Epoxy garage flooring is an innovation that serves so many different purposes.
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Why Install Garage Flooring?
Why install garage flooring? Well for one it improves the appearance of your garage. Have you visited an auto dealership lately? Well in addition to checking out a new car or truck, take a good look at the floor. That shiny, gorgeous stuff that is on the floor of the car dealership is epoxy. What is epoxy? Well according to this Wikipedia article excerpt: “Epoxy is the cured end product of epoxy resins, as well as a colloquial name for the epoxide functional group.. Two part epoxy coatings were developed for heavy duty service on metal substrates and use less energy than heat-cured powder coatings. These systems generally use a 4:1 by volume mixing ratio, and dry quickly providing a tough, protective coating with excellent hardness. Their low volatility and water cleanup makes them useful for factory cast iron, cast steel, cast aluminium applications and reduces exposure and flammability issues associated with solvent-borne coatings. They are usually used in industrial and automotive applications since they are more heat resistant than latex-based and alkyd-based paints. Epoxy paints tend to deteriorate, known as chalk out, due to UV exposure. Polyester epoxies are used as powder coatings for washers, driers and other “white goods”. Fusion Bonded Epoxy Powder Coatings (FBE) are extensively used for corrosion protection of steel pipes and fittings used in the oil and gas industry, potable water transmission pipelines (steel), and concrete reinforcing rebar. Epoxy coatings are also widely used as primers to improve the adhesion of automotive and marine paints especially on metal surfaces where corrosion (rusting) resistance is important. Metal cans and containers are often coated with epoxy to prevent rusting, especially for foods like tomatoes that are acidic. Epoxy resins are also used for decorative flooring applications such as terrazzo flooring, chip flooring, and colored aggregate flooring. Epoxy flooring has been proven to be an environmentally friendly alternate to other types of flooring [READ MORE]
Another reason to install garage flooring is that it protects your garage floor. &;It is due to the nature of concrete.
Garage floor coating helps to seal your concrete. This is important, because in it’s natural state,concrete is extremely porous. As such, anything like motor oil can cause a permanent stain on your concrete. With garage flooring, however, clean up is easy, and it is stain-proof.
So let’s recap. Protects your flooring, makes your garage look like a showroom, and stain-proof. These reasons and more are reasons to install epoxy garage flooring today.
Triton Garage Cabinets & Storage Systems
4185 West Clarendon Ave.
Phoenix, AZ. 85019