3 Important Factors to Consider When Opting for a Garage Floor Coating

As a homeowner, it is essential to stay up on the care and maintenance of every component of your home – including your garage. Through usage, strain, and time, a garage floor is susceptible to damage. In turn, this creates an unsightly and unsafe environment.

One of the best ways to overcome these issues and refresh the entire structure is to have a floor coating done. The coating that you choose should be durable, should cover imperfections in the area, and add to the value of your home.

In this guide, you will be introduced to 3 important factors that should be considered to ensure that the coating system that you select will offer you many benefits for many years to come. 

  1. The Rigorous Demands

One of the most important factors that must be considered is whether or not the garage floor coating system that you select will be capable of withstanding the rigorous demands of your garage. For a standard vehicle, the average weight measures in at just under 4,000 pounds.

Then, you must consider the weight of tool boxes, shelves, and other items in the structure. You must also consider whether or not the system will withstand all the activities that are performed in the garage – from vehicle maintenance, to hobbies, and more. The system that you place on the floor should be able to meet the demands while maintaining its luxurious finish. 

  1. Maintenance 

Regardless of what type of garage floor coating system that you put into place, you will be required to perform – at the minimum – occasional maintenance. Will you just have to sweep and mop? What will happen if chemicals end up on the floor? Will simple spills cause an issue?

You should always select a floor coating system that requires minimal maintenance. You will also want to select one that can handle any dirt, debris, and liquid that it comes in contact with. The less maintenance, the better. If it is easy to maintain on top of having less maintenance, that is the absolute best! 

  1. Safety 

Finally, you must consider how safe the garage floor coating system is that you purchase and have installed. It is common to experience slips, trips, and even falls in the garage.

You should go for a garage floor coating system that integrates safety features – such as anti-slip technology. You will also want to choose one that does not release a lot of chemicals in the air. 

Contact Us 

We here at Concrete Coatings of the South offer a large assortment of garage floor coating systems. We will work closely with you to determine that which is best suited for your home and your individual needs.

We are licensed, insured, come with references, and are highly skilled in the preparation, placement, and completion of garage floor coatings. Best of all, we are capable of completing the project in as little as one day! If you would like to learn more, contact us now by calling: 706-249-4131

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