Garage Floor

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4 Types of Paint to Use on a Garage Floor

Choosing the right kind of paint for your garage floor depends largely upon how you use your garage. Consider elements like durability and maintenance before you settle on one.

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How to Make Your Garage Floor Slip-Proof

The garage floor could be the last place you consider a safety hazard, but in the winter it can easily attract rain and melting snow.

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How to Paint a Garage Floor

It will look great, last longer, and clean up easily.

A roller painting a garage floor.
Garage Flooring Options

These six options will update your cement slab floor.

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Effective Garage Shelving Ideas

Get creative with making space in your garage! Try these four different shelving ideas.

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Installing Garage Floor Insulation

Insulate for warmth and comfort.

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How to Install a Parquet Flooring Transition

Make this one a smooth transition.

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Parquet Flooring and Water Damage

Parquet used to be one of the most popular flooring types.

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How thick should my cement garage floor be?

It actually depends on the usage, but if you look at your local building code, you will probably find that the thickness of your cement garage floor should be six inches. This is a good size that will handle medium truck and car use. Indeed, if you only plan to house a car or two in your garage, you

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What causes my cement garage floor to become damp?

The reason your cement garage floor can become damp is that it wasn’t prepared correctly, and there is ground water underneath the floor that is getting through the vapor barrier that should have been installed when the floor was first laid. To repair this problem, you will have to either remove the

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What is the best way to remove oil from a cement garage floor?

The best way to remove oil from a cement garage floor is to use cat litter. That’s right, simple cat litter will absorb the oil right from the cement flooring. The reason cat litter is probably a great option, aside from the fact that it is one of the least expensive materials to buy, is that it is

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How should I patch a crack in my epoxy coated garage floor?

Cracks in an epoxy coated garage floor can be repaired by using the repair process below: Clean the Crack - Loose debris or aggregates must be removed from the crack. A vacuum cleaner works well for this. Inject Resin - The crack should now be moistened by injecting resin into it. Fill with Sand –

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What is the easiest way to repair garage floor tiles?

Damaged garage floor tiles can, in most cases, be repaired. Even if the concrete floor on which the tile is installed is slightly damaged, the floor and the tile can usually be repaired. Repairing the Tile Remove damaged tile with a chisel and hammer, taking care to avoid damaging good tile. Remove any

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What type of sealer should I use for my cement garage floor?

When sealing a cement garage floor, keep in mind that these floors normally have special conditions that must be considered. Some of these conditions include floors that are often vulnerable to chemicals and are made more slippery when oil or grease is spilled on them. Floor Protection Choose a sealer

Repairing A Cracked Garage Floor

It may cause a safety hazard.

Rolling a material onto a garage floor.
Garage Floor Sealer Seals the Deal

Protect your investment in a hard-working space.

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Epoxy Garage Floor Covering

Apply a durable and appealing protective coating.

Radiant flooring.
Radiant Garage Floor Heating: Pros and Cons

Hydronic and electric are both great options.

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Making Garage Floor Stains Disappear

Keep the garage flooring safe and grime free.

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How to Install Radiant Garage Floor Heating

Keep your feet warm from the floor up, even in the garage.

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About Epoxy Flooring

Epoxy is durable if applied correctly.

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Epoxy Floor Installation: Basecoat and Color Chips

It's like pouring Karo syrup then splattering with color.

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Buckling Parquet Flooring: What to Do

Buckling usually comes from moisture damage.

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What Types of Adhesives are Best for Terracotta Tiles?

You must ensure you have the right type of adhesive.

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How to Paint a Parquet Floor

Some people think painting a parquet floor is sacrilege.

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How to Lay Terracotta Tiles

Terracotta is a durable and popular choice.

How to Remove Epoxy Coating from a Garage Floor

Removing an epoxy coating from a garage floor is a labor-intensive process.

A garage floor tile.
Peel and Stick Garage Floor Tile

Peel and stick garage floor tile is incredibly easy to use.

Epoxy Flooring vs Epoxy Floor Coating

There is little difference between epoxy flooring and epoxy floor coatings.

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How to Seal an Epoxy Floor

Prevent the peeling of the top of your new epoxy floor.

How to Restore Discolored Terracotta Tiles

Terracotta tiles are very popular due to their hard-wearing features and the fact that they are easy to clean and maintain.

How to Wax a Terracotta Floor

In some homes, a matte finish on a terracotta floor blends with the decor, but if you want your terracotta to gleam, you will need to either wax it or varnish it.

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3 Best Garage Floor Coating Systems

A garage floor coating can protect your subfloor and give it a nice, finished look. Read on to learn more about three popular options.

A concrete garage floor with a red car on it.
How to Frame a Concrete Garage Floor

Your garage will only be as sturdy as the foundation beneath it so the way that you construct it is very important.

Tips for Scattering Epoxy Paint Chips

A great way to improve the look of your concrete floor is by applying epoxy paint chips.

Preparing Cement for Epoxy Coating

It is important to prepare a cement floor before applying an epoxy coating to ensure that the epoxy will bond and last.

A garage floor being sealed.
Sealing Your Garage Floor

Many people have the mistaken belief that concrete garage floors are maintenance-free. Far from it.

How to Fix Water Damaged Parquet Flooring

If you have parquet flooring in your home, you are familiar with the beautiful and timeless look that it can provide.

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How to Wax a Parquet Floor

Parquet is one of the most durable types of flooring. Here's how you can wax it so its natural beauty lasts longer.

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How to Stain a Parquet Floor

The parquet floor has a natural wooden look that creates a nice atmosphere. Parquet floors are available in various wood colors, styles, and textures.

How To Seal Terracotta Tiles

Today interest in terracotta tiles for flooring seems to be on the rise and people find its warm color and rustic, natural beauty quite appealing.

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How to Remove Epoxy Flooring

Taking up the old epoxy opens the door to different types of flooring in your home.

Epoxy floor coating in a garage.
Apply Epoxy Floor Coating Over a Previous Layer

Epoxy floor coating gives a very unique look to any room.

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Terracotta Floor: Pros and Cons

Know these pros and cons before you buy or install it.

Exterior Terracotta Floor Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

A terracotta floor is one of the few materials that are popular for both indoor and outdoor use.