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Benefits of Polished Concrete versus Epoxy Floor Coatings
Deciding between polished concrete and epoxy floor coatings for the type of floor for your home or business floors is an important decision that Jenco Companies wants to help you make in the Stockton, CA area. This can be a comparison that is better explained by experts in concrete flooring, with a combined 55 years of experience.
Jenco Companies takes great pride in providing experienced project estimators and detail workers for your project. Their teams will get the job done efficiently and quickly, and make sure that you are satisfied with the results. All of our qualified tradesmen come ready to work with the expertise and proper tools for completing your project.
Comparison of Polished Concrete, Epoxy Floor Coatings
When you begin a comparison between epoxy floor coatings and polished concrete systems, there are some top questions that usually come up in the discussion. These include questions on life cycle, ease of maintenance and cleaning, aesthetics, strength and durability, and if the flooring can hold up to acid or other chemicals.
Polished Concrete Lasts 3x Longer than Epoxy Flooring
The first answer is that when it comes to longevity, a polished concrete floor system will usually last around 10 years versus epoxy floor coatings lasting about three to five years. Plus, the polished concrete flooring system is less expensive than epoxy. Both types of flooring can be cleaned with just water, but you may need to add some sort of detergent to clean the epoxy flooring. However, both of these floor types can be very attractive, but in time an epoxy floor may start to chip or flake.
Durability and Strength of Concrete vs. Epoxy Floors
If you are planning a floor in a place like a garage where there will be heavy machinery, you are better off with concrete vs. epoxy floor coatings. That’s because epoxy may wear off, but concrete doesn’t. You can also get concrete polishing done that will give your concrete floor a shine just as beautiful as the most expensive tile or stone floor.
It can also be painted to add to its attractiveness and to add some style to your environment. It’s also easy to change colors if you decide you want something different. In contrast, epoxy holds up better to chemicals and acids, as these can etch the surface of a concrete floor.
So, the bottom line is that you need to weigh the differences and decide if concrete or epoxy floor coatings best meets your needs, by discussing it with the experts in flooring systems, Jenco Companies at (209) 931-8129