Epoxy flooring

epoxy flooring is suitable for heavy duty areas, but also for at home

Epoxy flooring lasts the longest

If you are looking for a floor solution that lasts long in almost any environment, is easy to clean and applicable on concrete floors; epoxy flooring is what you are looking for! It is suitable for industrial heavy duty areas, commercial buildings and even for at home.

Here we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of epoxy flooring, see what kind of products are available and who could apply them in the UK.

Pros and Cons of epoxy resin flooring

Epoxy flooring is one of the most durable concrete floor solutions; it lasts several decades if maintained accordingly. It does not peel or crack  and it protects the underlying concrete from moisture, grease, stains and cracks.

However, it is not only protective; it also has got the looks:

  • Available in many colours and patterns
  • Can increase brightness of the area by 200%

Epoxy flooring is additionally suitable for almost any environment due to the fact that it is resistant to many hazards such as mechanical loads, abrasion, bacteria, heta, water, oil and grease and a wide range of chemicals.

Last but not least, epoxy flooring is also an inexpensive option; it is applicable on top of many other floor coatings, hence the costs of surface preparation are remarkably lower than those related to most other flooring systems.

There are however, also some disadvantages you should be aware of.

Even though epoxies are resistant to almost anything, there are a couple of exceptions:

  • UV radiation, hence most epoxy floorings are ideal only for interiors;
  • Impact, if you drop heavy items on the floor, it may require repair afterwards.

The other disadvantages of epoxy flooring lay in the application phase. Applying epoxy flooring requires strictly following the instruction; if it is applied on a moist surface, it will not adhere properly. It does not let the surface breathe, so the moisture can damage the concrete from underneath the coating. The coating additionally, often has a strong odour and rather high VOC content meaning that the application requires appropriate protective means.

However, you can overcome all the application related cons by letting the job done by a contractor.

Epoxy resin flooring contractors in the UK

Garage floor contractor Address
 Gallagher Flooring  17 Reddicap Trading Estate, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 7BU
Impact Flooring Services Short Street, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 8JF
Quattro Contracting (Penrith) Ullswater Road, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7EH
IRL Group Swingbridge Road, Loughborough Leicestershire, LE11 5JD
Warehouse Lines & Signs 412 The Quadrant, Birchwood Park, Warrington, Cheshire WA3 6FW

We are happy to provide you with more possible contractors for your epoxy flooring project. All you need to do is send us a message!

Epoxy flooring products

If you are looking to apply the epoxy layer yourself, we also have some useful tips on the product choice!

Company Type Price (MSRP)
Rust-Oleum Epoxy Rapid WB, epoxy flooring system for garages, warehouses, corridors, car parks etc. £109.00 (5 L)
Coo-Var Profloor Heavy Duty 2 Pack, hard wearing epoxy floor resin flooring for  interior and exterior. £107.00  (5 Kg)
Blackfriar Professional Epoxy Floor Paint, heavy duty, easy to clean flooring. £108.00 (5 L)
Permagard Epoxy Resin Floor Coating Clear, impact resistant and waterproof flooring system. £54.00 (5 L)

In case you wish to gain more information on these, or other epoxy flooring products, do not hesitate to contact us. We will connect you with the right supplier.

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