Pool Deck Coatings: Why Use Epoxy Garage FloorFloor Sealer Information When it comes to protecting the garage, floor seale...
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Pool Deck Coatings: Why Use Epoxy Garage Floor

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  • 1. Pool Deck Coatings: Why Use Epoxy Garage FloorFloor Sealer Information When it comes to protecting the garage, floor sealers are the most reliable materials to usebecause these offer protection that could last for several years. Concrete sealers have thecapability of resisting liquids and highly corrosive chemicals thus extending the life of thegarage particularly the floor. Sealers act as a protective layer so liquids, moisture, andchemicals can?t pass through the concrete floor. Without these agents, these highlydamaging substances can seep through the pores and destroys the floor from within leavingone with a poor or a squalid garage.There are four types of concrete sealers which one can use in order to extend the life of thegarage particularly the floor. One of the important thing that although all sealers have thecapacity to shield the floor, each type possesses a different type of protection and use. Forexample, acrylic sealers are reliable but to a short extent because it leaves a thin layer whichcan wear easily especially under heavy traffic. Polyurethane sealer on the other handoutperforms acrylic however its ability to protect the floor would depend on the application.This would mean that the compound must be mixed and applied well in order to get the rightresults.Deck Sealer ReviewOther floor sealers like the epoxy and penetrating sealer are reliable against corrosivesubstances and abrasion as well. However, some consumers avoid them because thesesealers turn yellow when subjected to UV rays. For instance, epoxy stains easily whilepenetrating sealer thins definitely when exposed to heat which is why some users only applythem indoors.Apart from these setbacks, floor sealers also share one common problem and that is theslippery film they all leave on the surface. Floor sealers are all shiny thus giving the floor anelegant look. But this actually becomes a problem when the surface is wet because itbecomes slippery and this promotes accidents. Although some brands have already come upwith a solution to reverse this problem, users are still advised to be careful when walking onthese slippery floors.All in all, floor sealers perform well when it comes to extending the life of the garage.However, these aren?t entirely perfect because each type possess disadvantages. It is alsoessential to consider the drawbacks of each sealer type so problems can be avoided afterapplication.Maintenance of the garage particularly the floor is very essential in order to extend theservice life of the area. Storing of highly corrosive substance inside the garage can?t beavoided. For this reason, you need to protect the garage particularly the floor so you canextend its service life. For instance, spillage of highly corrosive chemicals would not only
  • 2. tarnish the appearance of the floor but they would also render the garage floor useless in thefuture. This is the reason why it is very crucial to protect the floor with coating systems so youcan secure part of your investment which is your garage.EpoxyThere are numerous garage floor coating systems available in the market. One of the mostpopular floor paints which garage owners seem to favor is the epoxy paints. The benefits,particularly the durability of the product seem to convince numerous individuals to treat theirgarage surface with epoxy paints. When epoxy solidifies, it leaves a tough upper coat whichis impermeable to liquids and highly corrosive chemicals. It would a coat that is even harderthan the concrete it is applied on.Effective Way To Seal A Concrete DrivewayBefore you shop for epoxy, you should know that there are different types of epoxy paints. Inthe market or probably online, you will encounter epoxy paints which are 100 percent solidbased. You will also encounter epoxy paints which are 50 percent solid based. 100 percentsolid based epoxy is obviously much tougher once it solidifies while the 50 percent wouldonly yield half of the thickness of the former.Benefits of Epoxy CoatingUsing a 100 percent solid based epoxy paint is more convenient because it leaves a floorthat is 10 times more durable. As a result, your floor can now withstand the harshestelements like hot tire marks, highly corrosive materials, abrasions and many more. You cannow perform heavy garage duties such as changing the oil of your car without actuallyworrying about getting the floor tainted by the chemical since the coat won?t allow thesubstance to seep through the floor. Blog Link

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