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Old Apr 6, 2013, 06:31 PM
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garage floor material

what is the best floor material for garage floors? Epoxy, tile cement? has to look good too.

I want this
but not sure if it can handle heavy use from jacks and lifts.
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Old Apr 6, 2013, 06:36 PM
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Old Apr 6, 2013, 06:38 PM
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just lay down marble
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Originally Posted by EVOlvo View Post
what is the best floor material for garage floors? Epoxy, tile cement? has to look good too.

I want this
but not sure if it can handle heavy use from jacks and lifts.
That is a nice floor but it doesn't look like your typical working garage, it'll be a nice storage garage. I don't doubt it could handle a jack, if it is as quality as it looks, it just won't look so nice in a couple months.

I plan to go basic, carpet scraps on concrete floor. Maybe with a liner underneath so I can bin the carpet when it gets too filthy and have a clean concrete floor.
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Stained and sealed concrete is my preference.
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Old Apr 6, 2013, 07:43 PM
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I have a 5 gallon pail of deck restore left over from my current house deck project. I should lay it down on the floor of the garage in our new house and see how it looks. Seems like it will be too abrasive though.
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Old Apr 6, 2013, 11:37 PM
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Old Apr 7, 2013, 05:15 AM
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On eof those Epoxy paint kits is your best bet. Mike did his garage floor, and it stands up well to abuse and chemical spills.
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If you are going to go epoxy IMO your best bet is to pay a professional. The pros will usually diamond grind and acid etch the surface to promote adhesion and the industrial epoxy they use is more durable than what you or I can buy at the big box stores.

I used a concrete "stain" in my current garage and I'm not happy with it but, it may just be the brand I used. As odd as it sounds for stain it actually pulls up like paint.

I like the racedeck stuff but, it's not cheap.
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Why are people answering him? You know he will never come back to this thread.
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Old Apr 7, 2013, 12:46 PM
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Yes, but the topic is different that the FL and whoisboningwhoorwantstobonewho dribble that has taken over. It's interesting for a change.
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Old Apr 7, 2013, 12:57 PM
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This is one of his least interesting threads though. You have to admit that. Case in point.
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Old Apr 7, 2013, 03:03 PM
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Yes, but the topic is different that the FL and whoisboningwhoorwantstobonewho dribble that has taken over. It's interesting for a change.
this... post ***** has become leghumping thread..
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