What about epoxy terrazzo tiles for residential use?

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What do you think about epoxy terrazzo in residential applications? Do you have it? Have you seen epoxy terrazzo in person? 

I’m just doing due diligence & exploring all my flooring options. Went down an epoxy rabbit hole.

👉🏻Both concrete and epoxy terrazzo are Great Floors that last a long time in heavy traffic areas both in public and private buildings. I cleaned and polished a whole lot of these in my youth

👉🏻We’re checking out the epoxy angle, too. I’ve seen some good installations in MCM homes. You just want to pay more for the added coating/effort to flatten out the surface since standard epoxy floors tend to be a bit bumpy for “grip” in a utility area.

👉🏻The three nice things about epoxy terrazzo floors is.. the weight… the resistance to cracking….and that it doesent transfer temperature as easy…cold floors.

👉🏻In 2015-16, we chose Terrazzio tile for our kitchen floor and have been very pleased with it.

👉🏻The epoxy terrazzo can fail while traditional cannot (unless your foundation does). I believe it was the Houston airport that had a problem with it somehow become wavy? Maybe it was a vapor barrier problem… I have 4” thick traditional terrazzo throughout the house and Terrazzio tile in one room which certainly smelled like epoxy when it was put in.

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