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      10-08-2019, 02:14 PM   #1
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Garage upgrade for my 540

I just moved into a brand new home. Perfect opportunity to put down a Polyurea floor coating in the garage. I always tell my wife that the garage should be just as nice as any other room in the house.

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A friend of mine just did the same thing. Did it himself. It looks great.
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really nice, for us non home owners here, how easy is to up keep this stuff (especially during winter)
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really nice, for us non home owners here, how easy is to up keep this stuff (especially during winter)
Well, I'm in Florida, but it's pretty easy to maintain. Much easier than concrete. All you have to do is sweep or mop it clean. It's literally like a kitchen floor in your garage but a lot tougher. You can drive cars on it. Believe me when I say that the pictures don't do this justice. It's absolutely stunning in person.


I have one 2 car garage and another once car garage, which we use as a shed. This garage is for cars only. Nothing else will go in it.
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This garage is for cars only. Nothing else will go in it.
that's what my friend who lives in the burbs tell me but every single time I visit I see 8 basketball/football/basketball, 2 golf bag, 2 stroller, 3 bicycle, and even a tent in it one time...

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that's what my friend who lives in the burbs tell me but every single time I visit I see 8 basketball/football/basketball, 2 golf bag, 2 stroller, 3 bicycle, and even a tent in it one time...

That's what the garage on the right is for.

All the junk goes in that one.
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That's what the garage on the right is for.

All the junk goes in that one.
I am envious. I opted to turn my third car garage into two home offices so I am stuck keeping all my crap in the garage (houses here are mostly built on slabs so no basement storage and the attic space is as hot as the sun,

For the other poster: one of the reasons to do this is to harden the floor to make it easier to protect it and keep it clean.
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It looks great!

It was also one of the things I wanted in our new house. Thankfully the builder added it before we moved in. Although I've seen some people do it themselves and it doesn't look too bad.

Did you do it or have someone come in and do it?

The only downside (if I had to name one) is when you drop anything tiny on the floor, it takes awhile to find it with all the small speckles of color in the floor. The worst are little screws/washers, etc.

A magnet works well for that as well as putting down a solid color under where you're working to help find things.
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It looks great!

It was also one of the things I wanted in our new house. Thankfully the builder added it before we moved in. Although I've seen some people do it themselves and it doesn't look too bad.

Did you do it or have someone come in and do it?

The only downside (if I had to name one) is when you drop anything tiny on the floor, it takes awhile to find it with all the small speckles of color in the floor. The worst are little screws/washers, etc.

A magnet works well for that as well as putting down a solid color under where you're working to help find things.
I had it professionally done. Ez Garage Solutions.
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It looks great!

It was also one of the things I wanted in our new house. Thankfully the builder added it before we moved in. Although I've seen some people do it themselves and it doesn't look too bad.

Did you do it or have someone come in and do it?

The only downside (if I had to name one) is when you drop anything tiny on the floor, it takes awhile to find it with all the small speckles of color in the floor. The worst are little screws/washers, etc.

A magnet works well for that as well as putting down a solid color under where you're working to help find things.
My friend did it himself and said it was easy.
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OP, that looks fabulous! I like that they ran it up on the wall a bit.

We bought our home when it was about 17 years old and the garage floor looked horrible. We had the entire interior repainted, and I used the leftover paint to have the garage walls done as well. The wife said, "everything looks great except this lousy floor, should we do that too?" I love it when it's her idea.

I decided to have it professionally done because a neighbor "hired" it done but with a DIY kit, and it lifted. My guys ground down the concrete for a good bite (most use acid) and then a primer, color coat and clear coat with the flecks and some sand-like stuff for traction. It's easy to clean, oil spills/leaks just wipe up with no staining, and I mop it about twice a year because I'm OCD, but it's much easier to do than with raw concrete.

Apologies if the image is flipped. The house is actually not on a hill.
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