The Benefits of a Resurfaced Garage Floor
Garages are one of those rooms that people don’t seem to pay a lot of attention to in an average house. However, in recent years, homeowners have discovered the benefits of improving their garages. Garage floor resurfacing is one of the most important improvements you can do to your garage. The invention of epoxy garage floor coating for residential garages help as well. These kind of garage floor coverings are becoming very popular. Homeowners are discovering the benefits of garage floor resurfacing.
When garages were first being added to an average in the 1920s, no finishing work was done to it. Carpenters finally started to add sheetrock to the walls after a generation. Home builders do not include garage floor coverings during the initial construction of a house today. This causes the garage to have a look that is unappealing. Garage floor resurfacing gives the garage a better look. There are a variety of colors for epoxy garage floor coating. If an experienced professional does it, the covering can be individually designed. This includes color flakes for beauty and variety.
Many years ago, some homeowners started painting their garage floors to make them look better. Painting the floor can be an improvement for a dull concrete floor, but paint can chip easily. It can also get abrasions, scrapes, and scratches. There are several do-it-yourself epoxy coating kits for floors available for homeowners to buy. However, it is better to hire a professional to do it for you for reasons of safety and convenience. When it is applied professionally, it can provide an enduring finish. The coatings are several layers thick.
The garage can be a dangerous area sometimes. If there is moisture on the concrete floor, a person can slip and fall. This danger can be reduced by allowing professional installers to apply epoxy garage floor coverings. This is a multi-step process. There are anti-skid ingredients mixed in the epoxy. When mixed properly, the finished floor can be much safer to walk on even if there is moisture on the floor.
Concrete floors can be stressful on the legs, joints, and feet because there is no give to the surface. There is an extra layer of a durable, softer walking surface that cushions the homeowner’s feet provided by epoxy garage floor coatings.
An unfinished concrete floor is difficult to clean for several reasons. Concrete can soak any liquid that is spilled on it. Brake fluid, antifreeze, oil, and other spills will soak quickly into the floor. This will make it hard to clean with normal efforts. Concrete floors also degrade over time causing fine dust to be given off. This makes it difficult to keep the garage floor completely clean. Professionally applied epoxy covering can prevent these problems from happening with garage floor resurfacing. The covering will seal the concrete floor making it easy to wipe up any liquid spills. It also prevents the dusting effect.
My garage was so cluttered and a total mess, I was always embarrassed to have the door open! Not anymore!! Floorguard® helped me design a perfect system for my family, it’s amazing!! Now I keep my garage door open for all to see, it’s organized, and absolutely beautiful!!!
- Pam Orland Park, IL
Really Pleased! Our garage needed some major help – not only was it a mess but the floor was just ugly with all the stains and such. I will agree with the reviewer below – do not go with the cheap imitators! Floorguard not only has a great product, but their installers and service is well worth any extra cost, which is minimal anyway. Our neighbors have commented on how good our garage looks and we’ve recommended them to Floorguard without hesitation.
The garage looks so good! A+ company on every level. Wish I had another garage to resurface!
My neighbor had a floor done by another company that was new to the industry, boy were they sorry. I went with the experts, Floorguard did an incredible job!!
- Tom T., Orland Park
When it comes to adding value to your business, you can’t go wrong with the superior technology and materials from Floorguard
- Jenny P.
Covering our old, gray garage floor was a great aesthetic and functional improvement. This project requires 2 days: first day preparing the surface (major job requiring right equipment), putting down first coating and sprinkling the flakes. This requires about 4 hours. After this dries, they come back next day and apply the topcoat. They notified us when they would start the work and arrived as promised. They worked diligently, completed the work efficiently, left the work areas and our driveway clean. The owner Steve is a great guy to deal with.
- Bob H.
It was a pleasure dealing with the company’s owner Steve Chaloult. When we called him to give us an estimate, he arranged to come within a few days. We have a very large two car garage. His estimate was a bit more than the first company we called but he seemed very well prepared in showing us samples and very knowledgeable about his product and we just liked him. For personal reasons , we had to delay installation for about a month and he could not be more accommodating. we finally we able to have it done this past week and it was worth the wait. The garage floor is just beautiful and I never would have thought I would say that about a garage floor! We also had the lower walls around the floor done and very glad we did. At one time we were thinking we could do this ourselves using a kit. WHAT were we thinking? This is a job for a professional and we are so glad we used Steve.
- Moira J.
The owner Steve Chaloult was easy to work with and he’s very good at what he does. I highly recommend Floorguard as your contractor if you’re wanting to have a garage floor finished with a durable epoxy like colored finish. Floorguard came when they said they would and cleaned up after they were finished. Floorguard also installs garage storage cabinets.
- Andrew A.
Very responsive, good communicator. Was on time and did a top quality job. Very happy with the outcome.
- Anonymous Homeowner
Great eexperience. Quick and dependable service. High quality. Fair cost.
- John H.