Ensure Safety and Reduce Allergens with Floor Coating
If you own a business or a garage that has concrete floors, you might want to think about getting them coated. There are multiple benefits to commercial floor coatings, such as safety and the reduction of dust. Not to mention, it provides protection for your floors and for your investment. Let’s take a closer look at these benefits, as well as the options you have for choosing the best floor coating for your personal or business needs.
Did you know that slipping on slick floors is what 85% of worker’s compensation claims are attributed to? That’s a lot of falls! If you want to help ensure the safety of your workers then you need to get rid of slippery concrete. It’s also a good thing to do in your garage to avoid injuries at home. Concrete coating will change the texture of your floor to make it safer for you and everyone else who walks there.
Coating your floors can stop what is called “concrete dusting”. Over time the top layer of concrete can disintegrate and cause white, chalky dust to spread over the surface. Sealing that top layer with a good coating will prevent this and create a cleaner space for you to work. Also, polyaspartic coatings have a low amount of volatile organic compounds (commonly referred to as VOC), which means it won’t have a negative impact on your indoor air quality.
Polyaspartic Vs. Epoxy
When it comes down to the type of coating you should choose, there are pros and cons to both. Epoxy can take six to eight hours to cure, while polyaspartic coatings only take up to two. However, epoxy tends to be cheaper by a few dollars so it might be a better choice if you’re looking to save money. It is said that polyaspartics are less susceptible to sun damage as well, but they are harder to apply and less DIY friendly. In the end your choice is going to depend on your personal budget and plans for application. Still, no matter which type of coating you choose, coating your floors will be a worthy investment that protects you and your property.