Epoxy coatings are great flooring alternatives for commercial, industrial, and residential floors. With many options to choose from and the longevity of the floor is almost unbeatable. Epoxy coatings are not only great for garage floors; they are also great for basement floors.
If you have a basement with water problems, an epoxy floor is ideal. You can also visit canadianconcretesurfaces.ca/applications/residential-epoxy-flooring/ for residential epoxy flooring services in Ontario.
Epoxy resin is waterproof, you will no longer be pulling and changing the carpet every time it rains, just take out the vacuum cleaner or clean it and the problem is solved. Epoxy floors are mildew resistant, mildew resistant and non-allergenic, chemical and stain-resistant, and easy to clean also.
Not all epoxies are created equal. Companies use 100% epoxy resin and offer a year's warranty on all floors. Epoxy resins contain fillers and they will peel off in 6 months to a year. So if you're looking for a 100% solids epoxy, you'll be paying a bit more for it, but it's worth the money.
Soil preparation is everything, the pores in the concrete need to be opened before the coating is applied. Soil preparation begins with removing oil stains and sealants or other contaminants; the epoxy resin does not stick to oil or other contaminants.
The second step is to grind the top surface of the floor with a diamond grinder or blaster to open the pores. Acid etching is not enough to open the pores. You will also need a good vacuum cleaner because the dust is very bad and very dangerous to breathe. The third step after opening the pores is to use a vacuum cleaner to clean the concrete and the leaf blower is working properly, you need to remove the dust from the floor.