One of the phone calls we get almost every day is what is the “Best Garage Floor Coating or Garage Floor Epoxy for Auto Mechanic Shop?” One of things that many customers do not realize is every garage floor coating or garage floor epoxy product has strengths and weaknesses. In choosing the best garage floor coating or garage floor epoxy for auto mechanic shop you have to consider several factors:
- How easy will it be to find nuts, bolts and parts that are dropped?
- How resilient will the floor be?
- Is it resistant to chemicals like brake fluid and oil?
- Will it be subject to hot tire lifting?
There are a lot of different systems on the market and we sell several systems ourselves. So we sat down with our guys at the plant. We ran some chemical tests. Then we considered some common sense ideas and we have an answer to the question “Best Garage Floor Coating or Garage Floor Epoxy for Auto Mechanic Shop?”
Answer: Best Garage Floor Coating or Garage Floor Epoxy for Auto Mechanic Shop
Our 100% solids garage floor epoxy coating with our 100% solids performance top coat will rise to the challenge. We recommend doing a full broadcast of flakes (50 Pounds per 250 Square Feet).Â We recommend doing the flakes in a solid color, such as light gray or tan to make it easier to find items that have been dropped.
The key here is you have a product that will resist chemicals found when working on cars. Our epoxy will not lift due to hot tires and provides traction while being easy to clean. The full broadcast system is ultra durable and with a solid color it is easy to spot nuts, bolts and parts.
If you have questions, Garage Flooring LLC has a team of knowledgeable garage flooring experts standing by the assist you.
For those looking to coat their garage floor a full broadcast garage floor coating is likely still the best option. We now have that system available in a high-end polyurea kit It is also important to keep in mind that not everyone wants to coat their floor. Many of our customers will stick with an oil resistant garage floor sealer.