Restore and Revitalize Your Flooring with Proven Concrete Restoration Professionals
Bare concrete surfaces will endure many forms of wear and tear, especially in high-traffic areas like garages. So, they will inevitably break down. Foot traffic, vehicle traffic, heavy impacts, dirt, dust, road salt, and corrosive chemicals all work together to chip away at your concrete floor. Ohio introduces a variety of environmental factors that can cause issues for unprotected concrete floors.
If you have noticed signs of wear and tear in your flooring, you can rely on Ohio Garage Interiors for effective concrete flooring restoration. OGI is a leading provider of flooring installation and repair services for Ohio homes and businesses, so you can trust us to get the job done right at a price you can afford. Our flooring experts will repair any cracks and defects with the utmost precision. Our high-strength epoxy floor coatings will prevent future damage while giving your floor a beautiful fresh look.
Do not let wear and tear get the best of your concrete flooring! Contact Ohio Garage Interiors today to learn more about our concrete restoration services.
Common issues in concrete flooring
Cracking & Pitting
Bare concrete is a naturally rigid material, so cracking will inevitably occur without preventative action. In fact, Ohio’s climate makes concrete floors even more likely to crack with temperature and humidity fluctuations and thaw cycles in the winter.
Contraction joints are another cause of cracks. These features are intended to guide existing cracks down specific paths, so they do not spread throughout the entire concrete slab. However, they can make cracks appear more frequently on the individual sections.
Cracking and pitting are typically easy fixes. If you catch the cracks early, we have many effective solutions at our disposal for dealing with them. Leaving the issues alone for too long might result in more costly and time-consuming repairs. So, we recommend contacting a concrete flooring restoration company as soon as you notice signs of cracking.
Settling is a common concrete flooring issue that appears as if the floor is sinking. If your flooring is experiencing minor settling issues, self-leveling concrete can solve the problem quickly. However, major settling can lead to full flooring replacements.
If you think your concrete flooring is showing signs of settling, schedule a free inspection. We offer a full range of repair services that could potentially help avoid spending money on an expensive floor replacement. Our concrete flooring restoration experts can provide you with free quotes for both repair and replacement services, so you can decide which is the best course of access. Typically, if the repair costs are roughly the same as a replacement, a flooring replacement will ultimately provide more value.
Our concrete flooring restoration process
Using the best materials for flooring repair
Here at OGI, we understand that restoring concrete flooring requires the use of high-quality materials in combination with precision repair methods. Therefore, we use polyaspartic polyurea epoxy to ensure the existing concrete floor has the best possible protection against incoming wear and tear.
Steps of crack repair
We begin crack repair with a cold hammer and chisel, chasing the cracks and breaking off any loose edges. Then, we clean the debris left behind by the hammer and chisel with a wire brush. Once the cracks have been treated, we will grind and sand the concrete, so the epoxy will create a stronger bond with the concrete surface.
Floor prep and application of polyaspartic epoxy
Prior to epoxy coating application, we will need to analyze the current flooring, taking factors such as density as well as visible damages and defects into consideration. As a result, we can more accurately develop a plan of action for restoring your flooring.
Next, we prep the flooring with diamond grinding, a process that scarifies and etches the surface. This will open the concrete’s pores and allow our epoxy to bond to the concrete more effectively.
Once we finish prepping, we can flood the flooring with a basecoat of high-strength epoxy primer and squeegee it around the room. Then, we will smooth out the basecoat and begin adding aesthetic touches such as decorative flakes. The basecoat will need to cure overnight to ensure the epoxy settles properly. This basecoat is also applicable for vertical surfaces.
Lastly, we apply our polyaspartic polyurea topcoat. Polyaspartic polyurea is an advanced, high-performance material, so it can protect your floor from virtually any type of damage. As a result, your flooring will look better and last longer without the need for frequent maintenance.
Why choose OGI for concrete flooring restoration?
Our epoxy is quicker, easier, and safer to clean:
Our epoxy topcoat offers not only high-strength but also offers impermeability and slip resistance. As a result, dirt, dust, stains, and other debris will not penetrate the surface and cleaning is a much quicker and safer process.
Polyaspartic epoxy offers superior strength and longevity:
Restoring your concrete flooring with OGI ensures it will look its best for years to come. In fact, we design our flooring solutions for maximum longevity in Ohio’s specific climate. So, you will not have to worry about the weather damaging your floor.
Polyaspartic polyurea offers protection from a full range of potential hazards. Dirt, dust, mold, mildew, flooding, road salts, and even industrial-grade impacts are no match for our epoxy flooring! With OGI, you receive flooring that lasts without any costly repairs or maintenance.
OGI flooring is fully customizable with a wide selection of unique styles:
Here at OGI, we want our customers to get creative with the design of their new flooring. Your floor should be an accent to the rest of your home’s unique style. So, we offer a diverse selection of finishes as well as numerous flake colors, shapes, sizes, and patterns for our DecoFlake flooring system.
All installations performed thoroughly by reliable, local contractors:
Many other Ohio flooring companies offer one-day installation services, which seem incredibly convenient for the busy homeowner. However, these services are often rushed and imprecise while costing up to $3 more per square foot. As a result, the flooring forms various defects that require costly repairs.
OGI understands that quality flooring requires thorough installation methods performed by reliable professionals. Our team of local contractors will employ a two-day installation process, so our epoxy has enough time to bond to your concrete flooring. With OGI, you always receive effective flooring solutions that are 100% defect-free.
Free, on-site inspections and quotes:
Do not agree to pay for concrete flooring restoration before knowing what you will pay. Prospective customers can schedule a free inspection with OGI before committing to service. One of our flooring restoration specialists will visit your home to inspect your current flooring and give you a quote free. If you do not have time for an in-person inspection, we also accept photos.
If you are noticing cracks and other forms of wear and tear in your concrete flooring, Contact Ohio Garage Interiors today. Our professional contractors will work with you every step of the way to make sure you receive the best flooring possible along with attentive customer service. We also perform restorations year-round, so do not hesitate to call and schedule an inspection for a free estimate!