Sprucing Up

Your Garage Floor

Epoxy Garage Floor
Are you looking for a way to get your garage looking less gloomy, dark and overall boring? Where there are garage floor coatings that you can get from the local hardware store, these materials are mediocre and you will be lucky if they last a year! So today, our goal is to tell you of all the wonderful ways that you can spruce up your garage floor without breaking the bank! So let’s get started with the most popular garage flooring on the market, garage floor epoxy.
Garage Floor Epoxy
Garage floor epoxy is one of the miracle flooring systems on the market. There is a reason why garage floor epoxies are one of the top flooring systems on the market including its low maintenance and unmatched durability than other flooring systems simply cannot compete with! With the good of garage epoxies, there are also some bad to go along for the ride. Down below, we have outlined the pros and cons of using an epoxy flooring system:
  • Offers superior durability to concrete
  • Can resist the harshest chemicals
  • Increase the value of your home
  • Last 20-30 years
  • Takes days to install
  • Can be hard to remove
  • Hours to days of preparation
  • Can be slippery when wet
Stamped Concrete
Stamped Concrete
If you aren’t someone who enjoys using epoxy flooring, there are still many more options that we think you should consider for sprucing up your home’s garage! One of these marvelous coatings is the stamped concrete overlay with customizations ranging from natural stones, pavers and even cobblestone paths or slate finishes. But just like epoxy, there is a lot to love but still some downsides of using stamped concrete and down below, you can find its pros and cons
  • Millions of different customizations and configurations
  • The durability of concrete
  • A slip and skid-resistant finish
  • Prone to cracking and gouging
  • Not as durable as epoxy
  • Will required resealing ever 5-7 years
Polished Concrete
Polished concrete has only recently begun seeing use in the residential market but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t trust it! Polished concrete has been one of the most trusted flooring systems in commercial and industrial facilities around the world, including commercial garages. Following the trend of the previous coating systems, down below you are going to find the pros and cons of using a polished concrete flooring system:
  • A permanent flooring solution
  • Dramatically improves visibility
  • Can be customized with stains, saw cutting and aggregates
  • Extremely easy to maintain
  • Little to no protection from physical damage
  • Still prone to cracks
  • DIY is close to impossible
  • Can become slippery when wet
Sealed Concrete
Stained Concrete
Sealed concrete is one of the few coatings on the market that let you keep the industrial and timeless look of your traditional concrete slab. Concrete sealers provide amazing waterproofing and even light reflection that won’t only keep you safe but your concrete safe as well. Don’t know if sealed concrete is what your garage needs? Well, we have outlined the pros and cons of concrete sealing down below:
  • Completely waterproof
  • Reflects light
  • Rapidly installed
  • Very fragile, will become damaged easily
  • Very little options for customization
  • Will need to be replaced every 3-4 years
Now that you know all about the most popular garage floor coatings, now comes a decision that is based on your needs and wants. No longer does your garage have to be a dark and gloomy area of your home, now you can use a garage floor coating to spruce up your garage! What are you waiting for, transform your garage today!