Epoxy flooring has become increasingly popular in recent years. Traditionally, homes built over hundred years ago would have used bare wood flooring. This created many problems as the untreated wood was vulnerable to stains and damage from water. It was common for homes to have uneven flooring caused by damage to the wood. Bare wood flooring would crack, warp, and split over time as wear and water absorption degraded the quality of the floor.
Helping homeowners better understand the installation of epoxy flooring is important to us. Knowledge is power, so we want to empower our customers with the knowledge of what a professional epoxy coating installation looks like and the potential problems that can be avoided by correct preparation.
Custom epoxy flooring is available in a vast array of colors, styles, chip options and texture variations. One of the difficulties as an industry professional, is: “how do we help our customers picture what this will look like on their floor?” It is difficult to conceptualize what the installed epoxy will look like when you aren’t familiar with the product. Sometimes customers order something they don’t understand and may say “oh, that isn’t what I expected” once they see the finished install.
Commercial epoxy flooring has a variety of uses across many different industries. The strength, durability and protection it provides, as well as the low relative cost in comparison to other types of floors make it an ideal flooring option for a wide array of commercial applications. Today we take a look at 6 major uses for industrial epoxy flooring.
Welcome to 2018. Technology and materials continue to advance in many different fields, providing numerous options in construction and home improvement. All the choices can cause confusion and indecision though, due to homeowners not fully understanding the pros and cons of the flooring materials and which may be optimal for their specific application. This month, we will examine some of the more commonly used floor finishes, trying to focus on outlining the benefits and drawbacks and where you should or should not use them.
Since the holidays are here again, we are going to focus on the versatility and sometimes even “festive” options that epoxy provides, allowing designers and businesses to install flooring, design epoxy “art,” or other creative uses that match almost any design or need.
Most people have heard of epoxy floor coatings for garages, but you may not know that epoxy flooring is used for many other surfaces as well. Here are seven uses for epoxy that you may not be aware of.
Improper epoxy flooring surface preparation can lead to delamination and other problems with your epoxy flooring. Do you know enough to tell whether your installer is conditioning and installing your floor correctly?
What is a “commercial epoxy coating” and how does it differ from the epoxy that is used for residential flooring? This is a common question in the industry and among homeowners, with many wondering what the distinction is between the two.
When most people think of epoxy, they likely are only aware of its uses as a floor coating. While one of the primary uses is definitely as epoxy garage flooring, it also has many other applications. Considering the combination of modern polymers and increasingly being used in interior design, epoxy now has a wide variety of applications ranging the gamut from home to industrial use. Here are some of them: