fbpx

X reasons to consider metallic epoxy for your shop

Luxury Garage

Flooring Made Affordable

metallic epoxy
When you are looking for a garage floor coating that has the customization of a luxury flooring system with the performance of an industrial facility, you can feel as if you are stuck between a rock and a hard place. There are garage flooring options like stamped concrete, heavy-duty carpet, and interlocking tiles but, none of these options will provide the protection, chemical resistance or the customization of an epoxy flooring system! Where traditional garage floorings fail, garage floor epoxy is able to thrive so is it time to start thinking about this luxury flooring system?
The Affordability Of Garage Epoxy
Metallic Epoxy Floor
Garage floor epoxy is one of the most used coatings around the world, from commercial garages to flashy showrooms. Even the standard garage epoxy can be tricked out to show off an amazing finish, all at a budget-friendly pricing point. Do you think that epoxy flooring isn’t as affordable as we say it is?. Well down below, you will find that we have outlined the average costs of the most popular garage floor epoxies:
  • Standard garage epoxies start at 2-5 dollars a square foot
  • Flaked garage epoxies start at 5 dollars a square foot
  • Metallic garage epoxies begin at 10-12 dollars a square foot
  • Logos can be implemented at around 50 dollars each
Customizing Your Garage Epoxy
Metallic Epoxy Floor
Since you have seen how affordable the epoxy garage floor coating can be, there can’t be that much customization, right? If we take a look back a mere 20 years ago, we will find that all epoxy stylings had little to no option for customization but down below, you can find how far epoxy has come with the pros and cons of customizing your garage with epoxy.
Pros
  • A nearly endless selection of base colors
  • The option to use multi-colored or single-colored flakes with unlimited configuration
  • The ability to use the ever beautiful metallic epoxy flooring system.
  • There are even ways to implement logos and text into your garage floor
Cons
  • Can easily be improperly installed
  • Will need to be replaced if not up to par
  • Epoxy can be very hard to remove
  • Not everyone loves the look of epoxy
Make Your Garage Safer
On top of being an affordable and highly customizable finish, garage epoxies have the ability to make your garage safer no matter how you use it. The dark and gloomy setting of your garage can make the slightest imperfection a massive safety hazard and epoxy can make this unsafe measure completely disappear. Want to know how? Down below we have outlined how a garage epoxy can make your garage safer and also how it can make your garage unsafe in a few scenarios:
Pros
  • Can make your garage up to 150 percent brighter
  • Objects on the flooring will be easier to spot
  • Additives can be used to give flooring slip/skid resistance
Cons
  • Can be slippery when wet or soiled
  • The ultra-hard surface will bruise if fallen on
  • During installation, harsh fumes will protrude
Why You Should Use Garage Epoxy
Besides all of the facts about epoxy flooring that you have seen up above, you will find that epoxy floors have so much more to offer. Are you starting to see why garage epoxy is one of the world’s most used for coatings? Let us help you see it even clearer! Down below, you will find more of the top benefits that your home stands to gain from using an epoxy garage floor coating:
  • Protection against most forms of physical damage
  • Carefree and simplistic maintenance
  • Can be installed in 2-3 days minimum
  • Superior chemical and stain resistance
  • Resistance to waterborne bacteria like mold and mildew
  • Seamless and nonporous finish for increased safety
Investing With Garage Floor Epoxy
The final benefit that we will be covering today is garage floor epoxies amazing investment factors. This is one of the main reasons why residential homes are rapidly making the switch to garage epoxies. From adding value to your home and even adding more life to your concrete there are also downsides of using epoxy all of which you can find down below!
Pros
  • Increase the value of your home up to 5%
  • Help your concrete last 2-3 times longer
  • Epoxies can last 20-30 years
Cons
  • Epoxy is not attractive to all
  • Will be hard to replace or remove
  • Will always end up cracking
The bottom line is if you want a luxury flooring system installed in your garage without having to dig deep into your savings, there is only one option that outshines the rest, garage floor epoxy! Now that you know everything there is to a garage epoxy, we wish you well on all of your home improvement projects to come!
2019-11-29T13:28:28+00:00