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Reasons to Install Epoxy Flooring in Your Business Premises

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Whether your business premises is a factory, retail store, warehouse, or commercial kitchen, you need tough and durable flooring. One possibility to consider is an epoxy coating that covers underlying concrete with a resin substance. Read on to discover why this flooring is excellent for commercial environments.

Durable and Low Maintenance

Workplaces can get grimy and greasy, with oil and food spills, chemicals, hot tyre marks, and regular foot traffic. Epoxy flooring is extremely resilient as the resin coating forms a hard plastic non-porous surface that resists stains. Because of its hygienic nature, epoxy coatings are favoured by pharmaceutical companies and other premises where cleanliness is paramount. Additionally, it can cope with heavy machinery and vehicles. This surface doesn't require any unique cleaning routines so your business won't waste money on exclusive cleaning products and procedures.

Endless Design Options

To create a professional environment, you need to coordinate the flooring with the setting. Expoxy coatings offer endless choices, allowing you to imbue it with many colours and patterns. Contractors can add pigments, chips, and flakes. You'll have a choice of metallic powders, reflective particles, quartz, marble, granite, and other elements. You could design a garage floor that looks like aged bronze or one that mimics terrazzo. To create flooring with subtle texture and tones, you could also go with a range of grey chips. Alternatively, inject your company logo colours into the design.

Easy Installation

Epoxy flooring is relatively easy to install, which will help to keep down costs. It only generally requires overnight curing so that if it's laid one day, contractors can polish it the next. Thus, you won't be inconvenienced for too long if you're keen to get your business up and running. 

Another benefit is that because epoxy is a thin coating, you don't have to start with a recessed or dropped concrete slab. Some finishes, on the other hand, are thicker and thus the concrete base needs to be lower than surrounding ground to start with. This makes installing epoxy less complicated for commercial concrete contractors as the coating can be applied to existing pavement in sound condition.

Epoxy flooring is ideal for businesses. It creates an extremely hard-wearing surface that resists staining, and it can cope with heavy machinery and foot traffic. You can decorate it with a vast array of colours and textures. Plus, it's relatively easy to install, so you can expect to reopen your business sooner. Contact commercial concrete contractors to learn more.