What is the difference between an epoxy screed and epoxy floor coating?

We are regularly asked what the difference is between epoxy floor coating and epoxy cast flooring. And what the difference is in price. In this article, we will tell you all about it so that you can make the right choice for your floor. Then request a customised step-by-step plan at the bottom of the page!

Epoxy floor coating Epoxy cast flooring
  • Nice smooth finish with the right preparation.
  • Commonly used in sheds, living areas, garages.
  • Layer thickness approximately 0.5 mm.
  • Impact resistant and moisture proof.
  • More economical than screed.
  • Easier to process.
  • Nice smooth finish due to filling capacity of 2-3 mm.
  • Commonly used in living areas and for industrial floors.
  • Layer thickness approx. 2-3 mm.
  • High chemical resistance.
  • Very high impact resistance.
  • Damp-proof.

Does a cast floor look different from floor coating?

No, not really. What your floor will look like largely depends on the preparation. If a floor is first leveled with floor coating, after priming with a schraping layer or leveling epoxy, the floor is completely smooth after the epoxy floor coating has been applied.

That is why epoxy floor coating is also very suitable for residential spaces, for example. For larger areas, floor coating is much cheaper with the right preparation.

What are the properties of a cast floor?

So when do you choose a cast floor? If you want a smooth floor immediately after priming, you can opt for epoxy screed. This product has a filling capacity of around 2-3 mm. Just make sure the unevenness of the substrate is not too great, otherwise preparation will still be necessary.

Epoxy self-leveling screed is many times stronger than floor coating in terms of impact load. Its chemical resistance is also higher. That is why epoxy self-leveling screed is also very suitable for industrial floors with high loads.

What does epoxy floor coating cost?

It is important to know to what extent the floor needs to be prepared to find out what the cost will be. To give a bit of an idea, we have created the table below for you with the price per m2 of epoxy floor coating. Guide prices include VAT. In this table, we have assumed a primer for dry substrates.

Number of square metres Primer, high-gloss floor coating Primer, matt-gloss floor coating
10 € 225,97 / € 22,50 per square metre € 295,96 / € 29,60 per square metre
20 € 399,97 / € 19,99 per square metre € 532,95 / € 26,65 per square metre
50 € 809,97 / € 16,20 per square metre € 1.059,96 / € 21,20 per square metre
100 € 1.579,44 / € 15,79 per square metre € 2.054,42 / € 20,54 per square metre
Tip: it is always worth requesting a step-by-step plan from our customer service team. Our specialists will then put together a quote that is specifically tailored to your situation. That can bring more benefits.

What does epoxy cast flooring cost?

Even with an epoxy cast floor, it is important to know how the floor should be prepared. Is it a concrete floor with a small bump here and there, a severely damaged concrete floor with many height differences or a tiled floor that first needs to be leveled? In most situations, a primer with an epoxy cast floor on top is sufficient. To give you an idea, we have created the table below for you with, as an indication, the price per m² for an epoxy cast floor.

Number of square metres Primer + cast floor (high gloss)
10 € 459.98 / € 45.99 per square metre
20 € 890.47 / € 44.52 per square metre
50 € 2.082.44 / € 41.64 per square metre
10 € 3.607.39 / € 36.07 per square metre

A cast floor can of course also be given a matt finish.

In the video below, Kees shows you how to install an epoxy cast floor yourself!

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