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Decorative Concrete Coating

What Is Decorative Concrete Coating?

A decorative concrete coating is an additional layer of protection that’s added to existing concrete floors. These liquid/semi-liquid coatings strengthen the existing structure and reduce the need for repairs, maintenance, adding to the aesthetics of your home or space. Bare concrete surfaces tend to degrade with time due to multiple factors. Indoor flooring can come in contact with chemicals, abrasions, and water. Outdoor concrete floors face extreme temperatures, UV rays, heavy vehicle traffic, and more. All these factors contribute to the early degradation of concrete and the coating helps slow or prevent this process.

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What Are The Benefits Of Decorative Concrete Coating?

Decorative concrete coatings are the best option for those who wish to add to the aesthetic appeal of their establishment and extend the life of their concrete flooring. Whether your concrete is indoors or outdoors, decorative coatings are extremely beneficial.

Decorative concrete coatings have multiple advantages. Here’s a few of them:

Strength And Longevity

Decorative concrete coatings provide floors with longevity and strength. It makes them resistant to damage from oils, detergents, chemicals, extreme temperatures, and more.

Flexible Design

Most often opted for its limitless designs, decorative concrete coating allow you to customize any color and design you want. You can opt for thin stamp overlays, splatter texture, slate trowel down finishes, and more.

Low Maintenance

Decorative concrete coatings do not allow oil or grease to seep through your concrete, keeping them above the surface. It makes the flooring easy to clean with soap and water without requiring major maintenance.

Affordability

Compared to ripping out your concrete and replacing it with hardwood floors or tile, decorative concrete coatings are affordable, effective, and keep your flooring investment from deteriorating

Decorative Concrete Coating Options

Thin-Stamped Overlays & Decorative Concrete Concrete

Thin stamped overlaps are the most popular polymer cement products. For already laid-out concrete floors that require a little bit of repairing, professionals apply a 16 to 21 mil thick layer of polymer cement over an existing surface to cover up all the cracks. This polymer-modified overlay proves to be much cheaper than breaking apart the old slab and going through the complete process of pouring a new one.

Custom Interior Flooring

You can choose between a limitless pool of colors and designs for your floor with custom interior flooring. This application has a relatively smooth or moderately textured finish, suitable for indoors like retail stores, shopping malls and lobbies.

Concrete Repair Resurfacing

Concrete repair resurfacing is the process of repairing, restoring, and resurfacing damaged concrete. Instead of removing and replacing old, damaged, or deteriorated concrete, professionals simply apply a thin coating over it. This thin layer provides your floor with a new appearance as well as makes it resistant to UV rays, chemicals, salts, petrochemicals, and more.

Decorative Concrete Coating Is Perfect For

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GARAGES

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WORK ROOMS

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BASEMENTS

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FOOD & BEVERAGE FACILITIES

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SHOWROOMS

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SCHOOL & HOSPITALS

About Complete Concrete Coatings

Complete Concrete Coatings have been in the business of providing deck and concrete services since 2005. We’ve provided services across all establishments such as residential, industrial, education, religious, and municipalities.

We currently provide our services in the following areas: Salt Lake City, Park City, Layton, Bountiful, Centerville, and other neighboring cities in Utah.

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Our services include the following:

Waterproof Decking

Protect and beautify your plywood and concrete balcony decks with a waterproof deck coating in Utah. Designed by some of the most experienced technicians in the industry, Westcoat’s concrete waterproofing systems provide reliable moisture barriers that are available in a multitude of textures finishes and patterns.

Epoxy Flooring​

Unprotected concrete garage floors will wear, become stained by oils and fluids, and be damaged by the corrosive effects of snow and ice melting chemicals such as rock salt especially in the SLC, Utah area. Epoxy protects concrete from wear because it is actually harder and more durable than the concrete itself.

Garage Floor Coating

A garage floor coating is a protective layer of epoxy that’s added to your concrete slab. Typically made from a resin and a hardener with other additives, this mixture protects your garage floor from moisture, spills, and other types of damage while keeping it looking brand new. Complete Concrete Coatings has been providing garage floor coating to the residents of Utah since 2005. 

Stains & Sealers

Unprotected concrete will wear, become stained by oils and fluids, and be damaged by the corrosive effects of snow and ice melting chemicals such as rock salt especially in the SLC, Utah area. Stains & Sealers protect concrete from wear because it is actually harder and more durable.

Concrete Polishing

Make sure that your epoxy garage floor stays clean all year with power polishing. Garage floor coatings get dirty every day, all night and require constant polishing and attention. To keep your garage floors clean you need to let polishing remove all the dirt and grim. Driving in and out of your garage everyday can make the floors a mess and cause severe damage.

Metallic Epoxy

Metallic epoxy flooring is a floor coating technique that uses multiple layers of epoxy mixed with a metallic pigment to create a three-dimensional, dynamic and modern-looking flooring for your residential or commercial space. The metallic pigment is mixed into the epoxy mixture until it hardens.

Airplane Hangar Epoxy Floors

Airplane hangars can be home to a variety of different planes, helicopters, and in some cases, cars. All that heavy machinery is moving in and out of your hangar which can impact the life-use of your flooring. Complete Concrete Coatings offers industrial-grade epoxy that will protect your airplane hangar and give you a lasting, reinforced flooring.

Sport Court Coatings

Complete Concrete Coatings knows how important it is to have a sport court that can last, resist the outside elements, and the average wear and tear from player use. We install various types of sport court coatings to expand the capabilities of your play area, and receive the longest use out of your sport court.
Here’s why we’re the perfect choice for you

Licensed And Insured

We ensure that our highly trained staff provides the best service in the deck and concrete coating industry.

17+ Years Of Experience

We have been around since 2005 and have completed thousands of successful projects.

Free Estimate

We can always come over and provide you with an estimate of how much the service would cost you.

Decorative Concrete Coating Process

Here’s an example of the typical decorative coating process.

Step 1: Diamond Grinding Or Sand Blasting

The first step of applying a decorative concrete coating is grinding the floor down for an easier and more precise application. Sand blasting (used for textured surfaces) removes imperfections on floors with deep blemishes, stains, and large divots. Diamond grinding is a less invasive method to remove spots and open pores on floors with minor pits and divots.

Step 2: Hand Grinding

Hand grinding is reserved for the edges that the diamond grinder or shot blasters could not reach. To ensure proper application, it is important to grind down the entire surface from edge to edge. Missing out on this step can eventually result in the coat peeling at the wall.

Step 3: Vacuuming

Once the floor grinding is over, we vacuum the floor to eliminate debris, dust, gravel, or dirt. After prepping the floor, we can begin the coating process.

Step 4: Concrete Coatings

The first layer works as a primer, sealing the floor and hardening the concrete. Next, depending on the preferred thickness, we will apply multiple layers on top of the first layer.

Step 5: Sanding

After the layers are dried, fine sanding the floor helps adhere the layers tightly to the concrete below.

Step 6: Final Coat

Sanding is followed by a final coat applied like all previous decorative coating layers.

Step 7: Caulking Joints

This final step involves cleaning and sealing all the joints along the walls and floor to ensure no dirt or debris gets through.

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Decorative Concrete Coating FAQS

We pass on the manufacturers warranty and guarantee that we apply it according to the manufacturers specifications.
The cost of decorative flooring depends on the area to be covered, the type of finish you expect, the color and materials required, the extent of damage to the existing floor (and surface preparation), and the customization required. If your floor requires labor to work around obstacles during the process, it may add to your overall cost. To know the price details of decorative flooring for your desired area, contact (801) 347-4518.
Yes, a concrete overlay is an excellent idea if you want to change the aesthetic appeal of your floor while also making it more durable and low maintenance. You can choose between various colors, stains, stencils, stamps, and even finishes with overlays. At the same time, these are relatively economical and have a long and durable life.
A stamped concrete can last a lifetime if maintained properly. Acrylic coatings need to be reapplied every 1 to 2 years. The coating prevents dust or stain from settling on the floor, making it easy to clean the floor with a light pressure wash or mopping. Additionally, you can repair your floor without worrying about high costs or extensive procedures. If, with time, the top coat becomes yellow, experts can grind down the surface and then reapply a top layer.
Yes, you can put stamped concrete over existing concrete. Stamped concrete overlay is a standard option that people prefer to upgrade, repair, and enhance existing floors. It also makes the concrete floor more durable and damage-resistant.
Yes, coatings can be affected by the change in temperature. During cold weather, cold materials thicken, which can increase cure times. Hot materials can cure quicker, requiring more attention to details.. Overall, we can apply coatings in any weather condition. You do however need experience and the proper equipment with product for the proper setting.
Both stamped concrete and overlays have a similar result. They create great designs and textures on concrete through stamping. However, in the case of stamped concrete, the stamp is applied to freshly laid concrete. On the contrary, an overlay is a thin layer of modified concrete laid on top of an existing concrete floor. It is this layer that is then stamped.
A stamped concrete overlay is durable, inexpensive, and easy to maintain. Prep the concrete floor properly before and after the coating to ensure the longevity of your overlay.

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