When weighing the positive and negative aspects of garage floor epoxy, cost is often the first consideration. While the appearance of a properly applied garage floor epoxy is very enticing to most garage owners, the cost and preparation required to obtain the appearance may not be feasible for all garage owners. For a garage that will see frequent use and will have many visitors, epoxy may be a preferred option. Epoxy finishes provide ease of cleaning and maintenance, but once the finish is applied, changing colors or designs can be a labor-intensive and costly endeavor.Some of the positive aspects of garage floor epoxy include a smooth and even surface that is easily swept and resistant to oil and most fluids and the availability of a plethora of colors and designs. Advancements in the manufacture and application methods of garage floor epoxy have made it relatively easy to apply by the average home handyman in a minimum amount of time with average hand tools.