Why Epoxy Flooring is a Premier Choice as a Flooring Option

Many businesses, offices, restaurants, warehouses, hospitals, and residences choose Epoxy Flooring as their go-to choice for flooring. Epoxy floors are durable and strong, easy to keep clean and maintain and beautiful. In residential and commercial applications, an epoxy floor adds a wow factor, giving that garage floor or showroom a “look at me” effect.

Epoxy is a thermosetting resin made up of two components -; hardener and resin. The difference between an epoxy-coated floor and an epoxy floor is determined by thickness. An epoxy floor consists of several layers of epoxy applied to a thickness of at least 2 millimeters. A depth less than two millimeters is considered a coating. The epoxy is formed when the two components are combined, creating an exothermic reaction and thus forming the rigid plastic material. As the epoxy cures, it forms an intense bond with the substrate, resulting in a floor strong enough to stand up to the toughest conditions.

There are several types of epoxy flooring offered by hoffmanfloorcovering.com, including:

  • Self-dispersing
  • -; This very strong floor is used in warehouses and factories.
  • Self-dispersing with quartz sand
  • -; This floor offers excellent anti-slip properties. It is commonly found in food processing industries where floors tend to be wet and greasy.
  • Self-leveling
  • -; This flooring is easy to clean and maintain. It is often used in residential applications such as kitchens, dining rooms, and bathrooms.
    Mortar Epoxy
  • -; This is the strongest epoxy floor available. It is typically used in heavy industry settings and is also used to repair cracks and chips in the substrate before covering with another type of epoxy flooring.
  • Graveled floors
  • -; This floor is decorative and difficult to lay. It offers good anti-slip properties.
  • Terrazzo
  • -; This is perhaps the most decorative of all epoxy floors. It is used primarily for large areas such as entrance halls and automotive showrooms. It comes in many colors.
  • Anti-static
  • -; This floor is specifically used in areas that require an anti-static environment, such as laboratories, hospitals, and electronics manufacturing plants.
  • Flaked floors
  • -; In this floor, colored flakes are dispersed throughout the floor to provide a shimmering effect.

Its durability and resistance to chipping, spills, and stains, makes Epoxy Flooring an exceptional flooring choice. Epoxy floors do not produce dust as does a cement floor. They are an excellent choice for automotive garages and workshops as brake fluid, oils, and corrosive substances will not harm the floor. You can also visit them on Google+ for more information.

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