Choosing the Right Flooring for your Garage

Choosing the right type of floor for the garage is a challenge but can be an interesting task. Choices usually revolve around the budget, style desired, the intended use of the garage whether heavy duty or recreational, and the size of the garage.

It may be necessary to consider likelihood of damp, the implications of this, and possible damp proofing options. This is especially important where electrical appliances present, but damp proofing can be located in a range of DIY stores.

Homebuilding & Renovating

Some of the common garages flooring options are to follow in list form, alongside a brief description with the advantages and disadvantages of each. Carpeting or wood flooring is cheap and homely but is not hard wearing so works best for leisure purposes. Resin flooring is long lasting, practical and easy to clean. The only downside to this is the whopping expense!

Tiling of any sort such as PVC or Porcelain is cheap and easy to install and keep clean. The garage organiser also has a huge choice of colours and styles to choose from, which can be fun! One of the most hassle free options is to cover existing garage flooring with tough and hard wearing paint (such as Epoxy), to give a fresh new look and cover floor staining.

The Family Handyman

There are lots of options to choose from when making considerations for flooring in the garage. When thinking about points mentioned within this text, it need not be daunting, just a case of weighing up the options and identifying personal needs.