A Cure for Damaged Concrete

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In the more northern US states, winter temperatures can oscillate wildly. With these fluctuations comes freeze-and-thaw…And it can do a real number on your concrete flooring. As winters come and go, your concrete continues to deteriorate. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. There’s a cure. So What Produces the Damage? Water is a strange liquid. When it freezes, …

Low-Odor Epoxy

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You’ve heard of epoxy coatings being applied to outdoor substrates like driveways, patios and walkways. But did you know that the more “cutting-edge” coating products and techniques can create flooring so aesthetically stunning and durable that they’re extremely popular for indoor flooring as well? Basement, living room and kitchen floors are being completely transformed! Carpet, tile and vinyl flooring on …

Upgrading Neighborhoods

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Re-post from March 29, 2019. GarageFloorCoating.com (www.garagefloorcoating.com) has been in business for over 22 years. During this time, we’ve developed, tested and continuously improved our private-labelled epoxy products. And we’ve also learned tricks-of-the-trade…like which equipment and in-field techniques produce the best results. With our products, experience and know-how, and together with our GFC dealers and franchisees, we’ve installed over 60 …

Slip-Resistant Epoxy

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Epoxy coatings are a step up from engineered wood, tile, laminate or vinyl, especially in commercial and retail spaces like coffee shops, restaurants and hospitals. Epoxy is simply cleaner and far more durable. But some folks are worried that epoxy coatings can be slippery, especially when wet. Thankfully the solution is simple. Professional installers incorporate a slip-resistant aggregate into the …

Full-Chip Epoxy Coatings

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Bring a touch of nature into your home with full-chip, mica-infused epoxy coatings. Basements and garages are great places to install this type of flooring. But because it’s so durable, you can install it virtually anywhere…inside and out. What Does “Full Chip” Mean? In a “chipped” epoxy coating system, either thermoplastic PVA or mica “chips” are broadcast into an epoxy …

Cutting-Edge Mica Blends

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In this blog, I’ll introduce you to GFC’s (www.garagefloorcoating.com) latest in cutting-edge chip blends called Bagari SE and Vintage Mica. Since introduction in 2018, these blends have been in huge demand with our franchisees, dealers and our local customers. Read on to find out why these blends keep us far ahead of the competition. The Formula is Ours The Bagari …

DIY Epoxy Kits

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Do-it-yourself (DIY) epoxy kits are readily available at your local hardware and paint stores. These kits are designed for amateur applicators because they are inexpensive and have a long pot life. Because of the longer pot life, the applicator has more time to apply the coating without the worry that it will set during application. Simply stated, DIY epoxies are …

Durable Epoxy

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In certain areas of your home or business, carpet, tile and vinyl flooring may make perfect sense. But in areas where heavy traffic, heavy loads and high impact reign, carpet, tile and vinyl flooring just won’t do. You need more resilient flooring and a durable epoxy coating is the best solution for you. Industrial grade epoxy floor coatings typically come …

Home Value

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Nothing’s better than watching your home’s value increase over time. It provides a sense of financial well-being. The latent capital in your home can help you in retirement or provide a safety net if times get tough. Or maybe you’ve bought your home as a short term investment…a pending flip. So with each home improvement project you take on, increasing …

The Right Equipment

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If you’re a professional contractor that specializes in the installation of epoxy, polyurethane or polyaspartic floor coatings, then you know the importance of concrete preparation. Using the right equipment during this step is critical to installing high quality floor coatings. Concrete Surface Profile (CSP) For epoxy coating products to properly “bond”, the concrete needs to be rough. That is, it …