Tag Archives: Epoxy Broadcast Floors

How to Apply a Decorative Finish to Plywood Sub-Floors

Here in the Northwest there are few homes that are built slab on grade, so we are often asked about installing decorative coatings over wood sub-floors. This is definitely something that can be done! And the process has become easier in the last few years as manufacturers have refined flexible epoxies that can be used a base-coats for more traditional coatings to be installed over wood sub-floors. The problem with coating plywood or other wood sub-floors, has always been the fear of damage resulting from movement. If the two materials are expanding and contracting at different rates when temperatures fluctuate, cracks can result. A flexible epoxy base-coat help more traditional coatings bond to wood while helping to eliminating the chance of cracking.

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The Messiest Room in Your House

Traditionally, the garage has been that place you park the car and store your sports equipment and those seldom used items like holiday decorations. Often they just get piled in a corner and are home to spiders and dust bunnies. But there is a growing trend of investing in the garage to make it a customized living space that is an extension of the house, reflecting the homeowner’s personality and suiting their individual needs. One of the most common garage upgrades is a concrete floor coating.

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