How Long Does Epoxy Flooring Take To Dry?

Epoxy Being Applied to a FloorWhether you are upgrading the floors of your garage, basement, or commercial space, epoxy flooring continues to be an exceptional option. Beautiful, durable, and easy-to-maintain, this flooring choice enables you to take your basic concrete floor and transform it into something fabulous. Applying epoxy is a process well worth the end result. One of the questions we get on a regular basis is how long does it take epoxy flooring to dry? The answer to this question can vary slightly based on the temperature and humidity of where you are located; however, the following is a basic guideline that can help you understand the drying process.  

  • 18 to 24 hours before light foot traffic
  • 2 to 3 days before furniture can be moved onto the floor
  • 7 to 10 days before vehicles can be driven on the epoxy coating

After a few days have gone by, you can begin moving all of your furniture or tools back into your space. If You have just completed refinishing your basement, it will feel wonderful to place any furniture or games neatly into their new home. For a garage, you will want to allow that full week to go by before driving your vehicles inside. It may feel like a long time, but this will ensure that the flooring is completely sealed so that it can effectively withstand the weight of your vehicle.


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