Tag Archives: Garage Floor Coatings

Best Floor Coating for an Auto Spray Booth

When a local auto repair shop installed a new state of the art spray booth in their shop, they were looking for a flooring solution.  The existing concrete was dirty, had some saw cuts and holes that would hold dirt and make it impossible to clean.  Since the quality of the sprayed finish is really dependent on the quality of the working environment, (the whole point of a spray booth) they were looking for a seamless option, that would reflect light, be easy to clean, and would hold up to chemicals and solvents that would be present in the painting process, and one that could withstand the 150 degree heat used to bake the freshly painted cars.

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What is Metallic Epoxy and is it Right for You?

One of the hottest current trends in the concrete coatings industry is metallic epoxy. It has been around for quite some time, but until a few years ago, there were only a few manufacturers really promoting it, and even fewer installers using it. A metallic epoxy floor is a 100% solids two part epoxy that is mixed with reflective pigments or mica flakes. As the epoxy cures out the aggregates suspended in the epoxy move or ‘flow’ creating looks never before possible with epoxy flooring. An artistic installer can utilize multiple colors and techniques to generate even more results which allows the customer to completely customize their floor.

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How to Get a Good Deal on Your Garage Floor Coating

The temperatures have dropped and it seems winter is here. Are you planning on staying home for the next three to four months and not working? Unless, you are unemployed, the answer is probably no. And while cold temperatures in the past have prevented many types of concrete coating projects from being done in the winter, new product innovations have made it possible for many of these projects to now be done year round despite temperatures. Garage floor coatings are one of these types of projects and most installers aren’t taking the entire winter off.

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