As metallic epoxy flooring coatings grow in popularity, the competition is heating up. Bear in mind that the key to a mesmerizing metallic floor is the artist behind it, and Elite Epoxy Floors is a professional company to hire.
Unlike a solid or chip system, metallic epoxy flooring produces floors that are one of a kind. Installers each have their own ways of applying metallics. If a customer likes Elite Epoxy Floor’s work, they should go with them because another installer won’t be able to replicate that artwork. Metallic epoxy flooring can be applied in many ways. There is no right or wrong way, and each installer will have his or her own style.
Metallic epoxy flooring coatings continue to be popular choices where a high-tech, exotic-looking floor is desired. Essentially, they comprise mica pigments added to clear epoxy as opposed to pigmented epoxy. The pigments are designed to be dispersed in a variety of binders to produce a unique three-dimensional appearance with the color or colors showing through. Because the product is a clear epoxy, the result can end up being very translucent.
There is a certain amount of natural variation in the finished product’s appearance from job to job, which makes no two jobs identical. It’s this fact that each floor is noticeably different that makes the product so desirable. Be advised that with metallic epoxy flooring, imperfections make the floor! Each floor will vary in look inch by inch.
Some applications can create a beautiful three-dimensional appearance that gives the illusion of acid stain, craters, ripples and swirling rivers of metallic-looking plasma.
After a metallic epoxy flooring coating is down, the metallic epoxy product remains in flux. The applied metallic epoxy product will move in the direction of any slope in the concrete substrate while drying. So that “swirling river” effect you sometimes see has more to do with gravity than preconceived artistic movement.
Elite Epoxy Floors specializes in a wide variety of floors. We install Metallic, Flake, and Quartz epoxy floors, as well as Acid Stained and custom overlays. For more information, call (816) 729-7143.