Epoxy floor coating is applied in two steps:
Preparation: The floor must be clean, dry, and free of any dirt, grease, or oil. If the floor is not clean, the epoxy coating will not adhere properly.
Application: The epoxy coating is applied with a roller or a squeegee. The coating should be applied in a thin, even coat. Two coats of epoxy coating are usually required for best results.
Here are the steps on how to apply epoxy floor coating:
Clean the floor thoroughly with a degreaser or a concrete cleaner.
Rinse the floor with water and allow it to dry completely.
Patch any cracks or holes in the floor with epoxy grout.
Sand the floor lightly with medium-grit sandpaper.
Vacuum the floor to remove any dust.
Mix the epoxy coating according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Apply the epoxy coating with a roller or a squeegee.
Allow the first coat of epoxy coating to dry completely.
Apply the second coat of epoxy coating.
Allow the second coat of epoxy coating to dry completely.
Once the epoxy coating is dry, it is a durable and long-lasting finish that will protect your floor from wear and tear.
Here are some tips for applying epoxy floor coating:
Work in a well-ventilated area.
Wear gloves and goggles to protect yourself from the epoxy coating.
Apply the epoxy coating in a thin, even coat.
Do not apply the epoxy coating in direct sunlight or in high humidity.
Allow the epoxy coating to dry completely before using the floor.
If you are not comfortable applying epoxy floor coating yourself, you can hire a professional to do it for you.