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I recently built a new shop/garage and was wondering what kind of ideas some of you might have concerning the floor. I was thinking epoxy; but not till after the "metal wheeled dolly" stage. (I have a couple of Harbour freight specials for the rear wheels on the car) The front of the car is suspended on rubber wheeled casters.
Someone told me not to use the "sprinkled" garage floor kits; because if you drop a small bolt or nut; you'll never find it in the camoflage.
Any unique ideas or cautions would be appreciated!
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Jasco Cure Seal is my finish of choice..makes a clear finish and holds up in commercial use..allows oil and grease to be wiped up and it is economical..takes about three coats to do a good job..

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I used a two part epoxy base coat and a two part urethane top coat from Tennant that is designed for commercial heavy equipment traffic on my floor. Applied easily and is wearing fine after several months, even with heavy fork lift running over it.

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Tennant, while expensive, is the best in the business. Even experienced a heavy tug with chains running on the floor once and it did no damage. Don't know of any chemicals that will react to it. Gasoline and laquer thinner do not phase it.

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i wanna get a sprayon bedliner for my garage floor. but the size 25X40, i'm sure i'll be spending a few grand.

i think i'm going to look up that tennant. where do you get it from?
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i wanna get a sprayon bedliner for my garage floor. but the size 25X40, i'm sure i'll be spending a few grand.

i think i'm going to look up that tennant. where do you get it from?
Check out this link:

http://www.tennantco.com/na-en/products/coatings.aspx

Since my son works there, I got the system at below cost for my 2000 square foot shop. The whole cost to coat 2000 square feet was about $2000 including tools, but you can get the tools anywhere. If you buy them from Tennant, you will pay almost $1000.

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thanks for the info. looks good. wonder what it will cost me for shipping...

thanks again, JD
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