Choosing The Best Types of Garage Floor Coating

Best garage floor finishes

We all want the best garage floor finishes, but it’s hard to know what that is.

This guide will help you better understand the different garage floor coatings, their differences, and how to pick one that works best for you.

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1. Color Chip Epoxy Garage Floors

Color chip epoxy is the top-of-the-line garage floor coating, which creates a thick, lustrous surface that’s both beautiful and durable. By mixing color chips into the epoxy before applying it to your concrete floor, you’ll end up with a unique design that adds interest and texture to your garage space.

This coating will provide you with a strong layer of protection from moisture and other elements that could cause damage to your concrete floor. It also provides a non-porous surface, which makes it easier to clean up any spills in your garage.

In addition to its durability and ease of cleaning, this type of floor coating also has an anti-slip feature that can help keep you safe while you’re working in your garage or walking through a slippery area after it starts raining outside.

2. Solid Color Epoxy Garage Floor Coatings

Solid color epoxy coatings are available in a wide range of colors, making them perfect for highlighting the architectural features of any garage. With extra UV stability and abrasion resistance, solid-colored epoxies provide the best value in flooring and the lowest maintenance costs.

Our epoxy systems are formulated to result in a tough and durable coating that is both chemical and abrasion resistant, with color pigment throughout the entire system for consistent color from the first to the last coat.

Epoxy coating for concrete will last for up to 10 years, making it a good option for residential garages and slabs in commercial garages and storage buildings.

3. Stained Garage Floor Coatings

Stained garage floor coatings are one of the fastest-growing products in the market because of the beauty stained concrete can bring to your garage floor.

These garage floor coatings are the easiest way to add a touch of color to your space without spending a ton of money on a full renovation. With this type of coating, you can enjoy all the benefits of a regular concrete floor coating while adding in that extra pop of color you’ve been hoping for.

Additionally, because these coatings are epoxy-based, they’re resistant to water and other liquids, which means it’s easy to clean up spills and keep your floor looking great. You don’t have to worry about stains or dirt sticking to your epoxy because they won’t stick.

That makes this type of flooring perfect for those who want an easy way to keep their garage clean without having to do any extra work.

Another great thing about stained garage floor coatings is how versatile they are. You can get them in just about any color imaginable including reds, blues, greens, and even black if you prefer something more neutral looking.

There are many different types of stains available too such as acid stain which has an orange hue or water-based stain which is great for those looking for something more subtle in color but still offers protection against spills and stains from oils or other liquids.

4. Textured Garage Floors

Textured garage floors are usually made up of small rubber pellets that are poured into molds, which are then pressed into an adhesive backing and covered with a protective layer of paint. This process is what makes them look different than traditional tile or concrete floors: they have small textured bumps or lines running through them. The surface is built up with layers of rubber pellets until the desired texture is achieved.

Because these flooring options are more durable and cleaner, they’re often used for high-traffic areas such as garages, kitchens, locker rooms, and gymnasiums.

Textured floors are also incredibly durable and long-lasting; they’re designed to withstand heavy traffic and resist stains and scuffs. And unlike some other types of coatings, textured floors don’t require any special tools or skills to install.

While textured floors do require some maintenance (you’ll need to reapply sealant every few years), they’re relatively low maintenance compared to other types of flooring.

5. Polished Concrete Garage Floors

Polished concrete is a great choice for a garage floor coating. The production process involves grinding and then polishing the concrete slab, which can reveal the aggregate particles underneath and give your floor a minty sheen. If you choose to polish your concrete, you can pick between matte and glossy finishes, depending on how bright you want your floor to be.

Polished concrete is generally easier to clean than other options because of its smooth surface, though it may show oil stains more readily than other options. It also offers thermal resistance and moisture repellent properties that help keep the garage cooler in summer and dryer in winter.

Polished concrete is highly durable and sturdy as well, but it should not be used as the sole option if your garage will be exposed to heavy machinery or equipment.

Before You Leave

The floor of your garage is a key element of your home’s design. It’s an important part of the overall look and feel of your space, and it’s one of the first things anyone who visits your home notices.

If you’re looking for a way to redesign its look and feel, or if you’re just looking to add some new options to the mix, consider working with Garage Floorz. We offer a range of top-quality garage floor coating options, and we can help you figure out which one will best suit your needs.

Contact us today at 615-235-1582 or fill out our online form for more information.

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