The 10 Best Garage Floor Coatings

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This wiki has been updated 19 times since it was first published in October of 2018. If you wish to strengthen and beautify your garage floor, you’ve got many options. Concrete can be coated with cost-effective acrylic paints, resilient epoxies, or deep-penetrating polyurea blends. When choosing from among them, consider factors like price, ease of use, drying time, resiliency, and the look and feel. A quality coating will protect against moisture, chemicals, road salt, and more. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Rust-Oleum RockSolid

2. Valspar 120-Ounce

3. Epoxy-Coat

Editor's Notes

March 08, 2021:

At this time we have determined that no changes need to be made to our current recommendations. We already have a nice variety in both brands and materials, so no matter what type of flooring you need to cover, there is something here that fits your needs. Our selections also come in a variety of colors, including some completely clear options that will give your floor that slick, wet look.

November 01, 2018:

Included options made from a variety of materials, as some tend to focus on factors like price point and ease of use, whereas others prioritize resiliency, drying time, or waterproof qualities.

Special Honors

5500 Polyaspartic Polyurea Roll Down Not only does 5500 Polyaspartic Polyurea Roll Down produce an attractive and durable finish, but it can be applied in temperatures as low as 30 degrees Fahrenheit and is ready to be walked on after just a couple of house. It is completely clear, but can be colored with addition of pigments.

Daich DaiHard Daich DaiHard adheres to your current concrete floor and safeguards it from stains, chipping, and other damage that would make it look unsightly. It also offers freeze and thaw protection and mold resistance.

4. Rust-Oleum Epoxy Shield

5. Armor Acrylic Sealer

6. Coloredpoxies 3-Gallon

7. Supercoat Epoxy

8. United Gilsonite Drylok

9. RTG Paint

10. Behr Acrylic Paint

Brett Dvoretz
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