How Long Will Epoxy Floors Last?

August 26, 2019

Epoxy flooring is durable, highly tolerant, and aesthetically pleasing—but when you’re trying to decide between different flooring options, you want to know the specifics for each type. You likely have questions like: What are my color options? How much does epoxy flooring cost? How long will it last? For both residential and commercial spaces, epoxy floors are the most convenient option if you need long-lasting flooring—here’s why. 

How Long Will Epoxy Floors Last?

Typically, epoxy flooring lasts 2 to 3 years in heavy traffic. Commercial properties—like garages, restaurants, or factory spaces—with lots of daily foot traffic can expect this experience. However, with proper care and maintenance, your epoxy flooring may last much longer.

For residential spaces that use epoxy flooring—like patios or garages—homeowners can expect to keep their epoxy flooring looking great for even longer. Typically, residential epoxy flooring can last up to 10 years with proper care!

How to Extend the Life of Your Epoxy Floors

Want to extend the life of your epoxy flooring beyond its expiration date? Here, we’ve tracked down advice from our past customers on how to treat your epoxy floors to last.

Complete regular maintenance tasks. 

Once you have an epoxy floor installed, the length of its lifespan is truly up to you. To maintain its initial quality, you should plan to sweep the flooring daily to remove any grit, dust, and dirt. Clean it with a mild scrubber once per week to maintain shine. 

Reapply the coat, if necessary.

When your epoxy flooring received lots of daily traffic, you might have to create a plan to reapply the coating in a few years. This is typically the case for commercial properties with heavy vehicles or foot traffic. To maintain your current look and feel, reapply as necessary. 

Choose a professional epoxy installer.

When it’s time to install an epoxy coating on your floors, don’t opt for do-it-yourself. Instead, hire a professional epoxy installer to ensure quality products are being used. Professional installers are trained to create and apply the perfect floor coating for your residential or commercial property. And, you’re sure to receive an excellent return on your investment 

Epoxy Colorado: We Install Epoxy Flooring Throughout Colorado

We offer the best in epoxy coatings in Colorado. Specializing in floor coatings for garages, basements, and commercial spaces, Epoxy Colorado values each and every customer and provide excellent service no matter the project.

At Epoxy Colorado, we offer epoxy installation for any space near Colorado Springs, CO. Our team works fast to deliver results—your floor will be ready in just 24 hours and we offer a lifetime warranty. Contact us today to learn more or request a FREE estimate.

Don’t live in Colorado Springs? No worries—Epoxy Colorado also offers epoxy coating installation and more in Denver and across Northern Colorado. 

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