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Never cleaned under my tile. Have washed them, used the fan in garage to help dry them. You can vacuum them also.
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How do you clean the dirt that accumulates on a garage floor from under the tiles? Usually I have to sweep the garage floor at least once a month, even rinsing it out with a hose every now and then. How does that work with snap-in tiles?
You don't without removing all of the tiles. But, the Costco tiles I had fit very tightly together, so there probably wasn't a lot of dirt under them, and you couldn't see it anyway.
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https://www.homedepot.com/p/LifeTile...oduct-overview

I had these installed in my mother's home in DeSoto. She loves them. No slipping and she runs the robot vacuum several times a week to keep the floor clean. A rubber mat under the car catches condensate from the car's A/C.

Ordered direct from the company and was in contact with the CEO after she followed up after fulfilling a request for a sample. The total cost was $2457 installed and was less than what I was quoted from Closet Crafters and the price of the tiles direct from the mfr. was less than Home Depot's price. DIY and save hundreds more.
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We have a new place in St Catherine. Would love to have the garage floor epoxy coated. Can someone put me in contact with Mr Miller? What does it typically cost?
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Don’t see the point, it’s garage floor, plain old concrete good enough for me, that way I don’t have all these worries.
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I have snap in floors twice. The cost for the tiles for a two car garage is about $1,250. I did the installation myself. Two problems are dirt, and noise. My tiles were black.
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Hi,

Can you give us Mr Millers information please? Address? Tel?

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My two cents worth.
We have epoxy. Probably not an option, for many but when we moved in we had the movers put all my garage stuff in the living room. We waited about a month for the cement to cure before having the garage floor epoxy coated. For many mentioning damage to the epoxy. As I understand it, they apply epoxy the clear product they put on top is not epoxy as epoxy yellows with age.

As far as putting my stuff in the living-room I knew it was time to move it to the garage when my wife tried to move my several hundred pound work table to the garage by herself.
Aside, I built it so that it comes apart. Heaviest part is the top and it took both of us to carry that into the garage.
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I am getting a quote on both—epoxy from Miller, and tiles from Custom Closets. Two totally different systems. Can anyone compare them, or give pros and cons?
i have the plastic tiles installed by Black Dog and love the whole thinf.
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We had Tru-Grit Coatings LLC. do our garage floor with a POLYASPARTIC FLOOR COATING 2 years ago and it still looks great. it does not seem slippery when wet and has not been damaged by me dropping heavy things while working in garage or while using heavy floor jack. not cheap but highly recommend 863-670-9270
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We put epoxy on the floor in a 2 1/2 car garage and it looked nice and cleaned easily. I could use the leaf blower to clear it and move any water out the door.
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If you decide on snap in tile, get a quote from Black Dog Garage Floors. He moved everything to place tile under washer/dryer and utility sink in in our CYV. Excellent service and reasonable cost. Completed the job in 4 hours. No odor, non-skid surface which is impervious to motor oil, antifreeze, brake fluid, battery acid and pretty much anything else. If a tile should become damaged it can be easily replaced.
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I am from Canada but have gone to the villages for the last 9 years. Epoxy is the only way to go. The floor won't be level and therefor the other option just won't work. The epoxy floor will stand up better and last a lot longer. Epoxy won't show wear as any option will.
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