FFCars.com : Factory Five Racing Discussion Forum - View Single Post - Garage floor coatings
View Single Post
post #6 of (permalink) Old 10-09-2019, 05:50 PM
Senior Member
FFCars Craftsman
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: San Ramon, CA
Posts: 712
Keep in mind what George mentioned. A moisture resistant epoxy primer will help to keep the coating from lifting if you have any moisture issues below the slab. Also, the slab will need to have cured for 28 days before you start an application if you don't use one of those epoxy primers. Doing what we call "broadcasting to refusal" with clean 30 mesh sand on the first coat of whatever material you use for the finish, sweeping and vacuuming the next day, and applying a second coat using a white rubber multi blade window squeegee on a broom handle. Using the squeegee allows you to pull the epoxy over the sand finish thin enough that when you back roll it you leave a textured finish that will help avoid slip issues. There are a number of epoxy manufacturers that only produce materials for floors, and your material cost purchasing directly from them will be quite a bit less expensive. I've been doing epoxy floor coatings for the past 40 years in the commercial construction market. I've done some garages for friends, but mostly avoid residential.
EZ$ is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome


Welcome to FFCars! The representations expressed are the representations and opinions of the FFCars.com forum members and do not necessarily reflect the opinions and viewpoints of the site owners, moderators, Factory Five Racing, Inc. or Ford Motor Company. This website has been planned and developed by FFCars.com and its forum members and should not be construed as being endorsed by Factory Five Racing, Inc. or Ford Motor Company for any purpose. "FFR", "Factory Five", "Factory Five Racing", and the Factory Five Racing logo are registered trademarks of Factory Five Racing, Inc. FFCars.com forum members agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyrighted material is owned by you. Although we do not and cannot review the messages posted and are not responsible for the content of any of these messages, we reserve the right to delete any message for any reason whatsoever. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless with respect to any claim based upon transmission of your message(s). Thank you for visiting the FFCars.com Forum dedicated to Factory Five.