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I'd like to obtain a smooth, seamless, a bit shiny, white floor in an apartment. Something similar to this:

Smooth white floor example

How can I achieve this? I was thinking about epoxy flooring. Is that the correct route to take in an apartment, or is there something else I should consider?

I would like to avoid applied sheets such as linoleum if possible.

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"Apartment" often implies a rental. If you have a rental it seems that you'd have to anticipate a serious talk with the landlord before putting down a new floor. –  Michael Karas Sep 23 '12 at 5:10
@MichaelKaras, it's not a rental. –  rid Sep 23 '12 at 5:13
That floor looks nice...until the first time someone walks on it with bare feet or it's been >1 hour since you last swept... :) –  gregmac Sep 24 '12 at 22:36

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A lot will depend upon the type of surface that the new flooring will be placed over. Epoxy floor covering may be best if over concrete sub floor. For other types of subfloors sheet vinyl may go a long way toward providing the look you want.

Proper preparation of the subfloor will be essential to getting a great look.

Here are some sheet vinyl ideas:


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