Ways To Use Epoxy

In Your Home

If you are looking for ways to spruce up your home? Is your garage looking a little bland or maybe your basement leaves much to be desired? Well besides your walls, your flooring takes up more space than anything else in your home. When is the last time you’ve updated flooring anywhere in your home, is it time to make an upgrade? Why not think about using epoxy? We don’t mean the bland and gray epoxy you can find at your local retail store, we mean the decorative epoxy flooring systems, Want to know what epoxy can do for you and where you can use it in your home? Well, we have everything you need to know down below!
Garage Floor Epoxy
Epoxy garage floors are by far the most common use of epoxy in the residential setting. This is because nobody wants to sit in a dusty, oil-stained and dark garage! With an epoxy coating in your garage, you can expect some serious improvements to the lighting as epoxy reflects light so efficiently it can make your garage up to 150% brighter! Not to mention, this can make your garage much safer to work and walk-in by making it easier to identify hazards on the floor, easier to see what you are working on and most importantly improve the appearance of your garage.
Epoxy In Living Areas
A common misconception has epoxies being this bland gray and ultra glossy finish that only commercial facilities use. But with the growth of awareness of epoxy through social media apps has made epoxy a fairly common household flooring system. There are beautiful variants of epoxy flooring like metallic epoxy that can mimic the appearance of lava, clouds, and waves. While this form of epoxy is dazzling, you can achieve an industrial look in your home with a slick pure white epoxy or choose from a nearly endless list of color options that most epoxies offer.
Basement Epoxy Flooring
We all know just how dark and gloomy a basement can be in Kansas City, but the real problem with basements lies much further than just the appearance of your under home dwelling. Basements have a major problem with water and epoxies can be used for the process of basement waterproofing! With an epoxy coating, not only will you have a brighter, more comfortable basement, you can have a basement that is resistant to the growth of mold, mildew and even fungi! When you store valuables, electronics or use your basement as a living area, a basement epoxy can keep you protected and even increase the value of your home by up to 5%.

Metallic Epoxy Countertops
As you may have seen on social media, metallic epoxy countertops are taking the world by storm so let us tell you why. Not only are these counters dazzling, but they also offer benefits that all homeowners stand to gain. For example, epoxy is a nonporous material so stains won’t affect the counter like a marble countertop would. Not to mention that epoxies can last up to 30 years with proper maintenance; which doesn’t need or require the use of waxes or polishes.

Well, there you have it, ways that you can use epoxy in your home today! Now it comes to how you choose to install them. While you may be able to DIY the installation of epoxy, it most often pays to have a professional contractor as they know what it takes to get the job done right the first time, access to professional-grade materials and in most cases offer warranties! No matter what path you take, we wish you the best of luck in all of your home improvements to come!