Concrete Coating Specialists, Inc. offers San Diego, CA residents a 1-day polymer topping; polyurea polyaspartic coating. This is an excellent alternative to epoxy floors.
Polyurea polyaspartic floors, also known as chip flooring, provides an affordable option for refinishing commercial kitchens, restrooms, hospitals, aircraft hangars and nearly all other commercial and industrial surfaces. You can also use this technology to remodel your garage and increase its resale value. These offer numerous benefits over epoxies and other concrete finishes.
Why Use Polyaspartic Coatings?
San Diegans like to use this garage concrete application because of its durability. Tiny vinyl flecks, paint scrapings and quartz beads mix with a clear or colored base coat to match any décor. It resists stains, hides imperfections and offers three times the abrasion resistance of epoxy. It can transform a worn, gray slab of cement into a decorative surface that withstands high traffic, UV discoloration and varying humidity.
Starting your residential or commercial project quickly means you achieve results in only a short amount of time. Since this application can be applied at nearly any temperature and humidity level, you avoid delays due to the California weather. They also come in different colors that can be customized with decorative acrylic chips.
Our team begins by grinding the floor so more of the coating can penetrate the concrete. We repair any cracks and then use various staining methods to add color. Our installers prime the surface with low-VOC polyaspartic and then embed decorative chips or grit to add more color and traction. Finally, the team applies a coat of sealer to complete the project. The entire area is typically ready for foot traffic within a few hours and can accommodate a vehicle within one day.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1: How much does polyurea coating cost?
Ans: Generally, the pricing of polyurea coating differs accordingly. But on average, polyurea costs between $4.50 and $7.50 per square foot. And if you opt to purchase a gallon of a full percentage of polyurea, you may have to pay around $35 to $38.
Q2: Is Polyaspartic better than epoxy?
Ans: Nowadays, polyaspartic is the more recommended option to achieve a seamless, durable finish of a garage floor. Compared to epoxy, polyaspartic floors have a flexible finish, making them more durable than epoxy. In addition, polyaspartic doesn’t chip, scratch, or scuff easily.
Furthermore, one layer of polyaspartic dries quickly in an hour or less while a layer of epoxy can take at least 16 hours to completely dry. Long exposure to sunlight and UV may also a factor that will affect your decision in choosing. Epoxy can fade and turn yellow after prolonged exposure to sunlight. However, a polyaspartic treated flooring can resist discoloration even after extended exposure to UV. Hence, these factors make you pay for an extra penny if you opt to go for polyaspartic.
Q3: What is the difference between polyurea and polyaspartic?
Ans: Polyurea is a subgroup of polyutherane. It forms when an isocyanate creates a reaction with water (polyetheramine) in order to produce a urea linkage. Meanwhile, polyapartic is a kind of aliphatic polyurea. Polyaspartic conquers the challenges met with the extremely fast cure time by extending the pot life of the product by allowing a longer pot life, hence, extending the time of application.
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You can buy floor sealer kits at the home improvement store, but the results will not be the same as if you had hired a professional. Concrete Coatings Specialists, Inc. has over 40 years of industry experience to eliminate mistakes and handle any unforeseen issues as they arise. Skilled installers work to understand your needs and finish your project on schedule. If you have questions about the top San Diego garage flooring options or if you are ready to arrange your project, you can also email us at email@example.com.