The Cosmetic Advantage of Epoxy Garage Coating

Unfortunately, concrete is a lot like our skin in that it has pores that can soak up dirt, moisture, and other particles. Because of this, concrete is also immensely prone to staining. This means oils, pollen, dirt, paint, and other chemicals can easily stain your concrete turning it into an unsightly mix of stains and colors. While it may not seem like a huge deal to have a couple stains on your concrete, it can actually negatively affect the value of your home.

Luckily, there is an easy option that will enhance the strength of your concrete, prevent staining, and update the look of your concrete whether it is in your basement, garage, or patio. The answer is epoxy. Epoxy flooring in Wilmington, DE can cover up old stains as well as prevent new ones from happening. Because it is not porous, it does not stain easily and is also much easier to clean.

Epoxy can be another do-it-yourself project, however that is not recommended. Epoxy can be quite temperamental to work with, so it is always advised to hire a professional. If epoxy is misused, it can come out looking patchy and lumpy while also not adding the needed protection you’d hope from a new layer of an epoxy coating.

Luckily, trained professionals will be able to complete your epoxy job with accuracy and efficiency. They know how to manipulate epoxy in order to tailor it to your needs. They can add features such as a hypoallergenic blend, a non-slip formula and more. They can also customize the color and design to match your home’s design and aesthetics.

There is also an intensive treatment process your floors will need before the epoxy is even applied. If the preparation is done incorrectly, then the epoxy will not adhere correctly and look lumpy or be uneven and textured instead of smooth and flat. This process involves some high tech machines that may be expensive to rent or hard for a novice to use properly. This may be a simple power wash, but often times professionals prefer to use a high-tech buffing machine to buff and clean the floors thoroughly. Obviously, this is the only option if the epoxy is going inside.

Then the process of actually applying the epoxy can be tedious and frustrating. For all of these reasons, it is best to leave the job to the professionals. This way, you can be happy with your new epoxy floors that won’t stain and are easy to clean. Otherwise, you might find yourself knee-deep an epoxy mess shelling out too much money on a repair job, so hire a professional to resurface your floors today!

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