Epoxy flooring creates a durable and hard-wearing surface that is resistant to objects being dropped and spilled. For this reason, it has uses in all kinds of residential, commercial, and industrial settings. In this respect, epoxy floor coating fort collins is satisfying individuals, families, and their businesses.
As a material, epoxy can be used to cover concrete and wooden floors. With concrete, you just need to make sure that there is no damp; and with wood, to give it a little preparation. The company laying the epoxy flooring can take care of this for you.
So, we shall now consider 3 of the situations in which epoxy might be used as a solution to flooring.
Warehouses where goods are stored can benefit from an epoxy flooring. The durable surface is capable of withstanding goods being dragged across floors multiple numbers of times without damage. It is an excellent surface where there is heavy traffic, in relation to the movement of goods that is. This is the reason why the material is also being used for restaurants, factory spaces, and garages, which we will feature later in this article. It is the amount of use that the flooring has which makes epoxy the ideal solution in these commercial situations. In addition, the surface can withstand chemical spills.
Commercial and Residential Garages
With garages, epoxy flooring can withstand oil spills as well as the high temperatures and flame produced during welding. It is non-porous and stain resistant surface. The epoxy floor will withstand the equipment and car parts being frequently moved across it to repair and service a car.
From the point of view of employee safety, the epoxy flooring is not as slippery as its high gloss and constantly new looking finish might appear, which is maintained by a simple wash with soapy water. A skid-resistant additive can be mixed into the topcoat to make the floor extra safe. So, when it is wet, say in the case of an oil spillage during an oil change, the chance of anyone slipping is minimised. This will make it a Health and Safety officer’s dream surface. An injury to an employee can result in many lost hours of work and a claim for compensation.
Epoxy flooring is excellent for homes with children because it is an extremely safe, scratch resistant, and hard-wearing surface. The advantages it has over concrete is that it is slip resistant, less abrasive, and shock resistant. So, it can withstand childhood play well. The use of epoxy over an existing concrete floor will protect its surface against adventurous play. It will also excite those playing in its environment by being a material available in lots of different colours and textures.
This kind of flooring it often used in areas where muddy boots might be taken off, in kitchens were spills might happen, and in bathrooms.
The durability of the material will mean that it does not have to be replaced for years to come, providing a permanent and cost-effective solution for householders.
In terms of aesthetics, it is easy to clean to maintain its new and seamless look, is attractive because of its high gloss and the many colours and textures available, and available to purchase in a Terrazzo finish, if desired.
In conclusion, there is no doubt that epoxy flooring has many uses in family and industrial situations. It represents a good permanent solution for flooring as it frequently comes with a lifetime warranty from companies offering after services that include filling in any cracks or damage.
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