Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I choose an epoxy floor?

There are an immense number of benefits to choosing epoxy flooring. The first and foremost one is epoxy is cost effective.  It is extremely durable and also stain resistant.  The surface makes for an easy clean up as well.  Also, there are limitless colors to choose from, giving you a one of a kind floor.

How long is the process of installing a new epoxy floor?

Typically our installation takes no longer than two days to complete, most garages fall into this time frame. More elaborate decorative floors usually take 3-4 days.  The more preparation needed, the more time it takes to complete.

How do I clean my new epoxy floor?

You can give your new floors a light cleaning with a broom, or dust mop. For spills, simply wipe them up with a paper towel or wash cloth. For a deep clean, you will want to mop your floors with a simple mix of ammonia and water. It’s best to avoid any soap mixtures as they can leave a film which can cause your floors to become slippery.  Metallic floor coatings show a bit more wear and tear and need more frequent cleaning.

Will my new epoxy floor be slippery?

Depending on your specific flooring choice, your floor may have a slightly textured surface and feel, or a glass-like smooth surface. In most cases, your floor will be no more slippery than regular concrete when it’s wet. There are slip resistant additives that can be added to the top coat that will help with this issue.

There are some small cracks and other defects in my concrete. Will this affect the epoxy coating?

The most important part of installation process is the preparation of the existing floor. Defects, fissures and dust may compromise the integrity of your new epoxy floor. All efforts are taken to eliminate those defects during the process. By using high quality diamond grinding equipment combined with diligent efforts from our team, we are able to keep the dust to a minimum and prepare the floor correctly.

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