The floor of an industrial space undergoes a great deal of wear and tear. Whether this is the result of foot traffic, vehicular traffic or a combination, polishing your concrete floor ensures a number of benefits. An epoxy coating can also offer many of the same advantages as a polished concrete floor.
1. Ease of Maintenance
An epoxy coating needs to be sanded and recoated in order to maintain its shine and beauty. Regular cleaning and an occasional burnish will keep your polished floor looking good for years. If your floor is likely to be scratched or exposed to heavy wear, an epoxy coating could become marred over time. Polished concrete resists scratches and has a harder surface than traditional concrete.
2. Low Cost
Both epoxy floor coatings and polished concrete offer a low cost option for businesses that do not want to skimp on quality. With their low, long-term costs and minimal maintenance, these types of floors last longer and do not need to be replaced as often as some other flooring options.
3. Increased Cleanliness
With spills and accidents often a common occurrence during industrial life, it is important that concrete floors are either polished or have an epoxy coating over them. Because concrete is a porous material, it is not naturally resistant to substances such as oils, chemicals and other liquids. With Liquid Floors, you can find a treatment for your floor that will leave it resistant to the chemicals or compounds it may come into contact with. This means your space will be cleaner, safer, and more productive as a result.
4. Improved Appearance
Today, most businesses want to improve the way they look. Having a pleasant environment in which to work can increase the productivity of employees. While many people think that concrete comes only in a standard gray color — which looks stunning when polished — today’s polished concrete flooring is available in numerous shades and nuances. Epoxy coatings can be color coordinated to designate where particular areas are located for a more productive flow within a business or industrial setting.
Not sure if polished concrete or epoxy coatings are the right choice for your business? Contact Liquid Floors today for an in-depth consultation and a free quote and enjoy the right flooring option to meet your needs.