Understanding CSP: What Every Homeowner Should Know About Installing Garage Floors

Garage Floor CoatingEpoxy Flooring, Garage Floor Coating, Grinding

When tackling garage floor coatings in the Toledo area, the importance of proper concrete preparation cannot be overstated. From hot, humid summers to frigid, icy winters, Toledo’s climate demands a meticulous approach to ensure long-lasting results. Here’s what you need to know to get it right. How Smooth or How Rough? Concrete Surface Profile (CSP) is the foundation of a ... Read More

The Impact of Trapped Moisture on Garage Floor Coatings

Garage Floor CoatingEpoxy Flooring, Garage Floor Coating

Think of your garage floor as the foundation of a fortress. Just like a fortress needs a strong base to withstand the elements, your garage floor requires proper concrete preparation to combat moisture. In Toledo, with its humid summers and snowy winters, moisture lurking beneath concrete surfaces can become a hidden enemy. Moisture trapped under the concrete slab creates hydrostatic ... Read More

Can You Epoxy Any Surface?

Garage Floor CoatingEpoxy Flooring, Garage Floor Coating

Yes, almost any surface can be coated with epoxy, provided it’s properly prepared and compatible with the specific type of epoxy being used. Whether it’s a garage floor, kitchen countertop, or laminate table, the right preparation ensures a strong and durable bond for a long-lasting, beautiful finish. Some surfaces aren’t suitable due to their nature or composition. For instance, surfaces … Read More

Transform your Garage and Increase your Home Value

Kate BernykEpoxy Flooring, Garage Floor Coating

While 2020 has been a crazy year, the lack of travel and free time has permitted the opportunity to invest back into ourselves and our homes. Home valuations, in our area, have risen; providing amidst the chaos, a positive light. Whether the rise in valuations has encouraged you to move, or invest your back into your current house, we can … Read More

Full-Chip Mica Floors

Kate BernykEpoxy Flooring, Garage Floor Coating

Add a little bit of sass and texture to your home with our full-chip, mica epoxy coatings. An alternative to our standard full-chip flooring system, the Vintage Mica steps up the game with a multi-dimensional finish. What Does “Full Chip” Mean? A chipped epoxy system has thermoplastic PVA  or mica chips (sometimes both) broadcast into an epoxy color coat. The … Read More

Update Your Home with Epoxy Flooring

Kate BernykEpoxy Flooring, Garage Floor Coating

As our friend, Elle Woods, once said: “Excercise gives your endorphins, endorphins make you happy, and happy people just don’t kill their husbands.” In these wild times, filled with togetherness, we could all use a few more endorphins. Yet with gyms (and bars) closed, it has been a bit more challenging to find ways to relax. Because you can’t go … Read More

Minimize Slipping

Taylor RachkoEpoxy Flooring, Garage Floor Coating

Anti-Slip Epoxy

Epoxy coatings are an excellent alternative to engineered hardwoods, laminates, tiles, or vinyl. They are cleaner, far more durable, water & UV resistant, but some people have concerns about the epoxy coatings being slippery, especially when wet. Thankfully, the solution is simple. Our trained, professional installers add a slip-resistant aggregate into the last coat of epoxy. We call this product … Read More

Polymer Comparisons

Garage Floor CoatingEpoxy Flooring, Garage Floor Coating

POLYMER FLOOR COVERING PRODUCT COMPARISONS See how our Poly Hybrid, industrial strength polymer floor coverings stand up to the competition.  A floor covering system applied by Garage Floor Coating – The Great Lakes offers exceptional quality in every rating category. And, our service is second to none.  Call us today for a no obligation assessment of your floor covering needs. … Read More

Rubber VS Epoxy

Garage Floor CoatingEpoxy Flooring, Garage Floor Coating

RUBBER FLOORING VERSUS EPOXY COATED FLOORS FOR COMMERCIAL FLOORING. Rubber flooring has long been used in commercial settings such as retail, hospitals and kitchens.  While rubber floors were innovative at the time, the new technology is epoxy coated floors.  Unlikerubber flooring, our epoxy coating is specially formulated to withstand the weather conditions in the Great Lakes Region.  While harsh temperature … Read More