There are many reasons that builders choose epoxy floor coatings whenever there’s a demand for a high-performance floor surface treatment. Epoxy flooring has a number of characteristics that make it an excellent choice in a variety of commercial applications. In fact, the applications in commercial buildings are almost limitless. Besides being one of the strongest types of floor coating, epoxy flooring has other properties that are in demand by builders and development owners.
Here are four common uses of epoxy in commercial settings.
1. Use in Lobbies and Store Display Floors
Epoxy flooring can add to the professional look of any space. The floors come in a variety of standard colors, and a professional can mix custom colors upon request. Another popular look is floor coatings with decorative chips incorporated into the finish. Epoxy floors often have a high-gloss surface, which can increase the brightness in your space.
2. Use in Factory Floors, Warehouses, Garage Floors, Hallways, Covered Porches
Epoxy offers one of the strongest coating available for concrete surfaces; it resists abuse from industrial applications. A floor coated with epoxy can withstand heavy traffic and doesn’t require regular maintenance except for sweeping and/or mopping. In addition, epoxy is resistant to a wide range of substances including water, oil, gasoline, transmission fluid, bleach, and a variety of other chemicals.
3. Use in Hospitals, Cafeterias, Restrooms
Another unique characteristic of epoxy floors is resistance to bacteria and germs. Using epoxy floors wherever cleanliness is critical is a popular application because the floors sanitize easily.
4. Use in Spaces to Meet Safety and Environmental Standards
Epoxy flooring complies with safety, health and environmental regulations. In addition, it will protect your concrete floors and provides exceptional durability and easy maintenance. You can also make the most out of your space using adjustable wall rack systems to store tools safely.