them safe for both humans and pets.

Where Can I Have Epoxy Floors?

Epoxy floors can be installed almost anywhere you have concrete flooring. Epoxy is a great flooring solution for both residential and commercial spaces and adds a finished look to concrete surfaces.

Garages

A fresh coat of epoxy can help protect your garage and make it look brand new. A brand new-looking garage floor can give your entire home a put-together, well-maintained appearance.

Patios and Pool Decks

With an anti-slip finish, epoxy concrete coatings can add to your outdoor space. Refresh your patio or pool deck and protect your concrete from extreme weather and temperatures with a new coating in a color that matches your aesthetic.

Retail Spaces

Epoxy can take a lot of foot traffic and does not require regular waxing or polishing, making it a low-maintenance flooring solution for retail spaces. Design flooring that fits your store and increases customer safety with an anti-slip coating.

Medical Offices

Since epoxy surfaces are non-porous and easy to clean, they can be a perfect solution for medical offices. Maintain a clean aesthetic and increase patient satisfaction with beautiful flooring that matches your space.

Auto Repair Shops

Auto repair shop flooring is constantly experiencing spills, dropped tools, and traffic. Epoxy floors can withstand scratches and heavy objects and are resistant to staining. Epoxy can look great in even the busiest workshops.

Trust an Expert

If you’re looking to have an epoxy coating added to your concrete floors, you need an expert you can trust. At California Marble, we use the highest quality materials and state-of-the-art equipment. Our skilled and insured technicians have what you need, and we use a six-step process for quality finishes on all concrete coatings. All our epoxy installations include a polyaspartic finish topcoat that further protects your floors and adds even more strength and durability to your new epoxy floors. Contact us today to get a free quote and see what our qualified experts can do for you.

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