My Garage Remodel      
             
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Above are a few photos of the garage as it was when I first moved in. It was a nice place to work on cars but it didn't really have a finished look. I had been wanting for sometime to find a way to help improve the floor. With bare concrete it feels you can never really get it clean. It seems to always "shed" off concrete dust and in turn ended up being tracked into the house.

             
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What I ended up doing was getting some industrial vinyl tiles for the flooring. These are the same tiles you will see in cafeterias and other commercial locations. It is not as fancy as a real ceramic tile but they are a lot easier to install and maintain. They install with adhesive on each tile and that allows me to replace individual tiles as I need to.

             
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I have had the garage in this configuration for the last few years and I can say the tiles have worked out great with only a few small issues. The first thing is that the lighter colored tiles tend to darken over time if you park a tire on it while it is warm. That is not a big deal with a bit of careful placing of the car when I park.

The other issue is when they get wet. I knew this would be an issue and it makes the floor very slippery. Since I only get the floor wet when I clean it that has not been a big problem. Now if a person did this to their daily driver storage garage it could be a big problem in times of rain and snow.