Why Polyaspartic Garage Flooring Is Important

Polyaspartic flooring is one technique you can use to turn your parking garage into more than just a dull space to keep your car. Today, you can choose from a variety of polyaspartic compositions in a variety of appealing hues. You can further upgrade them with attractive paint or quartz pieces to convert monotonous parking bays into vibrant, well-designed parking lots that resemble high-end car showrooms.

This post goes over six reasons that make garage polyaspartic flooring so important.

Polyaspartic is versatile and vibrant

The color of your garage floor is among the first aspects any visitor notes. Of course, characteristics like endurance are indispensable over time, but when talking about preconceived notions, color is everything.

Polyaspartic floor coverings come in a variety of appealing colors, ranging from solid colors to multicolor themes like confetti. These colors are unique in that you cannot paint them onto the concrete, meaning they will not chip. The color is mostly uniform throughout the resin, which is blended with the hardener to make the hue a permanent fixture on the surface. In addition, polyaspartic can create patterns you can apply, contrary to solid ground hues, on the floor to serve a meaningful purpose or as decoration.

Long-lasting and impact-resistant features

Polyaspartic coating is one of the most durable floor coverings available. Not only can it handle typical foot traffic, but it will also endure your children’s street hockey activities, cycling stunts, basketball competitions, and other activities.

Keep in mind that polyaspartic is most typically used in industrial settings with forklifts and other powerful gear. So it does not matter if you drive a Dodge Ram or a Honda Civic, the floor can withstand its pressure.

It seals and protects your concrete

During winter, flawless polyaspartic floors insulate your concrete from salty deterioration. As you park your car after a snowstorm, the ice and gravel melt and damage your concrete, causing it to start chipping and breaking.

Besides, all the automotive components (grease, gasoline, hydraulic fluid, and so on.) flow and spill onto the concrete, triggering stains and degradation. Industrial polyaspartic coating preserves your concrete, increasing the longevity of your garage floor.

Health and safety

Concrete can be an ideal breeding place for mold, mildew, and germs because of its porous nature. It works as a multitude of sponges, absorbing moisture and creating damp environments ideal for mold and mildew growth. However, polyaspartic floors are water-resistant, seamless solutions that do not allow mold, mildew, or germs to thrive.

Simple to clean and preserve

Polyaspartic-coated flooring lasts for years while still being easy to clean and maintain. Since dirt, dust, and grime can induce micro-scratches and diminish the appearance of your flooring, thorough maintenance can help increase its longevity. In most cases, cleaning with normal water is all that is required to achieve a clean edge. However, you may use a standard floor cleaning detergent at recommended dilution levels to wash your polyaspartic floor more thoroughly.

Increases property value

All home renovation efforts, including polyaspartic garage flooring, raise the sale price (home value). Besides, any prospective buyer values garage flooring that is gleaming and long-lasting, and they are ready to spend a little more on a property with this attribute.

Let the experts help you to upgrade your garage floor 

Throughout Duluth, MN, Armor Coatings boasts excellent polyaspartic flooring solutions. Our Polyurea garage coating solution mimics epoxy floor paint in appearance and feel, but it is four times more qualitative and lasts two times longer than expected! It also resists dampness, discoloration, cracking, UV harm, and other factors. Allow our team of specialists to turn your flooring into a low-maintenance beauty that comes with a 15-year guarantee! For a no-obligation estimate, contact us today.

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