Guess what? Even though different epoxy floors should be used in different industries and applied to certain properties, and how thick a coating or flooring is applied. Typically, if you’re calling it an epoxy coating, it is less than two millimetres thick and if it is flooring, it is more. The difference? How long they will last! So, what are the benefits of epoxy floors?
They are durable. They will not breakdown due to heat, water, or chemicals
Aesthetically, they are pleasing. With many different colours and designs available.
Low maintenance is vital. They do not need constant waxes or sealers
Safety can be important. These floors brighten up a room and increase visibility, they are slip and fire-resistant as well.
What are the different types of epoxy floors?
SELF-LEVELING EPOXY FLOORS
Whenever your floors have been badly cracked or mistreated over the years, you’re going to want a self-leveling epoxy floor. Self-leveling epoxy floors smooth out the rough surfaces of cracked concrete floors and provide a seamless surface that is shiny and can be applied in many different colours! They are typically used in:
Commercial areas that are highly used
EPOXY MORTAR FLOORS
If you’re dealing in an area that is constantly being used for intense chemicals, constant water spills, impact, heavy machinery, and constant foot-traffic, this is the epoxy for you. These coatings are used to create safer floors and enhance the overall environment employees and visitors are in. When being applied, it can be used to repair minor cracks in the concrete as well.These floors can be found in:
ANTI-STATIC EPOXY FLOORS
ESD can make a work environment a dangerous one very quickly. These areas need to do everything and anything they can to reduce the possibility of static and these epoxy floors are the best way to do that! Any areas that deal with flammable products are typically recommended to install anti-static floors, so areas like:
FLAKE EPOXY FLOORS
They almost look like popcorn floors! They add a bit of personality and interest to any area they are installed in. Flake epoxy floors are a decorative option that includes coloured flakes that are added into the epoxy to give it a distinct and unmistakable look.
Can be installed to be slip-resistant
The flakes can be a combination of anything you want
Flakes create a dazzling look