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Best Epoxy Floor Coating Service in Duluth, MN

One of our services we offer for epoxy floor coating is pole barns. Pole barns may be inexpensive to build, but that doesn’t mean they have to look cheap. At Armor Coatings, we’ve helped countless home and business owners across Duluth, MN, elevate their spaces with quality pole barn coatings.

Coating your pole barn floors won’t just make them look nice either. Polyurea polyaspartic coatings will also improve the durability of your floors while offering moisture, UV, stain, and impact resistance. That means a longer-lasting, low-maintenance surface.

When you trust your pole barn to our professional contractors, you can trust that it will stand up to heavy foot and equipment traffic, chemical and weather exposure, and much more. Let us ensure your floors stay in pristine condition. Call us at (715) 934-9037 for a free quote today!

Better-Than-Epoxy Floor Coating

Metallic epoxy floor paint is a popular option for concrete floor coatings in the Twin Ports area, and it’s an excellent option for pole barns, too—but it isn’t the best option. Polyurea polyaspartic coatings are four times stronger and last twice as long!

Polyurea is exceptionally flexible, and rarely cracks, peels, or flakes like many other types of concrete floor paint do. Add that to its stain and UV resistance (it never yellows!), and you have one of the lowest-maintenance flooring options on the market.

It’s even antimicrobial and anti-slip—a major advantage if you use your pole barn for high-moisture activities. You’ll not only enjoy a lower risk of slip-and-fall accidents, but you won’t have to hassle with fighting against moss and algae. Don’t settle for your standard epoxy flooring. With polyaspartic floor coating, your pole barn floor will be easier to care for and look amazing.

Minnesota Concrete Coating Experts

At Armor Coating, we couple the best materials and equipment with tried-and-tested techniques applied by the most experienced concrete coating contractors in Duluth to provide pole barn coatings that take the benefits of a regular epoxy floor to the next level. You can choose from a massive variety of colors, flake styles, and more.

We’re happy to come take some measurements and sit down with you to show you some examples of our past work. We hand-toss flakes in our coatings, allowing you to fully customize your new pole barn coating.

Floor Coating Options for Pole Barns

Pole barns are highly versatile spaces. Whether used to house vehicles, farming equipment, inventory, livestock, or otherwise, these spaces are ideal for creating an affordable, large storage or work area that’s protected from the elements. We understand that, because they have so many uses, not every pole barn will benefit from the same flooring service. That’s why we do it all! You can count on us for:

  • Concrete resurfacing
  • Sealing
  • Staining
  • Epoxy-like coatings
  • And more!

As an industry leader in the pole barn flooring business, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with the highest quality floor coatings possible. We aim to ensure you get an optimal return on your investment and are 100% satisfied with every aspect of your experience with us.

From Preparation to Installation

While every project is a little different depending on the size of the floor, the condition of the concrete, and the services requested, most jobs involve three basic phases. Here’s what you can expect after you call our friendly experts:

Consultation

Before we get started, we’ll take the time to fully understand your needs and help you choose the right color and coating options for your pole barn. We’ll also provide you with an upfront quote and completion timeline. That way, you know exactly what to expect at every step. We believe communication is key to stellar customer service.

Prep Work

Once you’ve given us the okay to get started, we’ll start by prepping the surface. Typically, this involves shot blasting or diamond grinding at the very least. Don’t worry about the dust either. We use low-dust, safe techniques and specialized equipment. We may also apply fillers and other materials to repair any surface damage and level out the floor.

Base Coat Application

The next step is to apply a base coat that creates a durable foundation for the new surface. Then—the fun part—we hand-toss chips to achieve your desired pattern and color. Our concrete coating contractors have this process down to an art to ensure your new floor is a work of art! Once this first layer dries, we scrape any standing chips away and vacuum to create a smooth, clean surface.

Clear Coating

The final step is to apply a UV stable polyaspartic polyurea clear topcoat that seals the new flooring and creates a nice shine. After that, all that’s left to do is wait! You’ll be able to walk on your new floor within 6 to 8 hours but will want to hold off on bringing in any heavy vehicles or machinery for 24-48 hours.

Final Inspection

When your floor is fully cured, we’ll complete a walk-through with you and go over some basic care instructions to ensure you’re not only happy with your pole barn floor now but will continue to be so for decades to come. We’re also happy to answer any questions you have during your final inspection or after. You can call us anytime! Our professionals are here for you.

Armor Coatings is the Highest-Rated Concrete Coating Company in Duluth, MN

We’re proud to be among the top concrete coating companies in the Twin Ports Area. Our contractors will go the extra mile to ensure you absolutely love your new pole barn floor. We’re also here to handle all your other concrete coating needs. We can tackle floors in any size space, whether residential or commercial, including but far from limited to:

  • Garages
  • Basements
  • Patios and pool decks
  • Driveways and parking lots
  • Walkways

If you’re ready to transform your pole barn’s appearance and durability, give our experts at Armor Coatings a call. Dial (715) 934-9037 to learn more about our pole barn coatings today! We serve all of Duluth, MN, and the surrounding communities.

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