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3 Reasons Installing Epoxy Flooring Is A Great Way To Invest Your Money

Epoxy floors have gained a lot of popularity over the past few years. The floors come from two major components, which are epoxide resin and polyamide hardener. When the two come into contact with one another, a chemical reaction happens. The result of the chemical reaction is a flooring material that's resistant to every type of damage in the environment. 

Flooring with epoxy also seals and cures any parts that might have started getting damaged by water and other elements. Epoxy flooring can be installed in the home, industrial, and office environment. Here are the three main reasons you should consider an epoxy floor for your building. 

The Flooring Is Durable

The composition of an epoxy floor makes it resistant to almost all the elements that damage the other floor types. Epoxy does not wear because of vibrations, shocks, and impact. It is also resistant to oil, gasoline, chemicals, and other corrosive substances. An epoxy floor is your perfect solution if you need a surface that will not react to water and cause mold damage in your home. 

The epoxy floor will also stay intact when subjected to fire, which means it can help you contain the fire faster. The flooring material resists almost everything that would typically damage the other floor types. This resistance is why professionals use the material to fill up any cracks that develop on concrete surfaces. 

It's Easy to Install and Maintain

Another challenge that most building owners face when choosing flooring material is curing time. Most of the other floor materials need a few days to several weeks to cure after installation. However, this doesn't happen with epoxy flooring because it can be installed and used within the same day. The quick curing process makes it an easy flooring alternative. 

Epoxy flooring is also smooth and non-porous. These two qualities explain why it is easy to clean and maintain. The floor does not have openings, cracks, and joints where mold, fungus, and other problems can develop. 

It Is Beautiful

The other reason to install an epoxy floor is its visual appeal. You can install the floor in any part of your home and transform it into an elegant space because it's usually shiny and classy. You can also customize it to any color that goes well with your home decor. You can have a logo, mark, initials, or another significant design placed inside the floor during installation, especially if the floor is for commercial space.

Epoxy floors are environmentally friendly because they do not have VOCs. The crucial thing is getting a professional to handle the installation process. A properly installed epoxy floor can last for decades and serve you excellently.  

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What's Underfoot? A Flooring Blog

You spend a good portion of your life standing, but what do you stand on? Indoors, you stand on a floor. But that floor can be made from any number of materials. Some floors are made from wood, which is a really classic choice. Others are made from stone tile, and still others from linoleum. In a commercial space, it's pretty common to see concrete flooring, although this would be overkill in a home. Here on this blog, we dive deep into various topics related to flooring. We hope you reflect on what you learn as you stand on your own floor.

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3 Reasons Installing Epoxy Flooring Is A Great Way To Invest Your Money
16 February 2021

Epoxy floors have gained a lot of popularity over