Garage Epoxy Floor Kits

  Floorguard Admin
  December 15, 2017

If you are going to be doing the job yourself, make sure you buy the best quality epoxy flooring in Wilmington, DE kit available. You also need to prepare yourself for a couple of hours of labor preparing the garage floor. Failure to prepare the floor properly or buying a cheap epoxy floor kit will result in a definite coating failure. The major pros on an epoxy floor coatings is, cost effective, it has a great appearance, and the floor is extremely durable. The top quality epoxy floor covering can last up to 20 years.

Your garage floor will also be brighter and will reflect light. Just a damp cloth for the small spills or for larger messes take the garden hose to clean the whole floor. Your garage epoxy floor kits are available in several different colors and you can get them with or without color flakes. The kits also come in different grades depending on the amount of traffic you have in the area. The grades will meet demands like waterproofing, adhering to a previous epoxy flooring, acid resistance or even oil stained floors.

You must keep in mind that the floor needs to be grind, cleaned and etched properly. If it is not done right the epoxy will not bond properly to the concrete floor. It will only take a few hours of time and some good old fashion elbow grease. A urethane topcoat also needs to be used to protect the epoxy. This is not a difficult step, but it is very critical in the process. The down time for your garage is about 2 to 3 days, but this is only because of the dry times needed for each step.

Garage Mats that Roll Out

These are the easiest to install. You order the size you need and roll it out. All you need to do is trim it with a pair of scissors or a utility knife. It only takes about 30 minutes per mat. Mats can be fused together with a seaming compound for water tightness. The mats are easy to clean and road salt does not hurt the mat. Vehicle fluids just wipe up and the mats are very durable. They are not slippery like vinyl mats. There is no floor prep, just sweep the floor out and lay the mats down.

A good quality garage mat will have a warranty of about 10 years, but the typical warranty is 5 years. The mats are not as good looking as the tiles or epoxy floors.

Garage Tiles

Tile floors are the most durable, look the best, and logos can be embedded into them. The interlocking tiles can be up to 5/16 of an inch thick and can be placed over concrete or wood floors. The solid tiles are sound deadening and do not sound like a clacking when walked on. The tiles are guaranteed for Life.

The tiles come in many different sizes to fit any garage or floor area. They are easily removed, so if you move you can take the tiles with you. Tiles are the most costly way to cover your garage floor. They have different patterns of flat, slate finish, diamond or coin pattern.