April 16, 2022
Epoxy Floors

Grinding vs. Shot Blasting: How We Prepare For Epoxy Coatings

As a homeowner, you shouldn’t worry that your epoxy job isn’t an industry standard one. For the customer, applying an epoxy floor should be relaxing and stress-free. Additionally, you shouldn’t feel as though your money will waste on a poor job. With Premier Concrete Coatings of Columbus, you’re guaranteed we guarantee a high-quality job at an industry rate that promises excellence. With PCC of Columbia, preparation is critical for our team and serves as the base of all our epoxy installations. Every epoxy job is done to satisfy our customer’s demands, with no two installations looking the same. If you are a home or business owner in the greater Columbus area and want a concrete or epoxy flooring company you can trust, try PCC. You won’t be dissatisfied.

Grinding vs. Shot Blasting

When installing your new epoxy floor, the team at PCC of Columbus takes great lengths to prepare for the epoxy coating. There are a few different ways to prepare for epoxy installation, and at PCC, we are proficient in both frisking and shot blasting. Our customers should weigh both options, but at the end of the day, there is no wrong choice between the two.

Grinding

When putting a new epoxy floor on top of the existing cement floor, grinding is a good option. Grinding involves using diamond grinding machines, which utilize discs and pads to abrade the surface of the concrete and remove scratches or scuffs. The finish from grinding results in a smooth, almost marble-like finish for the epoxy, as this effect is known as a salt and pepper finish. The result of grinding is a natural-looking appearance accompanied by durability and a lasting flooring option. The grinding option also makes it very easy to clean the epoxy, as well as being chemical, stain, and scratch-resistant.

Shot Blasting

Shot blasting is another well-regarded practice for epoxy flooring. Shot blasting uses a machine shaped like a wheel to smooth out a surface. The device projects steel balls at high speed in a specific pattern. The balls are shot over and over onto the concrete, crushing the top layer of concrete coating. Shot blasting is free of chemicals and can function outdoors.

Why Choose PCC Columbus

Premier Concrete Coatings is the highest quality option in the Columbus area for all of your coating needs. Since 2013, founders Tom Hrncir and Lance Ferguson have devoted themselves to being a hands-on, intimate team that serves as your first point of contact when doing business with PCC of Columbus. After nearly a decade of concrete, epoxy, and flake installations, the company has grown bigger than ever without sacrificing the personal commitment to our customers that Premier Concrete Coatings values. PCC only utilizes the best equipment and personnel to get the job done, ensuring a high-quality installation. Additionally, as a family-owned, local business in the Columbus area, Premier Concrete Coatings of Columbus is determined to uphold craftsmanship while performing jobs within the Columbus community. PCC also provides our services in Dublin, New Albany, Powell, Grove City, Westerville, Hilliard, and Newark. As a result, there is no more of an outstanding choice for all of your concrete and epoxy needs than Premier Concrete Coatings of Columbus.

Get a Free Quote

Premier Concrete Coatings is the best option for homeowners in the Columbus area looking to get rid of their old, ugly, scuffed floors in favor of a brand new look. Also, PCC of Columbus works with our customers to ensure they get what they want. Each installation of epoxy, concrete, or a seal is done by a professional with years of experience, so there is no stress involved with the job. Maintaining your floors is crucial, as they are the base of your home. Avoid potential hazards and contact Premier Concrete Coatings of Columbus today for your free quote. Call us at (614) 918-7345 or email us at pccofcolumbus@gmail.com.

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