The garage plays a crucial role in every home. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most neglected spaces. Homeowners use garages for just about everything, from storing their vehicles and workshops to home gyms and office spaces.
If you have a bare concrete garage floor, everyday activities can turn it into an array of oil stains, cracks, chips, and tire marks. High-quality garage coatings can protect your floor and boost your property value.
Keep reading to learn more about garage floor coatings and how they can help you make the most of your property.
Benefits of Garage Coatings
Garage floor coatings come with several benefits.
Seal and Protect the Concrete
Concrete, on its own, boasts exceptional strength and durability. Unfortunately, bare concrete lets moisture seep through, making it prone to cracks and stains. When applied on top of concrete surfaces, coatings act as a barrier, protecting the underlying concrete from stains and damage.
Enhance Aesthetic Appeal
Coating your garage floor gives it a shiny and seamless appearance that looks smooth and visually appealing. This makes garage coatings more attractive to alternative flooring solutions.
Garage coatings come in a variety of colors and finishes. For example, you can choose a solid color or blend of colors to match the interior design. A shiny high-gloss finish can also brighten your garage for an overall improved aesthetic.
Enhance Your Floor’s Durability
A well-installed garage floor coating can withstand wear and tear produced by daily activities and resist moisture, dirt, grime, dust, chemicals, and tire marking. Coating your floor also improves its ability to absorb impact and resist abrasion.
This advantage is useful for withstanding the weight of heavy machinery and high foot or vehicle traffic typical of most garage environments.
Improve Safety and Hygiene
Concrete floors can become slippery when wet. When installing a garage coating, you may opt to add an anti-slip agent to prevent slip-and-fall accidents. Adding flakes also gives your floor a slight texture for additional traction.
Regarding hygiene, garage coatings don’t collect dust or create a favorable environment for bacteria and other unwanted microorganisms to thrive.
Resist UV light and Moisture
Reliable epoxy professionals use 100% UV-stable polyaspartic coatings to protect your floor from fading or getting damaged when exposed to direct sunlight. High-quality polyurea basecoats provide moisture resistance, forming a waterproof barrier that prevents your new floor from lifting and peeling off.
Save the Environment
Coating your floor minimizes waste, as you may not necessarily have to rip out your old floor. Floor coating also reduces concrete dust that may compromise your air quality.
Since a coated garage floor needs minimal resources (water) to maintain and doesn’t require harsh chemicals, it can help reduce your carbon footprint.
Make Cleaning and Maintenance Easy
Coating your garage floor eliminates seams, joints, cracks, gaps, or pores that may collect dirt, water, dust, and chemicals. As a result, you’ll have an easier time cleaning and maintaining a coated floor compared to a bare concrete, wood, or tile floor.
Regular sweeping and occasional mopping will keep your floors looking as good as new for longer. Remember to steer clear of harsh chemicals and abrasive materials.
The Garage Coating Process
Our step-by-step process ensures you have a long-lasting floor designed only for your specific needs. Here’s a breakdown of how we work:
- We start by mechanically grinding the floor using shot blasters or diamond grinders. This step ensures proper bonding with the concrete slab.
- Next, we repair any cracks or holes in the floor to ensure the floor’s structural integrity.
- We then apply a 100% solids polyurea base coat.
- Before the basecoat cures, we broadcast decorative flakes by hand.
- Once the basecoat fully cures, we scrape off the excess flakes to create a smooth, seamless surface.
- Finally, we apply a UV-stable polyaspartic topcoat.
Over the years, we’ve perfected our process and keep improving upon industry standards to offer the best garage coatings on the market.
Why Get Garage Coatings?
So do garage coatings protect your space and improve your home value? The short answer: is yes. Garage coatings enhance your property’s aesthetic appeal, durability, ease of maintenance, cost-effectiveness, and eco-friendliness.
As a result, you have a longer-lasting garage floor and a more attractive property. Should you decide to sell your property, coating your garage floor makes your home more appealing to potential buyers, increasing your home’s value.
Why Choose Epoxy Power by BMI?
Family-owned and -operated, Epoxy Power by BMI has over 15 years of experience providing clients throughout Los Angeles with the highest-quality, most affordable, and most beautiful industrial-grade garage flooring.
With flooring, every space differs and requires varying flooring performance. That’s why we give every project the attention to detail it deserves and tailors our solutions to best meet your unique needs. Our coatings systems can offer you and your family years of enjoyment while increasing your property value.
Your floor will be ready for use in just one day, and we offer a 20-year guarantee. Are you on a tight budget? We also offer affordable epoxy floor coatings.
Reach out to our friendly team to learn more about garage floor epoxy and polyaspartic floor coatings. Trust us to help you make an informed decision.
Stunning and Reliable Garage Coatings in Los Angeles
Are you looking for word class garage coatings that will stand the test of time and add value to your home? Then contact our experts at Epoxy Power by BMI. Call us at (818) 835-8000 to request a free quote.