4x stronger than epoxy. Unlike an epoxy garage floor coating our chip system uses polyurea—a material that’s much stronger and more flexible
Made up of small vinyl chips, this flooring system finishes with a light, orange peel-like texture, adding slip resistance and extra grip to promote safe use.
The vinyl chips can be custom-blended into nearly any color, allowing your new garage floor to match your existing décor!
Our chip flooring can be installed in as little as one day by Penntek’s trained and certified flooring experts.
1-Day Concrete Floor Coatings by Spectrum Painting
As northern New Jersey's only certified installer of Penntek products, we are excited to offer a variety of exceptional floorcoating systems for your home or business. All of our installers go through extensive training with Penntek trainers before they go out on the job. Our installers are our own employees and we do not subcontract!
Every flooring surface is a little different, and has its own set of unique needs and environmental conditions to consider. From a sun-drenched pool deck to a hard working garage, you need a flooring solution that offers a high level of performance in a cost-effective, low-maintenance package. We can help!
Concrete Floor Coating by Spectrum Painting utilizes a proven floor coating system that can be customized to meet your needs and match your style. We offer a 15-year residential warranty on all our floors, patios and basements!
If it’s not epoxy, then what is it? And what makes our system so unique?
We get a lot of fantastic questions about our concrete floor coatings, especially after folks see the transformations on social media and hear about our 15-year warranty.
This FAQ section is the perfect place to start. And if you have any other questions that aren’t on the list, or would like to schedule a free estimate, contact us here today. We’d love to chat with you!
Okay, it’s not epoxy… So what kind of floor coating is this?
Our coatings are a cutting-edge polyurea system. It installs faster, cures faster, and offers benefits far beyond what you get from traditional epoxy.
Do your concrete floor coatings have a warranty?
Yes! Our epic, 15-YEAR warranty is a real conversation starter, and also a real testament to how much we believe in our process and products. This system is built to perform!
Is a floor coating estimate really necessary, and what can I expect?
We know it can be tough to carve out time for an estimate, but they really are necessary. And our coating experts are friendly, professional, and efficient.
So, why are estimates so crucial? Well, we need to come and evaluate the age, nature, and condition of the space, take measurements, and perform a concrete moisture test. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach, and the price can vary drastically based on a specific set of factors.
We’ll also use the time to share coating color options, bring samples, and walk you through any other considerations.
Can you coat heated garage floors?
Yes! A radiant heat system is no issue at all.
Are your concrete coatings slippery?
Our floor coatings are smooth, textured, and not slippery. If that’s a concern, however, we can always include additives that increase the level of grip. Perfect for outdoor concrete applications or other areas that might get wet.
Can you remove a failed epoxy coating first?
Yes! Our floor prep process includes grinding the surface with our heavy-duty, industrial floor grinder. We can modify our approach a bit and make sure that your old epoxy coating is fully removed. Just another reason to upgrade your floor coating to something that will actually last!
Can I choose my floor coating’s color and texture?
Definitely! We offer a number of standard color blends for you to pick from, or else you can customize your own. And as for the texture, we can include a special additive to increase the anti-slip properties if you’d like.
Can you coat outdoor concrete floors?
Yes! In fact, polyurea is a far better choice than epoxy for outdoor coatings. Here’s why:
Durability - Because epoxy is brittle, it tends to crack, chip, and flake over time. Polyurea, on the other hand, is not only much stronger, but also much more flexible.
Strong Bond - Ever worry about hot tire pickup in the summertime? It can be a real problem for epoxy, sticking to your tires and peeling up as you drive. Polyurea actually fuses to your concrete, chemically bonding to the surface. If you can peel up our coatings, the concrete is going to be peeling right up with it.
Adaptable - Epoxy needs very specific conditions to cure properly. Thanks to that chemical reaction we mentioned above, polyurea is a lot less finicky. It cures better, faster, with less odor, and is ready for service in just a day or two.
Can you coat interior concrete?
While epoxy can fill an interior space with fumes, only made worse by its longer curing time, polyurea doesn’t create much more odor than a fresh coat of paint. That means you can get back to normal life faster.
Can you coat damaged concrete floors?
Sometimes, but it depends. This is another reason why an in-person estimate is so important. We can fill standard cracks and gaps with a specialized concrete mender, but there are definitely circumstances where more in-depth repair work needs to be done.
Do you only coat concrete floors?
Our coatings are specially formulated for concrete, yes.
How do you maintain polyurea floor coatings?
It doesn’t get much easier than this! Our floors are virtually maintenance-free, and can be cleaned with just a standard household mop. Since the floor is non-porous and seamless, it’s super easy to keep clean.
Can you coat your concrete floor yourself?
We’re big fans of do-it-yourself projects, but a premium, high-performance floor coating just isn’t something you can tackle yourself. And those epoxy kits from the big box home improvement stores? They aren’t anywhere near being in the same league. In fact, our polyurea products aren’t even available to general consumers, and can only be applied by certified Penntek installers.
This is a specialty product that requires trained professionals with serious equipment.
How long does it take to install your floor coating?
Your estimator will provide a firm timeline after reviewing your job scope in person, but most projects can be completed in 1-2 days. We have the installation process dialed in and down to a science.
How soon can I use my coated concrete floor?
You can safely walk on the floor in 24 hours, as well as put lighter items back in place. In 48 hours you can use the floor without any restrictions: drive on the surface, move heavy items back in, etc.
How do I know if I need a concrete coating?
If you own or manage a commercial space, you likely have very specific flooring requirements. We can help you with that! And if you’re a homeowner shopping for the best concrete coating available, we can help you too. Maybe you want to turn your tired, dirty garage into an attractive, organized workshop. Or maybe that underutilized basement can become a home gym, craft room, or even a home office. See the potential, and then decide if a performance floor coating offers the benefits and motivation you need to make it happen.
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Why Spectrum Painting?
Each project is stamped with our seal of guarantee to the Spectrum Difference.
We are fully licensed and insured, and carry the state-mandated levels of liability and workers' compensation insurance
We are courteous, easy to work with, and put your needs first!
We use only the best materials, ensuring a quality, lasting finish
We offer a 15-year warranty on all our concrete coating projects and a 3-year warranty on all our painting.
People happy with our services
Friendly and on time! Stayed until the job was done.
Jayne I. | Jun/30/2016
The guys at Spectrum Painting were great. The Crew Leader, Marcin, was a pleasure to work with and paid attention to every detail for our basement project. We’re so happy with how it came out and would definitely use them again in the future! Mike
Mike B. | Feb/15/2021
We used Spectrum Painting to paint our laundry room, kitchen, living room, office, powder room, sitting room, 2 story foyer and hall, 2 bedrooms, master bedroom, ceilings in kitchen, living room, and foyer, 3 car garage, shutters on 13 windows, and the front door with 2 sidelights. In addition to the walls being painted all doors, baseboards, window frames, crown molding, and other trim were included. Furthermore, we had a wallpaper border removed and crown molding added in the master bedroom. The paint job took less than a week and turned out great! We could not be happier with all of the colors we chose (with the help of Pam) and the way the it turned out. Overall, the sales team, including Rich Lauretta and John Mangiafreno, the project manager Rafael, and the design consultant Pam Steinhilber were all very professional and a pleasure to work with.
Simon R. | Aug/30/2016
Spectrum Painting is truly the best. I have used their company several times for my interior painting needs. Rich and his staff are meticulous , from the timely manner of getting the estimate to the finished results, they are second to none. His crews are all respectable, professional and work to please down to every minor detail. I would highly recommend Spectrum Painting to anyone who is looking to have a painting job done.
Rosemarie Nutile | Dec/8/2020
We just had our deck stained and are beyond satisfied. Everyone from the young ladies that set up the estimates to the crew that does the work were very professional and friendly. The 2 gentleman worked hard until the project was absolutely complete. Our deck looks fantastic! Thank you and we look forward to doing more business with you.
They were knowledgable in the products and techniques needed to complete the job. They were responsive to questions and issues immediately. Products were superior. Friendly, arrived on time and completed the job in a timely manner. Spectrum's presence in the community, also were the only ones who could handle all our special requests.
Karen J. | Jul/19/2016
Amazing job! Amazing team! Rog and I can't say enough about the quality of their work, their professionalism, and their outstanding work ethics. We would highly recommend Spectrum Painting for all of your home improvements. We can't thank you enough Spectrum!!!