Is your garage floor cracking? Do you have some new cracks that run throughout your cement garage floor? If you buy a new house that has just been built, chances are the concrete garage floors are in perfect condition. Within a year or two though, you may notice that garage floor cracks start to emerge and your once perfect floor is no more.
Cracks in the cement of your garage floor look ugly and at first might alarm you. But if they are real thin cracks, they are caused by the house settling and there is no need for alarm. The floors of most garages that are made out of cement will crack sooner or later and there is nothing you can do about it.
Most people choose to leave the cracks alone and do nothing as they are not harmful to the floor or the house. You might decide to get some sort of a garage floor mat or covering that will cover up the cracks and you can put it over the whole garage floor if you want to. No only will this type of floor mat hide the cracks but it will make your garage look more finished and stylish as well.
If your garage floor cracks are big cracks then you might look into making sure that nothing else is going on other than normal settling. Big cracks might need to be repaired not only because it is best for the floor but because it could become a safety issue as well. For instance, the crack below would need to be repaired.