Garage Floor Alternatives VS. Epoxy Flooring

When it comes to garage floors, options are quite limited so it is important to be able to use one that would work best and last longer to make it worth the investment. For most home and commercial space owners, epoxy flooring in St. Louis, MO is by far the best out there. However, more and more flooring options are being introduced into the market. So how do epoxy floors fare against other garage floor alternatives?

residential garage refinishing St Louis MOPolyurea Polyaspartic

This is an industrial material that is quick-setting and more durable than epoxy. It can be applied with paint chips for a more decorative effect and can be applied on both indoor and outdoor surfaces. As compared to other floor coating, polyaspartic polyurea has to be installed with quick precision because it sets very quickly. There are more design options, such as marble-like or metallic epoxy floor designs. Also, polyurea polyaspartic material costs a lot more than floor epoxy.

garage floor concrete paintConcrete Paint

Probably the most common garage floor coating is paint. Why not? It is very easy to apply, covers most blemishes and stains, and comes in a variety of colors to match the interior design of a home. When compared to epoxy floor coatings, paint is an inferior coating as it could easily peel when exposed to moisture or when scratched. Also, paint has a tendency to fade off, exposing the old concrete underneath.

garage porcelain tilesPorcelain Tile

Tile is an easy-to-clean flooring material that is quite resistant to water and other liquids. The unglazed type is highly preferred for the added traction to prevent slips and falls. There are various color and pattern options for tile, making it a customizable floor for the style-conscious. It is, however, not impact-resistant like garage floor epoxy. It can chip off or break when something is dropped on it. Because it is grouted, it can be difficult to repair this type of flooring.

garage rubber tilesInterlocking Plastic or Rubber Tiles

The great thing about this is that it can be easily installed and is very simple to replace, in case of damage to one more pieces. One just have to simply take out the damaged piece and replace it with a new one. The downside to this is that it is not as durable for heavy usage as epoxy garage floor coatings. Also, because it is composed of several pieces interlocked with each other, any spills could seep through and damage the concrete floor under it. An epoxy floor, on the other hand, serves as a protective layer on top of the existing floor.

Decorative Concrete Resurfacing

April 8, 2020

Dear Valued Decorative Concrete Resurfacing Customer,

We realize you may have questions regarding your upcoming project with Decorative Concrete Resurfacing. While many of the US businesses are temporarily suspending or closing down, due to our business model we are fortunate to continue our work , while strictly adhering to the CDC guidelines. Our staff and crew s are able to abide by the social distancing and disinfecting policies , as we do our part to keep the economy moving. We realize not every business is fortunate enough to have the same privileges, we’re thankful for the ability to keep our team employed during this turbulent time. Customers like you play a vital role in the health of the economy and it’s ultimate return back to normal once w e get through this turbulent time.

If you have any questions regarding your project, please give our customer service center a call. Technology has gratefully given us the ability to work remote and service our customers at full capacity.

As always, w e will continue to keep the health of our customers and employees at the forefront of our decisions and we will continue to keep you informed if anything changes.

 

Sincerely,
Decorative Concrete Resurfacing Team