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Epoxy Flooring for Home Garages

Epoxy flooring is one of the toughest and most durable finishes that can be applied to a garage floor. It can transform your garage from a dusty and dark space into an easy to clean and bright room that you will enjoy spending time in.

Since a garage is more than just a place to park your car nowadays, why not turn it into a space that becomes an extension of your home? Did you know that we offer close to 100 different flake and color options that you can select from that matches your style or even your favorite sports team?

Should I Epoxy my Garage Floor?

Garage Epoxy Flooring by OLT Painting

Almost on a daily basis I am asked “Should I epoxy my garage floor?” My answer is always “Yes!” Epoxy floor coverings not only improve your space, but they cover defects and cracks in your slab and gives your area a shiny new look.

Epoxy is one of the best garage floor coatings available on the market. When it hardens it is moisture and stain resistant. So if something is spilled on your floor you can just mop it up with no worries!

Why should you put an epoxy coating on your garage floor? Well, first for the beauty, second for the durability (it can last up to 10 years) and third it adds value to your home.

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Painting the Exterior of Your House

Painting the exterior of you house is an investment in the value and appearance of one of your greatest assets. It can sometimes be difficult and time consuming, but it’s definitely worth it.

How Often Should I Paint the Exterior of my Home?

OLT Painting Exterior House Painting 2Most experts say that you’ll need to paint the exterior of your home every five to ten years. Of course that depends on factors such as where you live, the climate anD the weather. The quality of the previous paint job is also a big factor.

Add to the above and then factor in that every painted surface is different. For instance:

  • Painted aluminum siding and stucco usually lasts for about 5 years
  • Wood siding needs to be repainted every 4 years if it’s stained or every 3-7 years if it’s painted.
  • Painted brick can last about 15-20 years before needing repainting.

For the best results, you should pick an exterior paint that's has high-quality resins, pigments, and additives. Start with a clean, smooth surface for the new paint finish to stick to and you should have a finish that not only looks great, but lasts.

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