Van Gogh Concrete Coatings
Frequently Asked Questions
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What Is Resinous Flooring?
Resinous floors are created by combining thermosetting polymers to create a solid, hard, durable, attractive, chemically resistant and low maintenance floor coating for concrete and other floor substrates. Once used primarily for commercial and industrial purposes due to their durability, affordability and cleanliness… they have now become the new trend in residential custom flooring as well.
What are the benefits?
A properly installed resinous floor is safe, attractive, seamless, chemically resistant, antimicrobial, impervious, cost effective and durable.
Can you explain the installation process?
The specifics depend on what type of floor you choose and the square footage of the area you need coated. In general, however, a standard two car garage with an epoxy and full coverage flake floor will take us a day and a half to install. The first day we arrive and we will use a 600 pound industrial concrete floor grinder with diamond teeth to clean your floor and give it the appropriate profile to create a both a mechanical and chemical bond. This is the most important step and is where many people who choose to acid etch floors go wrong. Without proper floor prep epoxy and other resins will not reliably bond to your floor creating a plethora of problems later on. Because we pay so much attention to this stage… we actually warranty the bond of our product to your floor. After grinding the floor we take the time to patch any problematic cracks and imperfections on your floor that could cause a problem either aesthetically or functionally to your finished floor. When this stage is completed we begin cleaning your floor to remove any dust and possible bond breakers before finally applying epoxy to your floor and broadcasting the flake of your choosing (or create the desired decorative effect if you have chosen a decorative metallic option etc.). We then let the first coat of epoxy cure overnight for a minimum of 8 hours before returning the next day to touch up the floor and apply top coat.
How long will it take before I can park my car in my garage again?
Generally you can walk on your new floor the next day, return some lighter items to your floor after two days, and park your car back on the floor after 72 hours. However, we recommend waiting a full 5 days before parking a vehicle back on a floor after application.
What makes your company different from others?
In short, we simply care more about your floor. We are meticulous, take great pride in our work and pay close attention to detail. We also only use professional grade products and equipment at great cost to ourselves and warranty our work.
How much will my floor cost?
The cost of your floor will depend on the amount of prep that we have to do and the materials you choose. Give us a call today for a free estimate.