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Laying down a new floor in your garage can be a time-consuming and expensive undertaking. With so many options to choose from, picking the perfect one can be daunting if you’ve never done it before.

No type of flooring is perfect; every material has advantages and drawbacks, and epoxy resin is no exception.

Below are the main pros and cons of using epoxy resin flooring in your garage.

Pro: Appearance

One of the main selling points of epoxy flooring is its appearance. Compared to other materials used for garage flooring, the bright look of epoxy is far more appealing. It is also much easier to sweep and clean than most other materials.

Pro: Affordability

Epoxy flooring is one of the most cost-effective flooring options available. The cost per square foot is considerably lower than other materials, and it can be installed over existing concrete flooring with ease.

Neutral: Durability

Epoxy floors have long been valued for their durability. The only caveat is that it needs to be sealed properly and well-maintained. Coating concrete with a layer of epoxy resin makes for a durable surface.

Con: Slippery

One of the main drawbacks of an epoxy garage floor is that it can become extremely slippy when wet. Liquid spills are unlikely to cause damage to an epoxy floor, but they can make it a hazardous surface to walk on.

Con: Temporary

When it is properly applied, sealed, and maintained, epoxy resin is a durable and resilient material. However, no matter how well you look after it, epoxy flooring will need to be replaced eventually; it isn’t a permanent solution. Hot tyres and heavy objects will accelerate the degradation of a resin garage floor.

MMA Resin: A better alternative

Epoxy resin has a lot of shortcomings, despite its benefits. However, there is another option that shares many of the benefits of epoxy flooring while bringing a few strengths of its own to the table.

MMA resin flooring is much quicker to install; it takes just 45 minutes to lay down and is immediately good to go. It is much more resilient and durable, and it has anti-slip properties.

Epoxy resin has been surpassed by MMA resin.

MMA improves on epoxy resin floors in just about every way. If you’re looking for a flooring material specifically designed for garages, MMA resin is the answer. Contact Fusion Coatings today for a quote for MMA Resin flooring. We offer services to the whole of the UK.