There are many different types of epoxy flooring and while they are all similar in composition, they all serve a very different purpose. Today we are going to take a deeper look into these different types of epoxies and epoxy is even used in these areas. We are going to start with the most common type of epoxy flooring system and that is the garage floor epoxy:
Garage Floor Epoxy
Garage floor epoxy is the most common type of epoxy flooring system for good reason. All of the epoxy floorings benefits are put into play in the garage on a near daily basis and if these weren’t in place, the flooring system would fail in this area. The garage is almost under constant threat from harsh chemicals, whether they are stored or used in the garage. Epoxy flooring is a chemical resistant flooring system as it will isolate all chemicals on the surface for easy cleanup and disposal of the chemical. Not mention without epoxy flooring, the garage is a dim and boring area that can be rather unpleasant to be in for a long period of time. Epoxy floorings light reflective top coat can actually make the garage seem up to 300 percent brighter without the use of additional lighting sources, not only making your garage safer and more inviting, epoxy flooring will save you money!
A trend that is recently starting to catch on in many homes is the use of epoxy flooring in the basement. This is because how versatile epoxy flooring is and how many areas the epoxy is able to thrive in. No basement in Dayton stays bare for long, many homeowners begin converting their basement within a year of owning the home. Epoxy flooring can be used for anything you wish to convert your basement into, from home gym to bedroom, epoxy flooring will have your back. Not to mention that epoxy flooring is able to make the basement seem more comfortable by reducing the amount of moisture that is released into the air through the concrete slab, making the environment less humid, thus making the area more comfortable.
We all know how harsh the environment can be in commercial facilities, and these harsh conditions call for the use of epoxy flooring! With epoxy flooring in the commercial setting, the concrete slab in a facility will be able to handle the effects of using forklifts and heavy foot traffic, the impact from dropped objects and even the use of heavy machinery which vibrations can tear or crack other types of traditional concrete flooring options. Epoxy flooring is used in these facilities for much more than its strength as well. Epoxy flooring is also a USDA approved flooring so it can be used in areas that handle food, food and beverage plants, wet packaging plants, and even refrigeration plants. That is not all though, epoxy flooring is the choice flooring for many medical facilities as it can be wiped down and disinfected with ease.