Concrete surfaces must be carefully prepared prior to application of epoxy resin. This can be done using by polishing the concrete using a concrete floor grinder, or in this case pressure washing was appropriate.
Surface preparation continues by enlarging small cracks in the concrete using an angle grinder
Cracks are filled using an epoxy grade mortar to provide a seamless high quality finish when complete.
Floor is sealed using a epoxy grade primer. This not only stabilises the concrete, but provides a substrate which the final floor coat can adhere to.
Application of the first coat of top coat. Top coats come in a range of colours (e.g. red, green, black, grey, white etc)
Two coats of top coat are used to complete the process. As well as improve the look of the garage The flooring is ideal for any environment that may come under attack from chemicals, high temperatures or aggressive cleaning.
Exisiting Flooring was over 100 years old, contained no insulation, timbers rottten in many places, and needed completely replacing
Existing sub-floor completely removed and site cleaned.
New joists, bearers, and concrete block piers installed
Celetex insulation installed to meet the requirements of the council building control
Herringbone engineered wood flooring installed on 18mm chipboard