We recently had our old garage floor removed - it was asphalt and replaced
with concrete. It looks great and I'd like to keep it lookin ghtat way. we
were told not to park the car on it until it's cured for at least 30 days.
I've been exploring different treatments to do to the floor, as I would
expect that once we start parking on it we'll have the potential for oil,
grease and winter salt to mar the finish.
I am considering a plastic floor covering similar to those sold here:
www.jnkproducts.com I'm curious to hear feedback from those who have used
it and also other ideas that I should consider - Thompson's Water Seal,
epoxy systems, garage floor paint, etc.
Sounds like they've not taken proper measures to prevent cracking
(reinforcement, sectional grooving, whatever), and are setting you up.
"No wonder it cracked, sir, you drove onto it too soon!" Maybe they
skimped on the base prep, or slab thickness too. Who knows? Ask them
Concrete will crack. You just want it to be "under control."
Depending on your weather, you should be able to use it in a couple of
Forget Thompsons it is largely wax. HC Oil concrete stain has held up
for 10 years for me. Stain wont peel and penetrates, at Sherwin
Williams. I used to be in the paint business and like HCs properties.
Epoxy would be another option. The floor must be etched well first with
Muriatic Acid a fuming dangerous procedure
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