3 Things You Should Know about Epoxy Garage Floor Paint

If you spend a lot of time in your garage you might be wondering how to make the whole experience a little more enjoyable. If you’re struggling right now with issues like dealing with a lot of moisture seeping, or the concrete has some problem areas that are cracked or uneven, making it a bit of a hazard to walk in that area, then it’s time for you to think about applying an epoxy garage floor paint. Here are 3 things that you should know in order to get the most out of applying an epoxy garage floor covering to your garage.

Do your Prep Work
The prep work you do at the beginning of the project before you put down your epoxy garage floor paint is probably the most important step to ensure that your project is successful. It’s really key to have the floor properly cleaned before you start. You want to get as much dirt and debris removed prior to laying down the epoxy garage floor coating so that it properly adheres to the concrete. After doing a thorough sweeping, you’re going to want to mop the floor with a vinegar solution and then let it dry completely, about 48 hours in total. After that you should be all set to move on to the application process. And applying garage floor epoxy paint is a very easy DIY project.

Safety First while You Install
The end result of putting down a coating of garage floor epoxy paint is like having a brand new floor. During the installation process, however, you’re going to want to make sure to pay some attention to safety. Epoxy garage floor paint produces a large quantity of fumes that aren’t safe to breathe in large quantities. Ventilation is a key component of your installation safety practice. You may also want to get a full face respirator to ensure that you inhale the lowest levels of fumes possible. Another important safety consideration is to make sure that there are no open flames when you are applying your epoxy garage floor coating, since epoxy is highly flammable. Be sure to turn off any heating sources and do your smoking outdoors.

Give your Garage a Facelift
Giving your garage a renewed look is one of the most compelling reasons to consider applying epoxy garage floor paint. You can expect to have a new level floor, free of cracks and chips. The epoxy will fill in these problem areas resulting in a nice level surface. You can find a wide range of colors to choose from to make your space more inviting and comfortable to work in. You can also add a variety of different fleck materials to further add interest to the paint. If you’re planning on remaking your garage space into a showroom of sorts for a vintage car or your prized motorcycle, getting your floor to work for you to show your vehicle to greatest advantage will only make the experience of being in your garage that much more enjoyable.

You don’t have to spend a ton of cash to have someone else come out and apply your epoxy garage floor paint. And when you’re finished, you’ll feel like you’ve got a brand new garage to play in.

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