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Find out about epoxy flooring, concrete resurfacing and decorative concreting

We have put together a comprehensive list of our most frequently asked questions about epoxy flooring and concrete resurfacing (covercrete). Our FAQ’s will help you get a better understanding of our process and services.

For further enquiries or quotes, please call our Brisbane office on 0481 287 365.

Epoxy Flooring FAQ’s

  • What type of flooring is Epoxy Flooring suitable for? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • The shiny and seamless finish to the surface of an Epoxy floor makes it the perfect flooring cover in places of high traffic, entertainment, and in workplaces.

    Epoxy flooring is extremely versatile. It can address the needs of garage owners, living rooms, domestic and industrial kitchens, rumpus rooms, alfresco areas, playrooms, laundries, restaurants, shopping centres, workshops, gyms, and offices. It is an extremely versatile product.

    Commercial garages and kitchen floors with an epoxy coating can resist water, a combination of chemicals and water, or a combination of chemicals and oils that are accidently spilt on the floor surface. An epoxy floor’s smooth and resistant surface makes it easy toclean and maintain.

  • Can Epoxy Floors be customised? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • Yes, an Epoxy floor can be customised by adding tints or multicoloured flakes, while additional glitter can also be added so that the floor blends in with any interior décor. Upgrading an epoxy floor is simple and achieved by applying an overcoating onto the existing floor surface to reflect your personal tastes, style or elegance.

    For more information on customising, contact us so we can provide you with the full information.

    As a top coat, a polyurethane sealer is used.

  • How long does a typical epoxy flooring installation take? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • Depending on the coating system used, most installations are completed in 1 to 3 days.

  • What is the warranty? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • We give a 2-year limited warranty against peeling, staining and material flaws. No warranty is given for cracks and other damage caused by the shifting of the substratum underneath the surface.

  • I have some small cracks and pits in my floor. What do you do with them? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • We always treat all the cracks and pop outs of your floor, before installing the epoxy coating.

  • How tough is epoxy flooring and what can damage it? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • Epoxy flooring is extremely strong and durable, but can be damaged by a mechanical force or if the substratum or concrete floor underneath it is damaged. Dragging a heavy object with steel legs across it, for example, would be damaging. An epoxy floor can succumb to scratching like ordinary concrete is but properly looked after it can be exceedingly durable and will last many years looking beautiful.

  • How do I clean my epoxy floor? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • A broom, dust mop or a leaf blower can be used for light cleaning. Standard ammonia water applied with a mop is perfect for deeper cleaning. Never use soaps as they tend to leave a murky surface that can be very slippery when wet.

  • Will the preparation work cause a lot of mess around my home or shop? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • The grinding system we use creates minimal dust and we do not leave a mess after completing our job.

  • How long do I have to wait before I can walk or drive on the surface? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • From experience, you should be able to walk on the epoxy floor surface within 24 to 48 hours. The surface is good for driving on within 5 to 7 days. It may take shorter or longer depending on the time of year and range of temperature.

  • Can epoxy be used outdoors as well as indoors? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • Yes. Epoxy flooring can be applied to floor surfaces of patios, paths, breezeways, porches, and steps of stairways.

  • Is an epoxy floor slippery? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • We use a flake floor system that has a textured feel to it and makes the floor no more slippery than standard concrete when wet. We can also add slip resistant additives to the topcoats that make the floor less slippery.

  • What surfaces can be resurfaced with covercrete? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • Concrete, compressed fibre sheet, some types of tiles, and pavers.

  • How long after the concrete is laid can I have a decorative coating applied? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • Ideally concrete should be ‘broom’ finished, then left for 28 days before we can start resurfacing.

  • How long will the whole process take? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • Generally, an average job should be completed within two to three days weather permitting, some smaller jobs can be completed within one day.

  • How will the work area affect us? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • Depending on where your area to be sprayed is situated we may need to work out a flow of work so that we do not restrict all your door entrances. We will plan with you so that we minimize any inconvenience to your family and pets.

  • Can anything be done with the ugly, rough exposed aggregate around my home? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • Sure can!! We have completed numerous exposed aggregate transformations over the years. There are several options available including honing (grinding down, polishing), applying a skim coat to make smooth then spraying a non-slip coating or hand trowelling a slate like finish, or colour sealing

  • What about the ugly cracks in my concrete? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • Cracks are generally caused because of substrate movement. We can treat any existing cracks with industry standard repair methods. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that the cracks will not reappear in the future.

  • Can painted concrete be sprayed over? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • No, the paint needs to be removed before any type of coating can be applied. We have vast experience in removing paint and other stubborn coatings with the latest concrete grinding and dust collection equipment. We also dispose of all dust.

  • How long after sealing do I have to wait before I can walk on “the job”? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • After we have sealed, you should be able to walk on it after about 3 hours. We recommend that nothing is placed upon it for 5 to 7 days so that the seal can harden slowly and evenly. No vehicular traffic for at least 7 days.

  • What if my concrete is worn, uneven and deteriorating in different stages, can you help? Epoxy Flooring, Concrete Resurfacing brisbane - faq arrow
  • After careful preparation, we can covercrete your unsightly, drab concrete in a refreshing new style and colour of your choice,thus creating a uniform,appealing new look. This is a great way to increase property value.

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