It is common knowledge that epoxy coated floors are resistant to stains and dirt. It does not mean though that you will never clean your Miami garage floor. Anyway, stains and dirt on epoxy floors are extremely easy to clean.
Epoxy coated floors make for a durable garage floor and last for a long time. Regularly caring for the floor will further extend its aesthetic appearance and the floor itself. Here are some tips on the proper care and maintenance for epoxy coated floors.
Allow the new epoxy coat to cure or dry before walking on it. Depending on the temperature when the epoxy coat was installed, foot traffic (light) can already be allowed. A 72 hour drying time is required before you can reposition the furniture in your garage. After 7 days, you can already bring in the cars inside the garage.
Regular cleaning and maintenance of your epoxy floor is importance so you can maintain its aesthetic appearance. Regular cleaning also helps to extend the life of the coating. It does not take much energy to maintain epoxy floors.
Here are some tips on what to do:
Mop the epoxy floor every so often.
Hose the floor and clean up with a squeegee.
Clean the floor with a broom with soft bristles.
Wipe off drippings from your car and some minor spills with a soft cloth or paper towel.
Get rid of tire marks by soaking the area with a cleaner or degreaser. Use a scrubbing pad to remove the tire marks.
Here are some tips on what to avoid:
Use a brush with soft bristles to clean the floor.
Avoid using cleaners that are abrasive and acid-based.
Avoid scraping the epoxy floor. Use a sponge together with a squeegee instead.
The construction of epoxy floors makes cleaning relatively easy. While epoxy floors have a smooth finish and are resilient to dirt, grime and grease, certain marks and dirt may still appear. Avoid leaving a dirty Miami garage floor, do an easy spot cleaning.