PRO’S AND CON’S OF
AN EPOXY FLOOR
Everything in life has a positive aspect to it and a negative, including materials and items we purchase and/or install. Epoxy floors are no different; however, they are different in the sense that they offer more pros then they do cons and here is why they are affordable and long-lasting. Those two positives alone make epoxy concrete floors worth investing in but to make things even, we have split up a list of pros and cons so our clients can make the decision for themselves.
- Epoxy floors are 8 times stronger than most flooring solutions. Epoxy floors prevent concrete surfaces from chipping, cracking, peeling, breaking, staining, or breaking down.
- If you’re looking for an easy to clean surface, epoxy concrete floors are the easiest to maintain. Concrete epoxy floors can be swept or mopped and kept from dirt, dust, debris, grime, and mold.
- Designing an epoxy floor is easy when you hire a professional to complete the work. Places like restaurants and professional buildings install epoxy floors for their ability to be personalized with color, texture, and design.
- Epoxy floors offer safety features for homes and businesses that make them highly sought-after. Features like slip, heat, and mold-resistance are health safety features that are hard to beat.
- Epoxy floors are VOC free and are safe for families with young children and pets, schools, and hospitals.
- For those of us who value seamless floors, epoxy flooring systems are the best investment. They can handle heavy loads of pressure and have a seamless surface to avoid any wear on vehicles or machinery.
- For homes and businesses property value is important, so epoxy floors are the best investment to have a 15% or more rise in property value.
- Epoxy flooring systems are not a DIY project. For some people, this is a huge con because it interferes with their own personal touch to their home or business. Epoxy floors require tests and equipment that should always be left to the professionals.
- Unlike paints, epoxy floors take more than a simple 24 hours, in most cases, to be installed.
- Epoxy floors do in fact last long, so to have them removed it will require special grinding tools.
The pros of epoxy floors are much longer and make the cons worth the investment. The truth is, this flooring works. Whether you’re looking for a residential, commercial, or industrial flooring solution, it is always a good choice to choose an epoxy flooring system.