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Is Epoxy Flooring expensive?

Epoxy Flooring is a premium product, there are many different systems available to meet your application requirements and budget. Contact us to find out more about your flooring project.

 

 

Is Epoxy Flooring safe?

Epoxy installed correctly to manufactures specifications is safe.

 

 

Is Epoxy Flooring scratch resistant?

Epoxy is a durable hard-wearing floor coating that will outperform most other flooring options.

 

 

Is Epoxy Flooring waterproof?

Epoxy is not waterproof however, it is watertight. Waterproof epoxy options are available, contact us to find out more about your flooring project.

 

 

Is Epoxy Flooring better than Vinyl?

Epoxy is better suited to harsh industrial environments than Vinyl. This is because of the bond it has to the sub straight and the nature of its seamless installation.

 

 

Can Epoxy Flooring be used outside?

UV Stable products do exist however, as a general rule most epoxy products may experience discolouration over time. This is purely a cosmetic issue and does not affect the performance of the floor. If this slight discoloration is not a concern for you, Epoxy and Polyurethane Flooring is a fantastic product for hard wearing external areas such as Truck Bays and Loading Docks.

 

 

Is Epoxy Flooring flexible?

Some flexible Epoxy Flooring options are available, please contact us to find out more.

 

 

Does Epoxy Flooring Crack?

If the manufactures product limits are breached through excessive slab movement, thermal shock or impact Epoxy Flooring can crack.

 

 

Where to use Epoxy Flooring?

Epoxy/Polyurethane Flooring is great for flooring applications such as:

  • Hospitality, Kitchens & Bars
  • Workshops
  • Seafood Prep Areas
  • Bakeries
  • Food Production Facilities
  • Schools
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Abattoirs
  • Car Parks
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Automotive Industries
  • Supermarkets

 

 

What is Self-Levelling Epoxy Flooring?

Some forms of Epoxy Flooring are trowel applied as a thick liquid. These naturally level out small dips or fill small imperfections in the sub straight surface. SL flooring systems are great for repairing damaged slabs or as a finished floor option is Pharmaceutical Facilities where hygiene and easy cleaning are paramount.

 

 

What is Anti-static Epoxy Flooring?

Anti-Static Epoxy Flooring is a conductive flooring system that dissipates static electricity preventing spark. These floors are typically used in highly sensitive areas around computers or production areas with high levels of flammable materials.

 

 

What is Epoxy Flake Flooring?

Flake Flooring is one of the more decorative and aesthetically customisable flooring systems we offer. Paint flakes/chips are laid into the floor before being permanently sealed in.

 

 

How is Epoxy Flooring installed?

Epoxy flooring is typically installed by diamond grinding the sub straight and patching any defects. Depending on your selected system a body coat is applied followed by a seal coat.

 

 

How long does Epoxy Flooring last?

We supply a 5-7 year warranty for our floors.

 

 

How to clean Epoxy Flooring?

Our floor cleaning guide can be found in the “Docs” page on our website

 

 

Can you apply Epoxy Flooring over Tiles?

A – You can apply Epoxy Flooring over Tiles however, the preparation required is more extensive to fill grout lines and replace any drummy sections before commencing new flooring works.

 

 

How thick is Epoxy Flooring?

Depending on your specific system, typically epoxy flooring systems range from 1-9mm thick

 

 

Why use Epoxy Flooring?

Epoxy Flooring is an extremely versatile flooring system with many proven benefits. Contact us to find out more about your project and the best flooring system for you.

 

 

Can you use Epoxy Flooring in a Bathroom?

Epoxy Flooring can be used as a bathroom floor finish

 

 

Is Epoxy Flooring anti-slip/non-slip?

Epoxy Flooring can be installed to achieve many different slip ratings from P1 through to P5.

 

 

Can you grade Epoxy Flooring to fall to floor wastes?

Epoxy Flooring can be graded to floor wasted by installing an epoxy mortar bed underneath the finished floor system. Epoxy beds greatly outperform sand cement alternatives.

 

 

Is Epoxy Flooring good for Commercial Kitchens?

Epoxy/Polyurethane Flooring is one of the best flooring solutions for any commercial kitchen.

 

 

Epoxy Flooring vs Polyurethane Flooring, which is better?

Epoxy and Polyurethane have different properties, thus are better suited to different applications. Please contact us to tailor the best flooring solution to suit your needs.