Will Floor Coatings Crack?

Epoxy floors, and other types of floor coatings like polyurea, polyaspartic, and polyurethane floor coatings are an increasingly popular choice for homeowners around the country looking to protect their floors, while also adding style to otherwise drab concrete floors.

In many cases, homeowners choose floor coatings to mask cracked or damaged floors, but there is the common misconception that floor coatings can prevent  cracks. This is not the case however. Cracking floors are generally formed by the home’s foundation settling. A floor coating cannot prevent this from happening, and if the settling process is significant enough, cracks can show through over time.

Do Epoxy Floors Crack?

Epoxy floors are very rigid. As a material, epoxy has very little flexibility, so slight shifts in the foundation can lead to cracks forming in an epoxy coating, leaving you with cracked floors that are difficult to repair without recoating with a new layer of epoxy–an expensive proposition.

A Better Floor Coating Solution

Here at Prestige Floor Coating we want your floors to look great and last. This is why we developed a proprietary blend. This floor coating is not epoxy and thanks to this it can stand up to a lot of use, continuing to look good for years to come.

Our floor coating’s unique blend makes is 6 times more flexible than epoxy.  The flexibility of our product will allow for greater fluctuation in the floor without cracks showing through the floor coating. It will protect your floor, look good and is environmentally friendly.

If you are looking for a flooring product that was designed specifically for the the Mid-Atlantic area, contact the team at Prestige Floor Coating today.


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