Tile vs Epoxy Comparison
There are two strong competitors in the garage flooring market: epoxy and interlocking floor tiles. Both options have their own advantages and disadvantages when comparing key factors like durability, longevity and customization features. Get into the details by browsing the tiles vs. epoxy chart below.
Swisstrax Garage Tiles VS Epoxy Garage Coating
|Appearance||Maintains showroom quality look over time||Subject to pealing, nicks, cracks, fading, moisture and hot tire pickup|
|Oil and Gas Resistance||Excellent resistance to gas, oils, acid and solvents||Little protection against gas, oil or harsh chemicals.|
|Salt & Magnesium Resistance||Excellent||Poor|
|High Temp Resistant||Temperature resistant to 248°F||Resists high temperatures, but fades quickly when exposed to UV rays (sun)|
|Low Temp Resistant||Temperature resistant to -22°F||Resists low temps, but must be installed in warmer weather|
|Expected Lifespan||15 years +||3 - 10 years|
|Repair||Easy and inexpensive to replace damaged tile||Difficult to fix issues with adhering, fading, staining, chipping or cracking|
|Warranty||Limited Lifetime Warranties*||Typically 3-10 years|
|Styles||Numerous styles, colors, and patterns as well as custom logos and graphics||Mostly one color with flakes, but marbling look and some customization possible|
|Patterns||Virtually Unlimited||Flakes, marbling and not much else|
|Colors||Multiple Colors, Wood Grain and Carbon Fiber||Unlimited color choices|
|Custom Logos & Graphics||LogoTrax & GrapicTrax||Very limited|
|Value||Material cost offset by installation costs and lifetime||Materials are less expensive, but labor is high and lifetime shorter|
|Nonslip||Flow through design keeps floor dry and slip-resistant||Even with traction additives, epoxy surfaces are slippery when wet|
|Portability||Click together system is easily disassembled and moved||Epoxy coatings are permanently bonded to the concrete floor surface|
|Installation||Quick, Safe and Easy DIY Installation||Complicated, multi-day process, toxic chemicals and special equipment|
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