Garage Floor Epoxy Coating Systems

High Performance Epoxy Coating & Resin Chips for Garage Floors, Basements, and More

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What is the Best Resinous Coating for Garage Floors Epoxy Polyurethane or Polyaspartic Epoxy resins have been used to coat garage floors for over a decade In contrast polyurethane polyurea and polyaspartic resins are relatively new All three resinous coatings are highly durable and each has advantages and disadvantages Epoxy resins are used extensively in heavyduty industries and are easier to install due to their slower setting time Polyurea and Polyaspartic coatings provide a faster returntoservice than Epoxy Polyaspartic coatings provide resistance against fading due to the suns UV rays So how do you decide which type of coating to use for your garage floor project There are several considerations A Surface Preparation Our Recommendation If you dont have or cant rent a grinding machine choose Epoxy Surface preparation surfaceprep is critical for the performance of any resinous floor coating It becomes a vital factor depending upon the type of resin used The key objective in the surface preparation process is to prepare the concrete substrate so the resin coating will adhere to it properly creating an invincible bond If you are a DIY enthusiast or a contractor who does not have a grinding machine using an Epoxy coating for the base coat is a good choice Resins like Epoxy with good wettability bond better to the substrate making surface preparation less critical For other types of resin you should rent a floor sander to prepare the concrete substrates B Thickness Requirement Our Recommendation Choose Epoxy for unlevel surfaces If your substrate is unlevel youll need a thick coating that can help level the floor In this scenario Epoxy resin may be the best option Epoxy coatings can be mixed with selfleveling additives and applied up to 18 thick In contrast Polyurea or Polyaspartic coatings cannot be used more than 10 to 12 mil thickness in a single pass 1 mil = 11000th inch Moreover applying polyurea or polyaspartic coatings in multiple layers can become very expensive C Ambient Temperature Our Recommendation For installation in Cold environments use a Polyaspartic or Polyurea resinous coating Polyurea or Polyaspartic coatings cure quickly in cold temperatures It takes 2 to 4 hours for these coatings to cure in temperatures of 40°F or below In contrast Epoxy takes 24 to 36 hours to cure in cold environments Cold cure hardeners are available for Epoxy that will enable it to cure faster though these hardeners will make the final coating less UV stable D Installer Experience Our Recommendation Inexperienced installers should choose an epoxy resin coating Epoxy resins take longer to set 25 minutes whereas polyureapolyaspartic resins set much quicker 10 to 12 minutes Inexperienced installers may find the short set time of polyaspartic and polyurea coatings very challenging E Quick Return to Service Our Recommendation Use Polaspartic or Polyurea resinous coatings if downtime is your primary concern Polyurea and Polyaspartic are the best options for garage floor coatings if a quick return to service is a prime criterion A two or threecar garage floor can be installed in a day by an experienced contractor using these coatings Polyurea and Polyaspartic resins have become very popular in OneDay Flooring Systems Our Overall Recommendations DIY enthusiasts and contractors with little experience may want to use an Epoxy resin basecoat followed by a Polyaspartic topcoat This choice will make the installation easier while providing the UV and quick return to service benefits of the polyaspartic resin Experienced contractors with grinding machines will probably want to use Polyaspartic and Polyurea on level surfaces This choice provides the fastest return to service possible at any temperature What is the difference between Polyurea and PolyasparticnbspGarage Floor Epoxy Coating Systems | Duraamen Engineered Products Inc

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Endura Garage Floor Epoxy Coating system

High-Performance, Resin Chip Epoxy Coating System.

Endura by Duraamen Garage Floor Epoxy Coating and Resin Chip system

Endura by Düraamen, High-performance Professional Grade, Epoxy Coating System for Garage Floors.

Though it may look similar to other brands, Endura isn’t the “same ol’” epoxy chip flooring system. Endura is a professional-grade, high-build, epoxy & polyaspartic resin chip floor coating that is up to eight times the thickness of typical big-box store epoxy paint kits. When appropriately installed, Endura’s superior bond strength will create a protective barrier that will last the life of the concrete without peeling, lifting, or cracking.

Endura resists hot tire pickup and chemicals, making it the perfect choice for garages and auto showrooms. Its seamless, decorative, slip-resistant finish makes it the safe and designer-friendly choice for any concrete surface.

Endura is available in eight popular color varieties. Numerous other colors are available by request.

Features

  • Fast install and quick return to service
  • Chemical Resistance of automotive fluids and harsh cleaning solutions
  • High compressive strength, withstands heavy foot and rubber wheel traffic
  • Slip resistance resin chips
  • Moisture vapor resistant
  • FREE SHIPPING on Endura Floor Kits. An excellent option for the do-it-yourself enthusiast.
endura-garage-floor-epoxy-coating-diagram compared to big box store epoxy coatings, Endura is thicker.

Installing the Endura Garage Floor Resin Chip Epoxy Coating System

In this instructional how-to video series, Bob Harris of the Decorative Concrete Institute demonstrates the application of a typical garage floor coating. The application of a colored body coat, broadcasting of chips, and topcoat options are explained in detail.

Video 1: Bob demonstrates mixing and installing the epoxy body coat (Perdure E21). Proper technique for broadcasting chips to refusal is also shown. Grout coating is discussed for certain types of installations. To view the complete video series which describes surface preparation through sealing the overlay and completion click the “Installation Videos” link in the main menu.

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Garage floor with car parked. Endura resin chip epoxy garage floor package
Endura is a professional resin chip epoxy garage flooring system that last much longer and resists wear and tear much better than store bought kits.
Duraamen's garage floor epoxy coating system is available in many colors with many color variations of resin chips so you can achieve a look that matches your home.
This hot rod garage has a high shine flooring thanks to Duraamen's epoxy resin chip system.
A vintage looking garage. A new garage floor epoxy coating from Duraamen.