By Lifetime Epoxy Floors Guest Author: Michael Bachman
The garage floor is often the last floor you would consider refinishing as a home improvement. Garage flooring is often left unprotected and get stained with paint and oil and other products that you use in your garage. There are a number of different garage floor coatings you can use to protect your floor that will give you a stone like finish. Refinishing your floor will not only improve the appearance of your garage but it will also increase the resale value of your home.
The most popular coatings on the market are latex, epoxy and polyurethane. Refinishing your garage floor can usually be done as a weekend project depending on the product you choose. Epoxy coatings give you a finish that is very easy to maintain and keep clean and don't stain easily from products like grease and oil. They are also available in many different colors to match you particular style and really give your garage a new look.
Latex based coatings get applied similar to same way that a epoxy coating gets applied. A primer must be applied to the floor then the finish coat can be applied. Latex coatings will resist staining from many products and is also resistant to damage from weather conditions.
For a really high gloss shine there are polyurethane finishes that also can protect against staining and weather conditions as well. Applying polyurethane coatings can be a little trickier than epoxy and latex. A primer coat must be applied to the floor before the finial coat. Polyurethane coating are somewhat more expensive than other types of floor coatings. Epoxy and polyurethane can be used together to create a great looking garage floor. With a garage floor finished with a epoxy coating and a topcoat of polyurethane will give you a very well protected floor that will last for years.
Whether you choose a garage floor epoxy [http://www.newfloorguide.com/garage-floor-coating/], latex, polyurethane or maybe something from the Granitex coatings [http://www.newfloorguide.com/granitex-coatings-for-your-garage-floor/] family you will be sure to give your garage a whole new look
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9/18/2020 11:19:24 am
I want a coating that doesn't require a lot of maintenance, so it looks like an epoxy coating might get the trick done. I have never coated a floor before. I'll look for a professional that can help me out by coating it all for me.
10/14/2020 05:50:38 am
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9/23/2022 02:32:34 am
I was captivated when you mentioned that epoxy coatings provide a finish that is very easy to keep. My friend told me that their garage door is not finished yet. I think it's time for them to hire an expert in garage floor coating to get the finishing they want.
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