Garage Floor Coating System
You put in beautiful landscaping, transform your patio into an outdoor dining area, decorate and remodel the interior of your home, why would you live with a dirty garage?
Garage makeovers are one of the most popular home improvement project today. The perfect garage makeover starts with a beautiful garage floor coating. But not just any garage floor coating, a Garage Concepts’ garage floor coating system that will last a lifetime. The right coating on your concrete floor will make sure your garage is no longer a dirty room for storing tools and junk, but an extension of the home.
At Garage Concepts, LLC, we use premium quality garage floor coatings that give our clients the very best garage flooring system available. Our Engineered Siloxane top coat is slightly stronger than polyurea/polyaspartic coatings and over 4 times more durable than epoxy floor coatings, providing an extremely durable surface coating that looks great and is easy to maintain. Your newly coated garage floor from Garage Concepts will:
• be flexible and sturdy
• do away with any worries of stains or spills
• enhance lighting
• NOT break down, fade, or delaminate from UV exposure or heavy traffic.
There are so many unreliable epoxy floor coating methods on the market that will flake, bubble and deteriorate within a few years. With the standard epoxy coatings and other systems used by most companies, they are prone to stain, peel and chip off, as well as yellow and discolor over time. Our superior custom floor coating system is designed to last, and is engineered with the technology to withstand abuse and continue to perform for a lifetime. We stand behind the products we use with confidence.
With most epoxy garage floor coatings, it takes days to install and, even worse, another 5 – 7 days before you can get back on it. With Garage Concepts’ advanced garage floor coating system, you can have your custom garage floor coating installed in 1 day and you be back on it the very next day*.
We execute all our own floor installations to ensure your garage floor will be transformed into an attractive, easy to clean, enjoyable space. Our craftsmen are professionals who will treat your garage space with the extreme attention to detail necessary to get the job done right. Our team is confident in their ability to perform the perfect garage floor installation every time, and if for any reason you are unhappy with any of the work done by Garage Concepts, we will be there to make it right, Guaranteed.
*cure times may vary do to extreme temperatures and humidity.
“Absolutely the most professional guys I have had work at my home on anything. The job they did was superb. I would recommend them highly to anyone wanting a garage floor that looks like a showroom. It is so fresh, clean, and comes with a lifetime guarantee!”
– Jill, Dallas, TX
Garage Floor Coating Colors
At Garage Concepts, LLC, we have many “standard” flake colors to choose from, but it doesn’t stop there. We can custom mix an unlimited number of different color choices to guarantee the perfect floor color for your garage. At Garage Concepts, if you can conceive it, we can achieve it!
Here are our 6 standard colors
FAQ - Questions About Epoxy Garage Floor Coatings?
Why Should I Coat My Concrete Garage Floor?
Coating your garage floor helps to keeps things cleaner, it’s easy to maintain, it protects against oil and spills, it lasts a lifetime, and it looks absolutely fabulous! It lends to added living space for your home. You will want to spend more time in your beautiful garage and when selling your property, it most definitely is a positive selling point to future buyers. …more on Why Should I Coat My Garage Floor
How Long Does the Garage Floor Coating Take to Install?
With most epoxy garage floor coatings, it takes days to install and, even worse, another 5 – 7 days before you can get back on it. With Garage Concepts’ advanced garage floor coating system, you can have your custom garage floor coating installed in 1 day and you be back on it the very next day. In colder weather, the cure time is delayed and the installation may run into the following morning.
Grinding vs Acid Etch - Best Prep for Concrete Garage Floor Coating?
Diamond Grinding – Epoxy and other concrete garage floor coatings need to achieve a good mechanical bond to the concrete. The problem with a concrete garage floor is that they are finished with a wet-float technique to leave them nice and smooth, minimizing the porosity of the concrete. Without the proper mechanical bond, the epoxy coating will fail. To get the proper mechanical bond, the concrete garage floor needs to be profiled, or textured, to the equivalent of 60 to 120 grit sandpaper. This is best achieved by grinding the concrete garage floor using diamond blocks. …more on Grinding vs Acid Etch for Concrete Garage Floor
How Long Before I Get the Use of My Garage Back Once the Floor is Coated?
Once Garage Concepts finishes installing your new garage floor coating, you can walk on your garage floor as soon as 4-6 hours later and drive on it in 24 hrs. This means that you get your beautiful new garage back in no time!
Best Way to Clean and Maintain an Epoxy Garage Floor Coating?
Cleaning your new garage floor coating isn’t hard at all. In fact, one of the primary reasons for coating your concrete garage floor is for the ease of maintenance. While garage floor coatings are very resilient against dirt and stains, they do require some regular maintenance to keep their shine. A 24” or 36” dust mop run over your garage floor coating will handle the majority of your epoxy floor cleaning needs. If your epoxy garage floor coating gets a lot of dirt and traffic, you might want to give it a good cleaning every 3 or 4 months. Hard foam mop, a spray bottle with 8:1 ratio of Simple Green and a bucket of hot water will do the trick. Just spray the Simple Green in sections on the floor and then scrub it with a damp foam mop. Dip the mop into the hot water to give the floor a rinse and you are done. …more on Cleaning Your Epoxy Garage Floor Coating
Should I Use a DIY Garage Floor Epoxy Coating Kit?
The most expensive floor is the one you have to replace! Though it appears to be a big money saver to purchase a DIY epoxy garage floor kit from your favorite home improvement store, some quick research will show differently. Though inexpensive, this is the least durable of epoxy garage floor coatings to apply. They are based on older formulations and are not the best value for your dollar. Their resistance to stains and chemicals are not as good as other types of garage floor epoxy and they are susceptible to hot tire lift. After time, sometimes as little as 3 months, the floor peels, flakes and chips off and what is left? A failed garage floor coating that looks worse than before it was applied. If is best to do it right the first time.
What is Garage Concepts’ Process for Installing a Garage Floor Coating?
Prep – the concrete garage floor is profiled using a heavy-duty grinding machine equipped with diamond blocks, followed by a thorough cleaning. Any chips and/or cracks in the concrete are filled as needed.
Prime & Base Coat – a high-solids specialized colored epoxy floor coating is put down as a primer and base coat
Flake – the flake is tossed over the wet base coat, fully covering the garage floor to the point of refusal. After epoxy base coat has dried, locking in the flake, the garage floor is scraped to deflect any flake that is standing up, followed by another thorough vacuuming.
Top Coat – the top coat, an Engineered Siloxane, is applied, providing a beautiful, durable, virtually maintenance-free garage floor coating!
Will Harmful Acids Be Used to Treat My Concrete Garage Floor?
No. Using an acid etch on the concrete garage floor is an inferior method of prepping a concrete floor for epoxy or other garage floor coatings. Garage Concepts properly profiles your concrete garage floor using a floor grinding machine with diamond blocks. This is, hands down, the best way to prepare a concrete garage floor for any type of garage floor coating. ..more on Grinding vs Acid Etching
What is Stem Wall?
The stem wall is the part of the concrete garage floor that makes up the perimeter or edges of the garage floor. The stem wall, also referred to as riser, is part of your foundation and can vary in size and height depending on the construction of the home or building. With Garage Concepts, the stem wall is coated in the flooring process to give the garage the overall finished and completed look.
What if My Concrete Garage Floor has Cracks?
Most cracking in concrete garage floor is normal, it’s just the nature of concrete. These cracks can form for many reasons. Some cracks in the concrete can form due to slight settling of the foundation or in the curing of the concrete slab during installation. These cracks are not a problem in the garage floor coating process, they will be filled and coated to leave your floor looking beautiful.
Are Garage Floor Tiles a Good Option?
Garage floor tiles can actually cost more than a quality garage floor coating by Garage Concepts, LLC. They will stain and wear out over time where a garage floor coating system will continue to stay beautiful year after year. Click here to learn more on Floor Tiles vs Garage Floor Coating.
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