There are many options today for changing the look and feel of the garage concrete floor.
No longer is the garage just a storage room for homes or a place to park your cars to hide them from the weather. They have become an extension of the living space where homeowners are spending more time, not just in the warm months, but year-round.
If you're like me, the garage is also a play room for the kids and the best place to have thier birthday parties so you don't have to sacrifice the inside of the house. A nice finish on the floor makes it that much more enjoyable!
Homebuilders and thier customers are paying more attention to the finish and detail of the garage all the way down to the concrete floor.
Already have a boring garage floor and want to do something about it? It can be resurfaced or refinished a number of different ways! From simple one color coatings to multi-colored elaborate patterns, a garage floor can be designed to match any decor or taste.
Even something as simple as a clear sealcoat can make a huge difference.
What about cracked or damaged floors? Is it worth doing garage floor repairs or is replacing the floor the only option? In most cases the existing floor can be salvaged.Although I'm a concrete guy, I don't want to forget to mention the various garage floor coverings including mats, tiles, and roll-out coverings. These can be installed without any prep other than basic cleaning.
Regardless of what kind of treatment or makeover you want for the floor, it's going to need a good cleaning first.
Concrete garage floors don't have to be the conventional, boring gray surface that we're all accustomed to. From staining, to painting, to elaborate overlays, garage floors can be as inviting as flooring in the house, making the garage an ideal place to entertain or put together an organized shop or showroom. The best part is many of options for a garage concrete floor can be done by you without having to pay a professional.
Besides adding aesthetic appeal, garage floor coatings and toppings protect the floor from vehicle traffic, oil and grease stains, and road salt, adding many years to the life of the floor. A good clear coat of sealer on top of any finish makes cleaning the floor much easier.