EPOXY FLOORING FOR OUTDOOR USES

Concrete resurfacing has become a go to choice for many treatments around the home.

You can find practical and awesome ways to use concrete resurfacing on your property to create truly memorable, comfortable settings.

In this article, though, we want to focus more on the outdoor uses.

Now, you can argue that epoxies are great, but not for outdoor usages.

This was not far from reality 20 years ago.

When the epoxies were synthesized back in mid-1930’s, it was obvious that the epoxide group will cause the resin to be vulnerable to UV light.

As a matter of fact, there are widely used in the areas that has little to no exposure to light, such as tanks, pipes and even your garage!

But things are quite different today.

Epoxy resin has come a long way to reach a state that it can be safely advised to be used for outdoor purposes.

There are a number of outdoor grade epoxy resins, which are absolutely UV-resistant.

This has made them a perfect choice for outdoor flooring.

For one thing, epoxy releases no toxins that can potentially harm you or your family.

They can come as an environmentally friendly solution, if they are either 100% solid or water-based.

You might argue that tiles are the same, at least in this matter.

Well, epoxy flooring has some other advantages, which tiles are not able to provide.

Several stone designs and a vast variety of colour options are available.

Also, epoxies are resistant to different sort of chemicals which tiles are not.

To top off it all, the price is comparable with other flooring solutions.

Now, this will explains why they are popular.

They are fast becoming the floor of choice for many designers seeking new and adaptable flooring options.

Versatile epoxy floors are ideal for both indoor and outdoor use in a variety of places.

They add beauty to any landscape and make it extremely durable at the same time.

Some of the places where epoxy is most commonly used for outdoor uses include:

  • Porches/Steps
  • Pool Decks
  • Sidewalks
  • Entrances
  • Driveways

Read the full article on outdoor uses of epoxy resin here.

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