Epoxy Flooring and Concrete Coatings | Polished Concrete | Calgary

Frequently Asked Epoxy Flooring Questions

Is Epoxy worth the cost?

Epoxy flooring is 100% worth it as a cost effective way to improve the appearance of your living space, make it safer to walk on with its anti slip properties which is especially useful in commercial and instrustrial settings. It is exceptionally durable, easy to maintain and can last between 10-20 years making it extremely cost effective. There are also unlimited possibilities on appearance making epoxy flooring very aesthically appealing.

How long does epoxy take to dry?
  1. Pot Life: Pot life refers to the time during which the epoxy remains workable after mixing the resin and hardener. This time can range from a few minutes to several hours, depending on the product used.

  2. Cure Time: Cure time refers to the period required for the epoxy to fully harden and reach its maximum strength. The cure time can vary significantly usually within 24 to 48 hours. However, it’s important to note that the epoxy may still be sensitive to heavy traffic or other stress during this initial cure period.

Full curing of epoxy can take longer—typically several days to a week.

Does Epoxy require any special maintenance?

Epoxy floors are resistant to stains, but it’s still important to clean up spills as soon as possible.  Sweep or dust mop the epoxy floor regularly to remove loose dirt, dust, and debris. This simple step helps prevent the accumulation of grit that can cause surface abrasions. Gently mop the epoxy floor using a mild, non-abrasive cleaner and warm water. Avoid using acidic or harsh chemicals, as they can dull the epoxy’s shine or potentially damage the surface.  We will provide full instructions on completition of the project.

Can my furniture be placed on the epoxy?

Certainly! Once it has fully cured you can put any furniture you desire onto it.  Our epoxy floors are used in commercial and industrial spaces such as air craft hangars, manufacturing plants and garages so furniture will be no issue at all.

How long does installation take?

Installation time depends on a variety of factors such as the sq footage of the premise.   We will be happy though to provide a free consultation where we will explain the process fully and give you an estimation on project time.

Is epoxy Anti slip?

Yes epoxy has anti slip properties making it perfect in use in all settings, residential, commercial and industrial. It can become slippery if wet but that goes for any solid floor surface.