Frequently Asked Questions
How long does epoxy flooring last?
Epoxy flooring can last up to 5 to 7 years depending on use and maintenance. Many factors contribute to the life cycle of an epoxy floor system, such as specified thickness, surface preparation, and the typical traffic endured in the space. Feel free to read our blog on this topic.
How long does it take to install epoxy flooring?
Epoxy flooring can be installed in as little as a few hours. Most typical epoxies will have an 8 to 12 hour cure cycle. However, fast cure options are available for shorter times.
How do you clean epoxy flooring?
Depending on the spaces, use a soft bristle broom daily to remove light debris and an alkaline cleaner with a synthetic mop on a as need basis should be suitable for lightly trafficked areas. Be sure to consult with the installer and manufacturer prior to installation to ensure your routine is approved and appropriate. Read our blog for more details
Is epoxy flooring waterproof?
Yes and no. Epoxy is often used as a water proofer, however a much more in-depth survey of what is being waterproofed and the environment is needed to determine the success. Commonly in the waterproofing of concrete floors elastomeric epoxy is utilized to allow bridging of expansion and contraction joints. Contact us to get a specific answer for your project.
Is epoxy flooring heat resistant?
Yes. Typically epoxy flooring should not exceed temperature of 160-degree heat for sustained periods of time or on a regular basis. With this said, there are different variations of epoxy and seamless floor systems that will allow for temperatures as high as 600 degrees.
What is epoxy flooring?
Epoxy flooring is a liquid mixture of resins and hardeners that is poured on a floor to create a seamless flooring system. Commonly, epoxy flooring is described as, chemical resistant, extremely durable, easy to clean and maintain.