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Flooring Options to Protect Your Basement From Water Damage

Sure, there are many steps you can take to prevent water from leaking into your basement and wreaking havoc on your valuable belongings. But what if water does get into your home? How would you know if your basement floor is safe from damage? A garage flooring company shares some flooring solutions here.

Protect Your Basement From Water Damage

High-End Vinyl Tiles for a Waterproof Basement

Vinyl tiles are elegant, resistant to moisture, and highly durable. This flooring option feels warm underfoot and does not come with the risk of cracks and chips like ceramic tiles. They can be installed over concrete with or without grout. There is also a wide range of designs available to you, such as a hardwood or slate finish. If liquid spills on the tiled floor, you can just grab a mop and start wiping to prevent stains. Since vinyl flooring is made from synthetic materials like plywood and hardwood, it can stand up against moisture well.

Stained or Coated Concrete for a Cost-Effective Fix

If you need something more wallet-friendly, use basement and garage floor coatings on your existing concrete floor. Instead of covering the concrete with materials that risk mold in a flood-prone basement, take advantage of the industrial look of concrete by keeping it exposed. There are stains and coatings specifically designed to protect concrete floors without the big-budget cost of luxury tiles. Polyaspartic coatings are the best on the market. This flooring system is attractive, durable, and nearly maintenance-free — something you cannot say about run-of-the-mill garage floor epoxy coatings.

Need Professional Help Coating Your Concrete Floors?

Guardian Garage Floors NC offers top-of-the-line polyaspartic coatings that can be used for concrete basement floors, industrial spaces, school bathrooms, and more. Call us at (984) 205-9961 or fill out our online form to request a free quote.

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