Why Epoxy flooring the best option for your basement? Easy, you won’t find anything else like it on the market. When considering what type of flooring works best for you and your home remember these five things before making a decision.
Durability: Epoxy coatings are considered one of the most durable options when it comes to basement flooring. Epoxy offers;
- Hard yet smooth surface
- Abrasion resistance protects against epoxy cracking or divots
- Versatility that can be used in commercial and industrial buildings for its ability to withstand heavy equipment operations.
Quick Installation Process: Epoxy coatings are typically quick installs, which gives;
- Less time to shut down a certain area of your house.
- Piece of mind when considering how long other flooring options can take.
Low maintenance: Epoxy floors are very easy to clean and maintain because of its seamless surface. Including;
- A Non-porous surface which is easier to clean
- Can be cleaned with household cleaners; which saves money compared to expensive carpet and hardwood cleaners.
Aesthetically Pleasing: Epoxy comes in a wide variety of colors and fits nearly any type of room or building.
- Industrial and commercial buildings typically use a solid color (gray, red, yellow, blue)
- Another option is the metallic marble epoxy, which is typically applied on garage and basement floors. This is the most popular options when it comes to basements because of its beauty and resemblance to marble.
- Layers and or patterns can be made to create a more distinctive surface.
Resistance: Epoxy coatings may be one of the best choices when looking for a high resistant floor.
- Resistant to various types of oils, cleaners, and chemicals.
- Stain resistant
- High temperature and water resistant
Clean spaces: Due to our grinding and vacuuming process, we generally end up having to clean the entire space to ensure that there are no airborne contaminants during the installation process.
- Example: We had a project that was a previous dog groomers where pet hair was trapped in various crevices, around furniture, and other places. We had to vacuum all hair up to ensure that no hair would fall into our wet coating as we installed it and waited for it to dry.