Winter Projects - Are You Resin Ready? Set? Go!

The holiday season is behind us once again which means for many of us it’s time to get to our to-do list. You know the one, with all the projects we put off when we’re enjoying the out-of-doors vacation months with better weather. Many of these tasks can be greatly aided with the assistance of epoxy resin in your toolbox…

Versatile epoxy resin is an adhesive, filler and sealer – flexibility that provides for its use for repairs, maintenance and projects around the home and office; and for automotive and marine applications as well. The polymer may be used both indoors and out on a wide variety of surfaces to create a durable finish that will withstand harsh conditions for years. For instance, for:

Indoor/Outdoor Flooring and Other Surface Applications:

In the article, ‘Can Epoxy be Used for Outdoor Flooring?' Erin Emanual highlights how, "Epoxy floors are versatile. They are ideal for both indoor and outdoor use in a variety of places. They add beauty to any landscape." She cites that epoxy is commonly used to surface pool decking, garage floors, sidewalks, driveways and outdoor countertops and shower enclosures - offering the following advantages:

  • Epoxy releases no toxins that can potentially harm you or your family
  • Epoxy may be used to repair cracked or stained outdoor concrete surfaces such as walkways
  • Renowned for both its durability and strength, epoxy is the ideal flooring solution when it comes to protecting outdoor surfaces
  • Concrete walkways and porches look more elegant and sophisticated when epoxy is used

“Affordable, industrial grade, high-quality epoxy also protects surfaces from foul weather and spills; ideal for patios, pools, decks or outdoor carport applications.”

Epoxy resin is easily mixed, applied and shaped, and can be used to restore and preserve a wide variety of materials including wood, plastic and concrete. Many DIY homeowners seal, repair and maintain myriad household items including furniture, window and door casings and columns and pillars using epoxy resin. For more, read our piece on 'Epoxy Resin for Home Repairs.'

 

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