Metallic epoxy floor coatings have been one of the hottest topics on social media for quite some time. With the growing popularity in these coatings comes more contractors becoming trained and educated in installing the coating which has drastically decreased the pricing of the system; from nearly 20 dollars a square foot to almost 12 dollars a square foot. So what makes metallic epoxy? Well, metallic epoxy is a 100% solid epoxy system that has an additive of metallic pigmentation that is then manipulated after it is laid on the floor with solvents, brushes, blowers, and trowels. With these forms of manipulation, metallic epoxy can take on the look of waves, clouds, and even lava.