How To Get That Epoxy Floor Coating
Epoxy floor coatings are one of the best ways to improve your garage, basement, or any other area in which you want a non-slip surface. Installing epoxy is an easy process that can be accomplished by anyone with minimal skill and experience. If you follow these guidelines then there is no reason why you cannot install epoxy flooring on your own!
Steps to Install Epoxy Floor Coatings: Mix the epoxy ingredients. This can be done with a drill, paddle mixer or paint stirrer. It is important to mix the epoxy thoroughly so that it has an even consistency throughout. Pour the mixed solution on your garage floor and spread evenly across surface area using squeegee or trowel. Let dry for at least six hours before continuing to next step. Using sandpaper, lightly sand over dried coatings until all gloss is removed from concrete; this will ensure maximum adhesion between old and new surfaces
Apply second layer of epoxy coating in same manner as first one was applied: mixing ingredients and pouring onto floor. Apply third (and final) layer of epoxy coating in same manner as previous ones were applied. Wait 24 hours before walking on area after each layer dries Use high quality floor cleaner to keep the coating looking its best!
Clean the floor using a high quality cleaner and then you are done! Now all that is left to do is wait for your epoxy layer(s) to dry, which takes at least six hours. Then, simply use sandpaper or an electric sander to lightly sand over dried coatings until it looks smooth with no gloss on the concrete surface. Finally, apply final layers of coating in same manner as first one was applied: mixing ingredients and pouring onto floor. Wait 24 hours before walking on area after each layer dries Use high quality floor cleaner to keep the coating looking its best!