How Concrete Coatings Improve Home’s Resale Value 

Whether you plan to sell your home now or in the future, it would be best to choose an effective option to increase its value. As you do this, consider options that allow you to enhance value without costing you a fortune.

Homeowners have many options right after buying a new home to boost its value. Like the improvements made to the home before a sale, it would be best to ensure you get a perfect rate on your investment. It simply doesn’t make sense to spend a lot of money on the improvement project, but you don’t expect the same to return in the sale.

Getting professionally applied concrete coatings for your home allows you to remove the old, ugly, bare, or cracked floors. It will improve the aesthetic of your home and increase the value of your home.

While it is difficult to estimate how much a concrete coating will increase your home’s value, getting it will undoubtedly impress prospective buyers and drive up demand. Every part of the home could benefit from using these concrete coatings. Here are some of the top uses of concrete coatings to help bolster your home value and demand.

Best Ways to Use Concrete Coatings for Value Addition

Concrete coatings are versatile and efficiently fit your garage floors, patios, pool deck, or business. Here are the top ways to install concrete coatings.

Basement Floors

It is common for sellers to overlook their basement floors, but buyers will take a keen interest in the look and durability of the basement floor. If you have a basement built from concrete, you can improve it with a fresh coat when preparing it for sale. It will enhance the overall aesthetic of the underground space, and the coating will prevent the intrusion of pests, moisture, and any unwanted materials.

Concrete Countertops

Sometimes floors are not the only part of your home that needs remodeling and benefit from concrete coatings. You can coat your kitchen countertops with a concrete coating like polyuria and boost their value. Generally, kitchen remodels will have the highest return on investment (ROI) when renovating. It would be best if you coated your countertops to make an impressive update for your home.

Garage Floors

Buyers always take a keen interest in the garage floors. While the main purpose is to store cars, garages serve various other important functions in the home. The garage is a storage space, showroom, studio, recreation hall, and sometimes a combination.

It would be best to have a durable floor to withstand all this weight and activities. You can seal your garage floor with concrete coatings to boost its durability and improve its appearance. Any potential buyer will appreciate living in a home with such a garage.

Patios and Porches

Patios, decks, and porches made with concrete floors benefit highly from fresh exterior floor paint or any coating. Concrete coatings will fit any deck and offer durability and moisture protection while preventing other environmental concerns that threaten these outdoor spaces.

Driveways and Sidewalks

Concrete coatings are not just for indoor spaces. It can do wonders on your sidewalks and driveways by revitalizing its appearance and strengthening its integrity. Furthermore, coating your sidewalks makes them safer by removing irregularities and increasing friction to reduce the risk of slips and falls.

Wrapping Up

When you get professionally installed concrete coating, the results are different from trying to do it yourself. At Armor Coating Co, we specialize in applying quality concrete coatings and other functional flooring options to last a lifetime.

We seamlessly install our top-rated products on your home, patio, garage, pool deck, and business. We will install the products in just one day to reduce any interruptions. Hire us to get quality services with floors that will last for decades. Contact us today to get a free quote.

How Much Do Your Concrete Floor Coatings Cost?

Each project is customized to your particular concrete flooring needs. Every job we do is different, because we offer different types of coatings and finishes.  We will work with you to develop a free estimate keeping your budget in mind. 

How Long Will The Concrete Coating Last?

We use the highest quality materials in our polyaspartic floor coatings and we’ve perfected our application process to make the concrete coating permanent.  Once completely cured and adhered, the concrete coating is meant to last as long as the substrate it’s adhered to.

What Are The Benefits Of Using Polyaspartic Floor Coatings Over Epoxy Floor Coatings?

Polyaspartic Floor Coatings dry more quickly than Epoxy Floor Coatings, and the finish is also more durable.  Our floor concrete coating finishes are also more slip-resistant and will not discolor like some Epoxy Floor Coatings.

How Long Do I Need To Stay Off My Concrete Floor Coating After It Is Installed?

Our flooring cures within a few hours, however our team of professionals recommends waiting at least 4-6 hours before walking on your brand new concrete coated flooring. After 12 hours, you can begin moving lightweight objects onto the flooring, like light patio furniture.  We recommend waiting a full 24 hours before moving anything heavy back into the area where we’ve applied the coating (your car, heavy equipment or furniture etc.).

Will My New Concrete Floor Coating Turn Yellow?

It sure won’t! Our concrete floor coverings will not yellow or discolor, because they are UV stable. This  one of the many benefits of using Polyurea or Polyaspartic floor coatings.

Will I Need To Reseal My Concrete Floor Coating?

If you follow our maintenance and cleaning guidelines, you should not have to worry about resealing the concrete floor coating. We offer a professional grade cleaner that will easily remove stains or tire marks, but will also preserve the life of your concrete coating topcoat.

How Long Does It Take You To Apply Concrete Floor Coatings?

We’ve perfected our 6-step application process, so most typical projects take between 5-10 hours depending on the square footage.  We pride ourselves in a one-day application, and will do everything possible to stay within that time frame.  Rainy weather can delay the project, but it is rare.

How Do I Care For My Concrete Floor Coating?

You can clean our concrete coatings with typical sweeping, mopping or steaming, and hoses.  We offer maintenance services should your concrete flooring ever need cleaning, however you can also use non-abrasive cleaners, like CLR, to remove grease or other stains. 

Will Oil Stain My Concrete Floor Coating?

Armor coatings are oil resistant as well as moisture resistant.

Who Invented Polyaspartic Coatings?

Bayer Material Science first developed Polyaspartic coatings in the 1990’s to protect steel bridges and infrastructure from rusting and corrosion. It has since been modified for different applications, once being durable concrete flooring coatings.

What Are Polyaspartic Concrete Coatings?

Polyaspartic Concrete coating is another name for Aliphatic Polyurea, which is a hybrid material consisting of ester and other materials. It was originally developed to coat metal bridges.  It was later used to coat concrete flooring due to its durability and moisture resistance. Polyurea is also used to coat truck bed liners.

Can Polyaspartic Floor Coatings Be Used Outside?

They sure can!  We offer wonderful solutions for driveways, patios, and even the area around the pool.  Our coatings are all UV stable, which will help prevent discoloration or flaking.

What Types Of Environments Can Polyaspartic Floor Coatings Be Used?

Polyaspartic flooring coatings can be used in a variety of environments.  The durability, slip resistant finish is fantastic for any industrial setting, storefronts, patios, or even driveways or garages.

How Are Polyaspartic Floor Coatings Applied?

We have perfected a six step process for applying Polyaspartic Floor Coatings that involves prepping the floor, basecoating, applying chips, scraping the chips, and applying the clear UV protective clear coat. 

Can I Apply Polyaspartic Floor Coatings In Cold Temperatures?

You can!  Polyaspartic floor coatings are safe to apply in temperatures as cold as -40 degrees.

How Long Do Polyaspartic Floor Coatings Take To Dry?

Our Polyaspartic Floor Coatings are engineered to rapidly cure, and can be dry in a matter of a few hours!  However, we recommend waiting at least 5-6 hours before walking on newly applied coating and 24 hours before moving heavy objects back onto the flooring.

Do I Need To Hire A Professional To Install Polyaspartic Floor Coating?

Installing Polyaspartic Floor Coating correctly is critical to the appearance and durability of your flooring.  Hiring a professional is the best way to ensure that your flooring will look amazing and last a lifetime! Our team at Armor Coatings is certified in Polyaspartic Floor Coating installation and have many years of experience.

Is It Possible To Cover Existing Epoxy Floor Coating With Polyaspartic Floor Coating?

It is!  Polyaspartic floor coatings are specially formulated for their incredible adhesion properties.  If you have existing patches of epoxy coating, our team can sand it down, vacuum, and wipe down the area with a solvent.  Once prepped, we will apply your new, superior, Polyaspartic Floor Coating