Published on 6/8/2017
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Need a new garage floor?
Why not get a tough one, from our latest member Tough Floors
Tough Floors is a Redlands based business that service all of South East Queensland including greater Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Logan, Ipswich, Toowoomba and Pine Rivers. They also cross the border into Northern NSW to work on various projects. Their specialist products include epoxy and polyurea/polyaspartic and polyurethane flooring that can be applied commonly to garage floors, patios, outdoor areas and in showrooms, retail outlets and a limitless range of commercial and industrial areas.
All their products carry a manufacturers backing that has been tested and satisfied to our standards. The finished product is easier to clean than bare concrete, protects and extends the life of the concrete and can add value for resale.
Today we are going to look at their tough garage floors!
Epoxy Garage Floor Coatings
To start with, every garage is different and as such, treated differently. Believe it or not, the concrete can vary from super hard to super soft. Huh? Super soft? So if I fall on it, I’ll be okay? Um, not quite but let’s not try.
In order to provide you with a quality garage floor epoxy finish, Tough Floors must first follow a process of preparing the concrete by diamond grinding and then priming if necessary.
When they diamond grind as part of our quality assurance process, the quality and hardness of your concrete is going to help them determine the right diamonds needed to prepare the slab.
If the concrete is too porous, they will prime first. Older slabs are generally the better ones to work with which is why they ask set questions to determine potential product needed.
Surface preparation is crucial to a quality job and although you are unlikely to see the preparation, your floor finish over the following years will be testament enough to the high quality of their preparation. It’s not the sexy part but all steps in their process are crucial to get right and must pass their standards before moving on.
A standard double garage is 36sqm and if all conditions are sound (this includes weather, temperature, concrete moisture and preparation), they will complete in two days. All items will need to be kept off for a further two days except cars. They need to remain out of the garage for a week after completion. Although the surface is dry, curing happens under the surface and an uncured coating could upset the tyres on your car, potentially creating a safety issue.
Tough Floors -
Offering you more benefits
- Anti Tyre Peel
- Garage floor coatings
- Residential, Retail, Commercial and Industrial applications
- UV stable (will not discolour)
- Protects and Extends the life of your concrete
- Excellent abrasion and chemical resistance
- Easy to Clean
- Ability to add value to your property
Tough Floors -
QBCC (Queensland Building and Construction Commission Licensed)
License No. 15010428
Check in with Tough Floors at their homepage with us at : http://www.concretebroker.com.au/ToughFloors
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