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Can Epoxy Flooring Be Used Outside?

Posted on: February 25, 2018

I’m sure you’ve heard of epoxy flooring, but perhaps you thought it could only be applied to indoor flooring, like garages, retail stores, and showrooms. Maybe you have asked yourself, “Can epoxy flooring be used outside?” The answer is YES. Epoxy floor coatings are great options for outdoor spaces because of its durability and ability…

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How Long Will Epoxy Floor Coatings Last?

Posted on: February 13, 2018

If you’re considering taking on the project of adding an epoxy floor coating to your garage or other concrete, or paying a professional to do the job with industrial-grade epoxy, you are probably wondering how much mileage you can expect. Let’s go over the factors that affect how long an epoxy floor coating lasts, and…

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Can Epoxy Floor Coatings Be Applied to Linoleum?

Posted on: October 25, 2017

Epoxy floor coatings, typically used on concrete, can also be applied to other surfaces such as linoleum tiles and floor panels. The process involves some special prep work, and the results will definitely not be as strong or long-lasting as epoxy on concrete. However, if you have damaged floors and it seems impossible or undesirable…

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Can Epoxy Floor Coatings Be Applied to Wood?

Posted on: October 23, 2017

Epoxy floor coatings can theoretically be applied to any surface. The real question is whether the epoxy will stick. Some wood flooring can be a candidate for epoxy coatings, but it needs to be roughly sanded beforehand. The boards would also need to be very firmly in place with no loose panels, gaps, or buckling. …

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Can Epoxy Floor Coatings Be Applied to Ceramic Tiles?

Posted on: October 13, 2017

The word “epoxy” can refer to a wide variety of substances, some of which are appropriate sealers or paints for ceramic tile floors and some that aren’t. A real epoxy floor coating should not be applied to ceramic tiles. Ceramic does not have the right texture for epoxy coatings, and even if you sand it…

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Is Primer Necessary for Garage Floor Coatings?

Posted on: October 12, 2017

Just as breakfast is the most important meal of the day, preparation is the most important step in applying a garage floor coating. After cleaning and diamond-grinding the concrete, a primer must be installed for the best results. Don’t be fooled into thinking, “it’s just a garage floor,” and neglect to do the job right. …

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When to Replace Your Garage Floor Coating

Posted on: September 28, 2017

Does your garage floor look like it’s taken a licking? Some garage floor coatings will only last a few years at best. Professionally installed coatings with advanced formulas can last a lifetime. Don’t get stressed when the time comes to replace a garage floor coating—there’s a more permanent solution you can choose this time. How…

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Professional Floor Coatings vs. DIY Kits

Posted on: September 20, 2017

Floor coatings can be purchased in kits at hardware stores, so you would assume that they make a sensible DIY project. On the other hand, there’s obviously a reason people pay professionals to install garage floor coatings. So, is it just a matter of convenience, or do you “get what you pay for?” First of…

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Do Garage Floor Coatings Need a Topcoat?

Posted on: September 14, 2017

When you’ve decided to coat your garage floor, you may be wondering if a clear top coat is necessary. After all, doesn’t the coating itself protect the concrete? The short answer is that garage floor coatings do not strictly require a top coat, but adding the right kind of clear top coat only strengthens and…

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Are Garage Floor Coatings Waterproof?

Posted on: September 9, 2017

Two words instill fear in the hearts of homeowners everywhere: water damage. Your concrete garage floor may seem like a tough surface that can handle harsh conditions, but it’s also a place where water can seep through the cracks, threatening your foundation and home. Waterproof garage floor coatings do exist, and they’re a great way…

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Can Epoxy Flooring Be Used Outside?

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How Long Will Epoxy Floor Coatings Last?

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Can Epoxy Floor Coatings Be Applied to Linoleum?

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DIY vs. Prestige Floor Coating

The technicians and installers at Prestige Garage and Floor Coating are often asked how effective the discount kits at the big box home centers are. As we all know, big home centers sell (relatively) inexpensive one- and two-part kits from Rustoleum, Behr, and other manufacturers.

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Mr Brown, Your work crew just finished up our garage floor at our home in Lorton Virginia. I just wanted to let you know what a great job they all did on the floor. They were all very pleasant and polite and were more than willing to answer questions and offer their opinions on choices we had to make. It was a pleasure to have them working on our garage. Sincerely,

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