Epoxy flooring is a method of choice for many people today because it is very easy to apply. The most important characteristic of this material is that it makes the floor shiny and very easy to clean. Therefore, in this article, we will tell you what are its types and how you can apply epoxy flooring yourself.
This is a resin coating for floors or other surfaces that is transparent in color. Thanks to the fact that it can be used on any material, you do not have to replace the flooring you already have at home. In addition, the resin has the following characteristics:
Although their application is very similar in all circumstances, a different resin must be used for each type of surface. These are some of the most commonly used resins.
This is a 100% solids which means it stays on the floor all the time and does not evaporate. It adheres to concrete surfaces that contain moisture or moisture vapor emission from the substrate.
It is a type of epoxy that is applied together with a metallic pigment, which when applied on the floor creates an effect similar to marble, it is ideal for residential floors or in stores, hotels and others.
It is a type of epoxy that is manufactured water based, which creates excellent adhesion on any type of substrates such as: concrete floors, wood floors or porcelain tiles, this type of epoxy is always used as a type of primer for different types of epoxy floors.
This type of resin is used where food is prepared. This type of resin will be in contact with food, so it usually comes with a food safety certification.
This is an epoxy with high chemical and abrasive resistance, which has excellent surface adhesion properties, another feature is its resistance to heavy traffic and thermal shock.
This is the step-by-step procedure you must follow to correctly apply the epoxy resin in your home. You should also keep in mind that the procedure is similar for all types of epoxy. The only thing that varies a little is its preparation.
Epoxy flooring is very simple to apply. In addition, it can be easily adapted to any surface you want to make it look brighter and prettier. If you are thinking about using this method, just contact us.
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