Epoxy flooring & resurfacing comprises of flooring systems that enhance & protect concrete surfaces including: seamless epoxy flake flooring, high impact & chemical resistant resinous epoxy floor coatings and decorative concrete resurfacing. Typically suited for residential garage floors, gymnasiums, amenities, driveways, patios & pathways.
Epoxy flooring is basically a plastic-like material that comes from combining 2-part resins and hardeners together. This causes a chemical reaction that forms a durable continuous film coating that hardens & cures in varying gloss levels. The hardening occurs through polymer chains that cross-link together. Epoxy floors are resistant to chemicals, oils, traffic & are very durable when installed correctly. Generally speaking epoxy coatings & flooring systems are installed to give protection from harsh chemicals, solvents, acids and alkalis that would otherwise deteriorate the bare concrete surface. Epoxy flooring can handle repeat abrasion from vehicle traffic & machinery, can be installed with a non-slip finish to make floors safe in wet environments or for OH&S requirements, They are antimicrobial, ideal for the health/ food & beverage industries and can be completed in a decorative fashion to enhance your space in any environment.
Epoxy flooring is typically installed in residential homes (garages, patios etc), Commercial business ( factories, warehouses, food & beverage, mechanical workshops, aviation & retail flooring) just to name a few. Epoxy flooring comes in a huge variety of colours, designs and finishes to complement your specific project. Epoxy flooring is a very cost-effective option, offering longevity/ durability & overall protection to concrete surfaces with a low price per m2 in comparison to some other floor coverings.
Resurfacing & overlays in more depth- Sometimes referred to as covercrete, stencil-crete or spraycrete, concrete resurfacing is generally a decorative spray-on system consisting of a acrylic-polymer binder mixed with cement powder & sand aggregates. This product adheres to the prepared concrete surface & offers great resistance to foot & vehicle traffic while offering a pleasing aesthetic finish.
The process: After comprehensive grinding preparation to the concrete sub-floor, The resurfacing compound is mixed on site & 2-4 coats are spray applied. The system can entail a simple, single coloured finish or can be far more elaborate through the use of stencils, tapes, multi-colour flecks and various finishing techniques. After drying, x2 coats of clear sealer are applied to provide protection from dirt, stains & degradation. The preparation/ installation & composition of resurfacing compounds makes for a system that is tough, versatile, customizable & hard-wearing. Resurfacing is suitable for a range of commercial and residential applications– from driveways to pool surrounds, patio areas and other high traffic external applications. The textures, colours and designs can take your renovation project to a whole new level.