How to Install One-Day Garage Floors using Polyurea Coating?

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Part 1

Join Bob Harris of the Decorative Concrete Institute as he takes you through the first part of our comprehensive two-part series on installing garage floor coatings in just one day!

In this video, Bob provides an in-depth explanation of the differences between Epoxy, Polyurea, and Polyaspartic resins, highlighting the pros and cons of each. Understanding these differences is crucial for selecting the right resin for your garage floor coating project.

Bob explains the unique properties of each resin:

Epoxy: Known for its durability and strong adhesion, Epoxy is a popular choice for garage floor coatings. Bob discusses its advantages, such as its resistance to chemicals and abrasion, as well as some of its limitations, like longer curing times and sensitivity to temperature during application.

Polyurea: This resin offers fast curing times and flexibility, making it ideal for applications in varying temperatures. Bob highlights its excellent crack-bridging capabilities and shows how to use the Polyurea Joint Filler to repair cracks effectively.

Polyaspartic: With rapid curing times and high UV stability, Polyaspartic resins are perfect for quick installations and areas exposed to sunlight. Bob covers its benefits, including superior chemical resistance and ease of application.

In this video, Bob demonstrates the crack-filling process using a Polyurea Joint Filler and the proper technique for mixing a Polyurea base coat. These steps ensure a smooth and durable finish on your garage floor.

Part 2

Welcome to the second part of our one-day garage floor coatings installation series! Bob Harris from the Decorative Concrete Institute is back to guide you through the detailed process of transforming your garage floor with a professional-grade coating in just one day.

In this video, Bob will walk you through the following steps:

Application of the Polyurea Base Coat: Bob demonstrates the correct method for applying the Polyurea base coat, ensuring even coverage and a strong foundation for the decorative chips.

Broadcasting Decorative Chips: Learn how to evenly distribute decorative chips onto the wet base coat. Bob shares tips for achieving a consistent and aesthetically pleasing finish that enhances the overall look of your garage floor.

Applying the Polyaspartic Topcoat: Bob shows you how to apply the Polyaspartic topcoat, which provides a durable and UV-stable finish. This topcoat protects the decorative chips and ensures long-lasting performance and easy maintenance.

Bob provides expert tips and insights throughout the video to help you achieve a flawless finish. Whether you’re a DIY enthusiast or a professional contractor, this video will equip you with the knowledge and techniques needed for a successful garage floor coating installation.