If you are one of the 63% of Americans that have a garage, you may want to investigate different floor coating options. In this article we will tell you about the benefits of polyurea coating for your garage floor.
Polyurea Is 20 Times Stronger Than Epoxy Coatings
Polyurea is stronger and 98% more flexible than epoxy. The material’s flexibility makes it durable and lasts a long time. Because the material is flexible, it won’t crack or peel. Polyurea can also be used in extreme temperatures.
Polyurea Hardens Faster
A fast-reacting polyurea fully cures within a few hours, whereas most polyurethane or epoxy coatings require 24-48 hours before the coated areas can be used to their full potential. This leaves less time for bubbles to form when the material hardens, this is a problem many people see with epoxy coatings.
Polyurea Coatings Are Beautiful
No more gray concrete floor in the garage. Polyurea coatings are highly customizable and are available in a variety of colors and finishes to suit both your lifestyle and your home’s decor. From solid colors to quartz and chip finishes, you’re free to choose the exact floor you want without compromise. Easy on the feet, polyurea coatings are available in both matte and glossy finishes.
Polyurea Coatings Are UV Resistant
Continuous exposure to UV rays often causes floor coatings, like epoxy, to yellow or fade over time. Due to its high temperature resistance, polyurea does not suffer this effect. This coating is thus a great option for spaces outdoors or those exposed to the sun.
Polyurea Is Moisture Resistant
As with all concrete, water vapor gets trapped under the concrete. Polyurea coated floors are resistant to moisture including water and chemicals. You will never have to worry about moisture getting into your concrete and damaging your floor. This is especially important for a garage floor.
Polyurea Is Easy To Clean And Maintain
Because polyurea is resistant to many chemicals, acids, and solvents, cleanup is easy. You don’t need to worry about whether the cleaning products you’re using will damage the floor nor do you need to panic if you spill a potentially harmful substance on it. Polyurea floor maintenance is also incredibly easy. While other floors need recoating after a few years, polyurea withstands the tests of time.
Polyurea Coatings Are Safe For The Environment
Ecological reasons for the use of Polyurea. The curing takes place under high pressure and high temperature without any release of hazardous substances and ingredients. The cured coating membrane does not reach any dangerous components in the environment/air during its lifetime.
Polyurea Coating Increases Safety
Let’s start from the bottom up. Where people step matters. For that reason, a great deal of attention is rightfully given to your flooring. Some of the safety features of polyurea are it is skid resistant, germ free, and slip resistant which makes it easier to navigate across a garage floor even when it is wet. Many polyurea floor coatings have vinyl chips in them that add texture to the garage floor. That texture gives you better traction. All of this makes the floor worry free in regard to slips and falls.
If your concrete floor shows signs of wear, such as chipping, cracking, or staining, it may be time to apply a durable coating. Polyurea is our clear choice. Polyurea is more flexible and can move with concrete because it is easier to work with. It is also stronger than epoxy and more resistant to impact. Polyurea flooring is not a DIY project. If you are ready to have your garage floor coated, call a professional.
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Signature Coatings is the premier floor coating systems provider in Greater Cincinnati. Our custom floor coating systems are of exceptional style and quality. Inside or outside, your transformed concrete will stay beautiful and durable for decades.