Garage floors are always the last options in the list of home refurbishing job and is the most unprotected floor being left to be exposed to dirt, grease, oil, paint and other substances used in cars. Getting the garage floor coated has two good reasons for doing so – first of all the coat gives protection to the sub-floor concrete from damages and secondly it provides additional safety as it makes the floor non-slippery even from oil and water.
Know Everything About Garage Floor Coatings
There are a number of garage floor coatings from simple paints to high end products that gives stone like finishes. The most popular coatings are the epoxy, latex and polyurethane. Out of the three the system of epoxy coating is the most popular and preferred garage floor coatings used mainly because of its nature to cure into a hard surface.
Epoxy garage floor coatings gives a finish to the floor that is quite easy to maintain and clean and does not stain easily even from oil and grease. Available in different colors to match a particular style and give a grand new look to garages.
Latex coatings are also used and applied in a similar way as that of epoxy, with the only difference that a primer coat is applied to the floor before applying the finish coat. Latex coating provides resistance to the floor from many substances and damage from weather conditions.
Polyurethane coatings provides superior high gloss finish than the other two and also protects the floor from damages and weather. Similar to latex primer is applied first and then polyurethane coat. It’s expensive than epoxy and latex coatings.
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