How to Epoxy Resin Garage Floor

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Re: How to Epoxy Resin Garage Floor

Post by WesleyDRZ400 » Sun Apr 03, 2016 11:27 am

Ricalnic wrote:You'll need some nice new oak planks for the pit now.
Wife already spoke about this, she wants to white gloss the pit planks :laugh:

When we do the doors in the house she can do them with the left over paint (thumbs)

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Re: How to Epoxy Resin Garage Floor

Post by Dutchgit » Mon Apr 04, 2016 7:34 am

Will there be wall paper too ? :cheer:

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Re: How to Epoxy Resin Garage Floor

Post by Redmurty » Mon Apr 04, 2016 8:01 am

I used stable matting in my garage heavy to move around but if it can take a horse it should take the abuse of a bike. But to cover your garage would of taken some money.

Nice job (thumbs)

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Re: How to Epoxy Resin Garage Floor

Post by Jak* » Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:36 pm

If you are doing a new concrete floor be sure to let it dry thoroughly first. Depending on the depth, air flow, temperature etc. this could take anywhere from six weeks to six months.
Has anyone used the paint that they sell once a year in Aldi? The blurb on the tin makes it sound better than the stuff that you can buy from Wickes, Screwfix etc which tend to last me about three years before needing doing again.
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Re: How to Epoxy Resin Garage Floor

Post by Ofiada » Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:14 pm

Just my two cents...sorry for bumping...

I guess it comes down to how much you want to spend. The box store products are of course the least quality products available. Calculate how much you will have to spend on using several layers of that product. Some here have used those successfully. You may have to put a couple layers of it for good coverage which then increases the price. How many sq ft do you have? Will you be parking cars on it? What type of abuse will the floor take? Do you want it glossy? Do you want flakes?

Fred from Alpha Garage above has a top of the line product, Wolvierene. Rugerlady, on here has a 100% solids product which is one of the least expensive 100% solids epoxy, epoxy-coat.

After all my research I decided against the Lowes and Home Depot products because I was not sure they would last and the rumors about hot tire pickup. They may fit your needs though. The most important thing is to prep properly and follow directions of the product correctly.

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Re: How to Epoxy Resin Garage Floor

Post by 92kk k100lt 193214 » Wed Nov 21, 2018 3:01 pm

Its a good bump....but also watch temperatures as these 2 pack products are sensitive to curing times and do not like sub zero temperatures for application. Once laid and cured they will with stand any temperatures. Preparation is everything. 90% of the work is done by the time you start painting it on.
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Re: How to Epoxy Resin Garage Floor

Post by WesleyDRZ400 » Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:57 pm

Since I did this job it has lasted well and has not peeled off at all. I brought the product from a industrial paint center and advice was not to put to many layers as will flake off, prep is key to good job

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Post by Richard Simpson Mark II » Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:49 pm

Well good luck to you and your family, and thanks for sharing your amazing trip with us.

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Re: How to Epoxy Resin Garage Floor

Post by Landsurfer » Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:45 pm

Any thoughts on sealing a screaded floor, just had the new bike living room built with a hand applied screed floor (or conservatory, as she likes to call it :) ) ... but needs sealing .....
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