The Home Improvement & Garage Makeover Blog

Welcome to the home improvement and garage makeover blog by Slide-Lok Garage Interiors! The garage is the last frontier in home improvement. Often one of the last places homeowners think to look when improving their homes and we're here to help. Garages take up a lot of space and could be considered the largest or second largest space in your home -- don't you think it's time you started living and fully utilizing all of your space!? For garage related content, diy and how to articles stay tuned for weekly blog posts on the greatest unused space in the home - the garage. The majority of the posts will be before and after photos of recently completed garage renovations across the US and Canada. Come back weekly to see all kinds of different garage makeovers!


  • 2019 Garage Makeover Blog Posts

    Custom Epoxy Garage Floor Coating in Mesa, Arizona

    Posted: 12/13/2019

    Epoxy Floor Coatings Mesa

    1200+ sq. ft. custom epoxy floor coating completed in Mesa, Arizona. This 6-car residential garage floor received a custom garage floor coating with TWO different chip blends and a solid red racing stripe accent! See it for yourself ....

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    Fitness Center Metallic Epoxy Floor Coating

    Posted: 11/22/2019

    commercial epoxy coating supplier

    Workout centers benefit from seamless, easy to clean floor coating systems. Commercial epoxy coatings are easy to clean, aesthetically pleasing, tough, durable and affordable ....

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    The Western Coatings Societies Symposium and Show 2019

    Posted: 11/14/2019

    34th Biennial Western Coatings Symposium and Show

    A couple weeks ago one of our R&D / formulation chemists was in Las Vegas attending the 34th Biennial Western Coatings Societies Symposium and Show. The Western Coatings Show (WCS 2019) is a North American paints and coatings trade show for the Western US and Canada. In addition to a normal trade show, the WCS hosts over 100+ technical talks and presentations from industry professionals ...

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    Polyurea is "Better" Than Polyaspartic?

    Posted: 10/30/2019

    Are Polyureas Better Than Polyaspartics?

    Are Polyurea floor coatings better than polyaspartic floor coatings? ... There seems to be quite a bit of confusion in our industry regarding polyurea and polyaspartic coatings. One piece of misinformation stems from competitors claiming that polyurea coatings are better than polyaspartic coatings. That's just not true, in fact ...

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    How To Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal

    Posted: 10/9/2019

    Tips to Improve Home Appearance

    When you’re a homeowner, there is no doubt that you will love watching passersby slow down or even stop and gawk at that lovely structure that is your home. Seeing them point and be in awe of your home can fill you with pride, knowing that you have done something right. Read our tips how to improve your home's curb appeal ...

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    Covestro Letter On Polyaspartic Naming Nomenclature

    Posted: 10/7/2019

    Covestro Letter Explaining Polyaspartic Aliphatic Polyureas

    Covestro letter to clarify polyaspartic naming convention. Polyaspartic is an aliphatic polyurea, a sub type of polyurea polymers. Conventional polyureas are aromatic, they are not the same thing.

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    It's Official, Jacob Strayer Studying PhD in Chemical Engineering at The Ohio State University

    Posted: 9/5/2019

    CEMAS

    Well, it's now as official as it ever gets. My second oldest boy, Jacob, is studying for his PhD in Chemical Engineering at The Ohio State University ...

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    2 Tone Custom Garage Floor Coating in Omaha, Nebraska

    Posted: 8/21/2019

    Nebraska Garage Floor Coatings

    Custom 2 tone garage floor coating installed in Omaha, Nebraska ...

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    20 Year Old Garage Floor Restoration in Colorado Springs, CO

    Posted: 8/9/2019

    Garage Floor Coating

    This was a 20 year old garage located in Hill Circle, Colorado Springs, Colorado. The owners wanted their garage restored to fix damage and wear over the years for it to look nice once again ...

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    Fiberglass Boat Deck Refinishing with Polyaspartic

    Posted: 8/7/2019

    Marine Coatings and Refinishing

    Our popular garage floor coating has been used as a boat deck coating in Alaska for the last 7 years. After regular fishing trips our polyaspartic coatings have proven extremely durable, reliably slip resistant, easy to clean, and continues to turn heads at the docks ...

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    The Best DIY Wasp & Hornet Pesticide Spray at Home Depot in 2019

    Posted: 8/2/2019

    DIY Pesticide Wasp Sprays

    Being a homeowner I try to DIY everything I can. Recently, I found myself in Home Depot's pest control aisle looking for the best Wasp spray to exterminate a wasp nest in my backyard ...

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    I'll Be Eating Less Potato Chips!

    Posted: 5/9/2019

    BBQ Potato Chips

    Who knew potato chips were full of so much grease!? One of our guys left their BBQ potato chips out on a paper towel overnight, this is what we saw the next morning ...

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    Polyaspartic Floor Coating Withstands Flooding in Austin, TX

    Posted: 4/25/2019

    Austin Yacht Club Flooded

    In October of 2018, the Highland Lakes of Central Texas received significant rainfall resulting in massive flooding. The Austin Yacht Club was underwater for approximately 2 weeks. During cleanup and renovations the GM of the property discovered that our polyaspartic floor coating held up, and after a quick wash the floors looked brand new ...

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    Another Scientist In The Family!

    Posted: 4/18/2019

    Science and Engineering degree

    We're a family of scientists and engineers. Last year, my oldest son graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in BioChemistry. Next month, my 2nd oldest boy will become yet another member of the family to graduate in science and engineering ...

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    It Took Concrete To Erase My Long Held Hatred For NASA

    Posted: 3/29/2019

    Mars

    I’m embarrassed to say I have (wrongly) been a hater of NASA for many, many years. And like so many haters, my hate was based on what I now have discovered to be faulty and flat out wrong information. And then something amazing happened at the World of Concrete show ...

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    Garage Makeovers Shine Bright In The Sunshine State

    Posted: 3/14/2019

    Garage flooring

    Fort Lauderdale is best known for its sunny beaches and boating canals. With near perfect weather year round it allows our SE Florida team to complete garage makeovers even when the rest of the country is still recovering from winter. Check out of some the amazing garage makeovers that happened this winter in Ft Lauderdale ...

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    Best Garage Interiors - Phoenix, Arizona Edition

    Posted: 2/28/2019

    Best Garage Interiors

    Some of the Best Garage Interior Remodels of the last 6 months are coming out of Phoenix, Arizona. Garage floors, garage cabinets, driveways, patios, concrete overlays and more have been installed all over Arizona from Cave Creek to Queen Creek! See these AMAZING garage interior photos ...

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    Best Garage Makeovers - South Carolina Edition

    Posted: 2/18/2019

    Best Garage Makeovers

    Some of the BEST Garage Makeover Photos of the last 6 months are coming out of the Carolinas. Garage floors, garage storage cabinets, driveways, patios and more have been installed all over South Carolina from North Myrtle Beach to Kiawah Island and even Hartsville! See these AMAZING home improvement photos ...

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    Best Floor Coatings for Auto Mechanic Shops - Commercial Flooring

    Posted: 1/31/2019

    Best Commercial Floor Coatings

    Commercial flooring jobs keep our guys in Delaware pretty busy! We receive many phone calls about the best coating for auto mechanic shops. Learn what coatings we recommend and see our latest commercial floor install ...

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    DIY Epoxy Garage Floor Coating Installed in Tucson, Arizona

    Posted: 10/3/2019

    Garage Floor DIY

    YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS amazing garage transformation in Tucson, Arizona. Extraordinary photos and time lapse video of this DIY metallic epoxy garage floor coating install ...

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    Garage Floor Coating Install in Anderson, Indiana

    Posted: 1/17/2019

    Garage Floor Coatings Anderson Indiana

    This garage in Anderson, Indiana, had an old epoxy coating on it that was starting to look pretty bad. It was peeling up and completely gone in some places. We removed the old epoxy concrete coating and installed a brand new polyaspartic one ...

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