Jko Coatings & services is a reputable Calgary concrete contractor with a track record of focusing on creating a positive experience for our clients.
We estimate jobs honestly and educate our clients/prospective customers about all options and solutions for their flooring needs.
We specialize in garage floor resurfacing, epoxy coatings, polyurethane coating, Concrete overlays and floor leveling.
Our garage flooring solutions stands the test of time, and are guaranteed against failure.
You don’t have to pay twice for the same job.
DO EPOXY FLOOR LAST
When properly installed, epoxy flooring can last over 20 years and not crack or peel.
It’s flexibility and durability protects the floor against any corrosive materials and chemicals.
It’s durability and lifespan is making it a recommended application for commercial and industrial uses.
ARE EPOXY FLOOR SLIPPERY?
Epoxy floor is shining but not slippery when it’s dry.
A wet epoxy floor can be slippery, but anti skid additive of various type can be added while mixing or broadcast after applying the epoxy to the floor while it’s still wet and then back roll.
CAN YOU PUT EPOXY OVER EPOXY?
If you mix this window and the epoxy is still very new, you could wipe the floor with a solvent to open up the material for it to bond to another coat.
You will need to take out the old coating for a new one to adhere to the concrete again.
Grinding is recommended for cleaning up the surface and opening the pure of the concrete. This process allow for a complete removal of the old epoxy.
Sweep and vacuum the floor before applying a new coat.
IS EPOXY TOXIC?
Epoxy resins in it’s liquid or uncured stage is classified as irritant to the eyes and skin.
It can be considered toxic to marine creatures.
The resin never react until they are mixed together.
The part B, hardener has the most irritating effect when it come in contact with your skin
Epoxy resin in it’s solid or cured form are considered safer than liquid resin, they are non-hazardous materials.
ARE EPOXY FLOOR SAFE
Yes and yes
During application the door/doors are should be left open for adequate ventilation.
The two part resin and Hardener used in Epoxy Floor Coatings smells about the same as a Sherwin Williams paint.
If you can tolerate the smell of a paint used for interior homes, you should be comfortable with the smell of Epoxy.
Follow the MSDS for proper handling of the product, leave the installation for certified professional or trained professional.
After the material cures, there’s no danger to using your floor if material was applied correctly and cured completely.
IS EPOXY FLAMMABLE?
For a liquid to be flammable, the lowest temperature at which it can form an ignitable mixture in air near the surface of the liquid ( Flash-point) must be low
the lower the flash-point, the easier it is to ignite the material.
The flash-point of Epoxy resin is high and it is classified as Non-flammable.
Epoxy evaporate slowly and are considered safe around heat sources such as
Furnaces, wood stoves, and other heat sources.
These heat sources do not pose any significant fire hazard in the presence of epoxy vapors.