I ordered this floor with trepidation that it would be another attempt to cover concrete that would fail. When it arrived 4 days later we installed (2 Men) it in a 48x25 four car garage in 9 hours with many intricate cuts. This is a great system that installs with a rubber mallet and can be cut with a sliding miter box. I am a builder of 30 years and I left most of my skills in my tool box. You do not need to be a master mechanic to install this floor. I would make 2 recommendations !. Start along the garage door walls with a snapped chalk line and lay true to that line. If the floor is out of square you will still have a perfect front edge. Do not let the side walls dictate where the front wall will go. These tiles interlock so you cannot lay out of pattern. @. Use a 15# or 30# tar paper under the floor. It will take the "clickity clack"out of walking on the floor. I also used 2 courses of vented tile near the garage doors to allow melted snow and water to exit under the floor. I'm about to use this product on a commercial entrance since it is skid resistant and looks great
The coin grid-loc tiles came recommended by a friend who also installed them in his garage. He tested them for all sorts of stain making materials and none performed better.
I had originally wanted to apply a polyaspartic/polyurea floor coating to my new woodshop floor. After getting a bid for $4900 to do my 750 square foot shop, I decided instead to go with the coin grid-lock tiles from Rubber Flooring, Inc, which cost me less than half that amount. This was a very good decision. I applied a good underlayment prior to laying the tiles which helped reduce the sound of walking on the tiles and helped seal against moisture. The flooring was easy to install. At one point, I had a four year old working the rubber hammer while I put the tiles in place. I found it easiest to lay a stack of the tiles on the floor in the position they would be laid down, saving the time of turning the tiles until I had them in the right position. The entire 750 sf. shop floor was completely installed in about 14 hours of work. I had to cut one entire row of tiles, but did so with ease using a bandsaw. I highly recommend this product and company. Easy to deal with, fast shipping and a great product.
I am very happy that I chose Garage Flooring Inc. The order and delivery process was smooth and fast. The delivered product exceeded my expectations. It was easy to assemble and the results are awesome. I highly recommend!
As others have stated in their reviews this is a very good product. They ship quickly and the product goes down easily. I did put down the roofing felt that others had recommended but I still did my whole 19' X 19' garage by myself in about 4 hours. One tip... instead of using a hammer, I would align the corner connecting to the others in place and kick it in with my leg/feet. Kept me from having to bend over very much. I wound up being short 3 pieces due to my own error, so I ordered those. They promptly sent them to me without any shipping charge! I would say these are great folks.
I have a 24 x 20 2 car garage in a new home we recently purchased in Gainesville Ga.
I wanted a finished floor with an interesting design and easy to clean.
The online design tool is easy to use and the quantities are exact.
Easy to order and the tiles arrived quickly via UPS.
I installed the tiles myself in about 3 hours and used weed block fabric underneath to lessen any noise.
Great product, great price, great service and looks awesome- even my wife is impressed.
The tiles were very easy to install and look great! I used table saw with plywood blade to speed up trimming the pieces that needed it. I have only had it installed for a few days and there are already a couple of scars. The material is very easily scarred.
We couldn't be happier with our new coin floor tiles. We have a 22x21 garage with some well worn built-in wood shelving. The prior owner had a dog run in the garage so you can imagine what the once painted concrete floor looked like. I ordered extra tiles to do the shelves, 4 tiers 8' long and 18" deep. Our driveway is pea gravel so I ordered the sand color to prevent noticeable tire tracking. I highly recommend that you buy or preferably borrow a water tray tile saw with an adjustable fence. I had to use an adjustable speed sabre saw for the 80 or so cuts. Don't use a circular saw. The blade speed friction melts the tile. The floor was relatively level so no need for an under layer to prevent "clacking." A perfect product easily installed.
This is an awesome product - easy to put down, looks great, low maintenance, and very cost effective. I used this to floor a utility area in my basement. I think you are selling this product short.
Although I can see the garage application, it also makes excellent basement flooring.
I needed something to go over a concrete floor that would allow the floor to breath such that moisture from the concrete would not get trapped beneath the floor. This is an ideal application. There is a little "tack tack" noise when walking on it but it is hardly a deal breaker - it is a utility room after all! Installation was a snap - not including cut pieces for the edges, the floor went down in a few hours. It is so easy that my six year old put down half the floor. The product is very forgiving and easy to work with. Customer service was excellent. They walked me through my measurements and the quantity ordered was spot on. Two thumbs up.
You would do well to offer a tips and tricks section. I found the following tricks made a better job: 1. Use a rubber mallet to pop the squares into place with very little effort. 2. Put together an entire row and then add it to the floor rather than working square by square.
3. Periodically tap the ends and sides of the squares to tighten the fit between squares and rows. 4. The product ships in squares of four tiles. You can separate them by folding them apart. Use a little force. The tabs will not break.
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Just a note to thank you for all your help during my garage flooring order. I have finished the project and wanted to let you know I couldn't be happier with the result. I recall discussing with you during our telcon the most suitable way to cut the tiles. The best option (after some experimentation) is using a hand held jigsaw. Tile cutter (ceramic-type)...no way. Circular power miter saw...nope. It does melt the polypropylene. Anyhow just letting you know.
Thanks again Angela. I think you asked to see a photo or two of the finished effort so here ya go:
Super happy with the product and results. Trying to get my neighbors to make a purchase too
Floor arrived in a timely manner. It was easy to install and looks great - very satisfied.
Product came as advertised. Easy install. Cuts with a hand power saw, coping saw and razor knife. When measuring, Garage Flooring could provide additional compensation for the gaps between the tiles. I.E. add so many inches per 10', 20' and so on. After dry laying 17', I discovered that I need to take an inch off the first or start point to end at my desired location due to 17 tile gaps. Although thats a small amount, I wanted to end where I can put the end tiles (ramp)before exiting garage floor. This inspired me to redo the entire garage with paint, chrome shelving, clear storage bins and yes, even crown moulding.
We opted for the darker gray color for our garage. We installed it our self pretty easily. The only difficult part was having to cut some of the tiles to fit the space just right. We used a jig saw to get that done.
Very happy with the end result.
Very good, easy to install.
Not finished but you can see the board.
The ties were easy to install and gave our garage a clean well organized look. Great product..