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Mechanicsburg Garage Floor Coatings: Step-By-Step

Project pictures show each layer of the floor coatings installation.


Project Details at a Glance

LOCATION Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (Cumberland County)
PROJECT Garage Floor Coatings
COATING SYSTEM Decorative Chip, Epoxy & Polyaspartic Polyurea
FLOOR SIZE 380 Square Feet
YEAR 2023
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Garage Floor Coatings Step-By-Step

This Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania one-car garage got a new floor coating installed by STRONGHOLD FLOORS. The 380 square foot floor features a medium gray epoxy base-coat, Somerset 1/4'' decorative chip flakes, and a clear, polyaspartic polyurea top-coat. The homeowner also requested that the stairs be coated as well. The concrete, while on the harder side compared to the concrete in most other garages, had no cracking or spalling.

Installing the coatings took our team the normal one and a half days to complete. On the first day, our team ground the concrete to a concrete surface profile of 2 (CSP 2). They then vacuumed the concrete dust before applying the medium gray epoxy base coat. Somerset 1/4'' decorative chips were then broadcast over the floor to saturate the layer.

On the second day, our team returned and vacuumed the excess chips. Once the extra chips were removed, the top-coat of clear, polyaspartic polyurea was applied with 46 grit aluminum oxide. The pictures below are posted in the same order as our installation (except for concrete surface preparation).

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