FAQs

FAQs2019-07-09T04:16:10+00:00

FAQs

What is the lifespan of an epoxy flooring system?2019-07-09T04:15:33+00:00

The lifespan of an epoxy flooring system depends on the quality of the epoxy material used, proper preparation of the concrete surface, proper installation and the right care and maintenance. Taking all of these considerations, an epoxy flooring system should last about 2 decades or even more.  

Can epoxy flooring installation be a DIY project?2019-07-09T04:15:19+00:00

It can. DIY epoxy kits are readily available in most home depot stores. You have to make sure though that you are up to the task of thorough concrete surface preparation. Remember a concrete surface not properly prepared will result to an epoxy installation failure. 

How long after epoxy installation can I walk on the floors?2019-07-09T04:15:07+00:00

You can start walking on your new epoxy flooring in about 10 to 14 hours after installation. In about 24 hours the new floor can be ready for moderate use. The new epoxy floor will have completely cured after 48 to 72 hours and ready for regular use. 

How do I clean maintain Epoxy floors?2019-07-09T04:20:10+00:00

After installation, the epoxy contractors will leave cleaning and maintenance instructions to keep the floor always looking good as new. Liquid and chemical spills need spot cleaning with damp cloth or mop. Regular sweeping with broom or mop is also recommended.

Washing the epoxy floors with water and mild soap will maintain the high gloss finish of the floors. It is also highly recommended not to use any acid based cleaners as these are harmful to epoxy floors, degreasers with low lather are better options. 

How long does it take to install epoxy flooring?2019-07-09T04:13:28+00:00

It depends on the size of the area but usually a typical garage would take about 2 days. If you are opting for decorative epoxy flooring, additional days may be required. The nature of the preparation of the concrete surface also adds up to the days the project will be completed. 

In what colors is epoxy flooring available?2019-07-09T04:13:11+00:00

Epoxy flooring is available in a wide range of colors. Epoxy color charts include primary colors. You can also mix match colors to create a customized color. Epoxy flooring is also available in various textures and designs. You can discuss your requirements with your epoxy flooring contractor to achieve your desired epoxy flooring look.  

How is epoxy flooring installed?2019-07-09T04:14:17+00:00

Before epoxy is installed, the concrete surface first needs to be prepped. This is to ensure proper epoxy adhesion. Preparation of the concrete surface is done via diamond grinding or shot blasting. The process entails repairing deteriorated concrete and removing contaminants such as oil, grease, fungus, bacteria, dust, and dirt from the concrete surface. 

Well-prepared and cleaned concrete allows the epoxy material to penetrate deep or adhere to concrete to create a long-lasting and strong bond. After the preparation process, multiple layers of epoxy coating is evenly installed over the concrete surface and allowed to cure. 

Aggregates such as flakes, chips and quartz can also be added to create an anti-slip surface and for a customized design. 

Where can epoxy flooring be installed?2019-07-09T04:12:11+00:00

Epoxy flooring system is applied over a properly prepared concrete surface.  It can be used in garages, driveways, pool decks, patios, commercial spaces such as retail stores, showrooms, restaurants, schools and even hospitals. Epoxy flooring system can also be applied in industrial facilities. In short, epoxy flooring system can be applied anywhere there is a concrete flooring. 

Where can epoxy flooring be installed?2019-07-09T04:11:18+00:00

Epoxy flooring system is applied over a properly prepared concrete surface.  It can be used in garages, driveways, pool decks, patios, commercial spaces such as retail stores, showrooms, restaurants, schools and even hospitals. Epoxy flooring system can also be applied in industrial facilities. In short, epoxy flooring system can be applied anywhere there is a concrete flooring. 

Is epoxy flooring better than bare concrete?2019-07-09T04:11:37+00:00

Epoxy flooring is a better option than bare concrete. Epoxy is a mixture of a resin and a hardener. When both chemically react with each other, a strong and durable material is created.

 An epoxy flooring system is a solid and seamless surface that is resistant to impact and moisture. It is also a porous surface that will not chip or crack even if heavy objects drop on it. Epoxy flooring makes bare concrete stronger and more durable by up to 300%. 

Why is epoxy a popular concrete flooring solution?2019-07-09T04:09:20+00:00

Epoxy comes with a lot good flooring qualities including durability and superb chemical resistance. It is a flooring system that is easy to clean and maintain and could last for many years.