Residential Basement Epoxy Flooring in Saginaw, MI, and surrounding areas

Give your floors a new look and more protection in 2 to 3 days with an epoxy flooring project

Upgrade Your Space with Epoxy Flooring

At New Finish, we pride ourselves on transforming residential basements into vibrant, durable spaces with our premier epoxy flooring services. Our process begins with a meticulous preparation of your existing floor, ensuring it is free from imperfections that could mar the flawless finish we’re known for. We then apply a high-quality epoxy concrete finishing that not only beautifies your space but also provides a resilient barrier against moisture, stains, and wear. Our expertise allows us to infuse each project with a level of precision and durability that is unmatched, making us a trusted choice for homeowners looking to enhance their basements.

The epoxy floor refresh your space needs is right around the corner. Here are the epoxy finishes we offer:

GIV YOUR BASEMENT A NEW LOOK

The beauty of epoxy flooring lies in its versatility and strength, making it an ideal solution for a space that serves multiple purposes, from a family entertainment area to a home gym. Understanding the unique demands of basement environments, we at New Finish specialize in custom solutions that cater to both your aesthetic preferences and functional needs. Our innovative application techniques allow for a wide range of finishes, from elegant metallics to vibrant color flakes, ensuring that each floor we refinish is a true reflection of the homeowner’s style. 

The Advantages of Epoxy Floors in Basements

Epoxy flooring in basements offers a multitude of benefits that cater to both aesthetic preferences and practical needs, making it an increasingly popular choice for homeowners looking to enhance their underground spaces. From its durability to its versatility in design, epoxy flooring provides a robust solution that addresses many of the common challenges associated with basement environments.

 

Enhanced Durability and Resilience

 

Epoxy floors are renowned for their strength and longevity. The seamless, hardened surface that results from the epoxy curing process is incredibly resistant to wear, tear, and damage. This makes it an ideal choice for basements, which often serve multiple purposes, from storage areas to recreational spaces. Epoxy flooring can withstand heavy foot traffic, dropped items, and the movement of furniture without showing signs of distress.

 

Moisture Resistance

 

Basements are prone to dampness and water exposure, whether from external flooding or internal condensation. Epoxy flooring creates a non-porous, waterproof barrier that prevents water from penetrating the surface. This characteristic not only protects the structural integrity of your home but also reduces the risk of mold and mildew growth, contributing to a healthier living environment.

 

Easy Maintenance and Cleanliness

 

The smooth, seamless surface of epoxy flooring is exceptionally easy to clean and maintain. It repels stains, dust, and debris, making it simple to sweep or mop away spills and dirt. Unlike carpet or wood flooring, epoxy doesn’t harbor allergens or dust mites, making it an excellent option for those with allergies or respiratory sensitivities.

 

Aesthetic Versatility

 

One of the most appealing aspects of epoxy flooring is its wide range of customizable options. Available in a variety of colors, patterns, and finishes, epoxy can mimic the look of polished concrete, marble, or other high-end materials. It can also be enhanced with decorative chips or flakes to create a unique, textured appearance. This versatility allows homeowners to tailor their basement flooring to match their personal style or achieve a specific ambiance.

 

Cost-Effectiveness

 

Compared to other flooring options, epoxy flooring is an economical choice in the long run. Its durability means it doesn’t need to be replaced as often as other types of flooring, and its ease of maintenance reduces the need for costly cleaning products or professional cleaning services. The initial investment in epoxy flooring can pay off over time through savings in maintenance and replacement costs.

Considerations Before Installation

Before installing epoxy flooring in a basement, there are several critical considerations to ensure the success and longevity of the project. Being mindful of these factors can help avoid common issues and ensure that the epoxy flooring meets both aesthetic and functional expectations:

Professional Installation Requirement

Epoxy flooring installation is a specialized process that requires expertise for proper application and curing. It’s essential to work with professionals who have experience in preparing surfaces, mixing and applying epoxy, and addressing any potential issues that may arise during the process. Attempting to install epoxy flooring as a DIY project can lead to unsatisfactory results, including bubbling, peeling, or uneven finishes.

Surface Preparation

The condition of the concrete substrate is crucial to the success of an epoxy flooring installation. The surface must be clean, dry, and free of any contaminants, such as oil, grease, or previous coatings, which can hinder the adhesion of the epoxy. Additionally, the concrete may require repairs for cracks or uneven areas and might need to be ground or etched to ensure the epoxy properly bonds to the surface.

Moisture Test

Basements are prone to moisture issues, and epoxy flooring requires a dry substrate to adhere correctly. Conducting a moisture test prior to installation can help identify potential problems with water vapor transmission that could affect the epoxy’s bond to the concrete. Failure to address moisture issues can lead to delamination or bubbling of the epoxy coating.

Ventilation Needs

The application of epoxy resin can produce strong odors and potentially hazardous fumes. Ensuring adequate ventilation during and after the installation process is critical for the safety of the installers and the occupants of the home. Proper ventilation helps dissipate fumes quickly and reduces the risk of health issues associated with epoxy resin exposure.

Design and Aesthetic Choices

Epoxy flooring offers a wide range of colors, patterns, and finishes, allowing for significant customization. Homeowners should consider the intended use of the basement, existing decor, and personal preferences when selecting an epoxy system. Factors such as color, texture, and finish (e.g., matte, glossy) can all influence the appearance and functionality of the floor.

Maintenance Practices

Maintaining the pristine condition and aesthetic appeal of an epoxy floor in a basement requires attention to detail and regular care. Here’s how you can keep your epoxy flooring looking its best over the years:

 

Regular Cleaning Routine

 

A key to preserving the glossy look and longevity of epoxy flooring lies in a consistent cleaning routine. Sweeping or using a dust mop daily helps remove dirt and prevents the accumulation of grit that can scratch the surface. For spills, acting quickly is crucial to prevent staining. Using a soft mop with mild detergent and water for mopping ensures the floor remains clean without damaging the epoxy’s finish.

 

Protection Against Damage

 

Epoxy floors, while durable, can still succumb to scratches from sharp objects or heavy furniture. Placing protective pads under furniture legs and exercising caution when moving heavy items can prevent scratches. Be mindful of the weight limits of your flooring to avoid any undue pressure that could cause cracks or other forms of damage. Also, be prompt in cleaning up chemical spills to avoid permanent marks or erosion on the floor’s surface.

 

Monitoring and Maintenance

 

Regularly inspect your floor for any signs of wear, especially in high-traffic areas. Identifying and addressing wear early can help maintain the floor’s integrity and appearance. The sealant or topcoat over the epoxy might need reapplication periodically to preserve the floor’s protective layer and maintain its shine. If your basement is exposed to natural light, consider protective measures against UV exposure to prevent yellowing or fading of the epoxy.

 

Safety and Preventive Measures

 

If your basement floor is prone to moisture, incorporating non-slip additives into your floor maintenance routine can enhance safety. Placing rugs or mats in strategic areas, such as entrances, can help reduce wear and capture moisture and dirt. These measures not only extend the life of your flooring but also contribute to a safer living environment.

 

Special Care Considerations

 

Epoxy floors are resilient to many environmental factors, but prolonged exposure to UV light can cause discoloration. Using window treatments can protect the floor from direct sunlight and maintain its vibrant color and finish. Additionally, being mindful of temperature fluctuations and their effects on epoxy can help you take the necessary precautions to protect your flooring.

Improve Your Home With Epoxy Flooring In 3 Easy Steps

We are thoroughly invested in helping you to realize your vision with our highly skilled epoxy flooring team. Our goal is to help you have a home you can't get enough of. Here's how we make that happen.

1. Get In Touch

To initiate the consultation process, give us a call at +1 (989) 525-6479. Prefer written communication? Email us at info@newfinishonline.com. Our team will promptly respond, providing the information you need.

2. We Get To Work

We’ll plan out how to revitalize your new space to look how you need it to look. Once we have a plan and completely understand your vision, we’ll start working our magic.

3. Love Your New Floors

We’ll go with you on a post-job walk-through with you to make sure you love your new space. Tell us your thoughts so we can make sure we’ve exceeded your expectations.

Epoxy Flooring Prices

If you want to have a fantastic experience while refinishing your space, look no further than New Finish. Here's a quick guide to the pricing you can expect for epoxy flooring.

Base Epoxy Flooring*

$2K

Using our hybrid epoxy poly-aspartic vinyl flake floor coating system for a 250 square foot space. Includes surface prep, diamond grinding, shot blasting, and minor crack treatment.

Average Epoxy Flooring*

$4K

Using our hybrid epoxy poly-aspartic vinyl flake floor coating system for a two car garage. Includes surface prep, diamond grinding, shot blasting, and minor crack treatment.

High-End Epoxy Flooring*

$8k+

Coating a large basement, large garage or Pole Barn using our hybrid epoxy poly-aspartic vinyl flake floor coating system or metallic epoxy. Includes surface prep, diamond grinding, shot blasting, and minor crack treatment.

*Prices are averages and may change depending on the square footage of your floors and your choice of materials and accents. You’ll receive an exact quote for your unique epoxy flooring project after the in-home consultation.

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What Our Customers Say

Client reviews are one of the best ways to know what a company is like. You can find out how well they do and what working with them is like. Here are a few reviews our clients have left us on Google.

5/5

Highly recommend!!

Kevin and his team were amazing to work with, fast and very thorough.

Couldn’t be happier with the way the floors turned out!

Steven Slosser

5/5

Brandon was excellent!

He was on time, explained everything that he was doing to do. Let me know about how long it would take and it did 😃

Would recommend New Finish 👍🏻

Jaime Lietzke

5/5

New Finish took our old floors and transformed them changing the look of our whole house.

They look beautiful and I am so pleased with how they turned out.

Kevin and his whole crew were very professional and great to work with.

I am so happy with their work and will definitely be using them again in the very near future!!

Ashley Prell

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