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WITH DEEP ROOTS IN THE COMMUNITY,
GRANITE GARAGE FLOORS TREATS CUSTOMERS LIKE FAMILY THERE IS A GOOD REASON WHY GREG
“Our goal when we started Granite Garage Floors from scratch
SLICKER APPROACHES EACH GARAGE
in 2008 was to take our home-improvement expertise and match it
FLOOR TREATMENT AS IF IT WERE FOR HIS
with a commercial-grade process and product that would provide
OWN HOME. The customers he serves often are
residential customers a permanent and gorgeous option to use in
friends, neighbors or members of his community.
their homes,” he says.
“We have lived near our customers in
Slicker knows from experience that anyone can make promises
the Leawood community for more than a
and apply a coating. The difference is the quality of coating system,
decade,” says Slicker, principal and co-owner
attention to detail and friendly attitude that his company offers.
of Granite Garage Floors. “This speaks vol-
“We do what we say we are going to do,” he says. “We provide
umes about the level of commitment we have
answers to questions that homeowners are asking. Are they easy to
to make sure every customer we work for has
work with? Yes. Are they really as good as their reviews? Yes. Do they
an exceptional experience and is serviced
really do what they say they are going to do? Yes.”
after the installation as well.” A simple question inspired him to leave a successful career in the construction industry and
typical of hundreds of satisfied customers.
start his own business. Why can’t homeowners
“Granite Garage Floors is one of the most-professional contrac-
have access to the same high-quality floor treat-
tors I’ve ever worked with,” he says. “From the initial consultation to
ments as commercial customers?
detailed emails about what to expect and when and how to care for
“For years, coating systems installed in garages
the floor, every expectation that was set was met.”
had been installed improperly with inferior,
Slicker is quick to give the credit to his team and to share his success
water-based product and were ineffective for
with the community. “We have an experienced team who takes pride
homeowners as they peeled and stained almost
in their craft and are always prompt, tidy, and cordial with customers.”
immediately after installation,” he says. “However,
Granite Garage Floors has donated funding and its finished prod-
epoxy coating systems in most commercial loca-
uct to several local schools, such as Shawnee Mission East, Indian
tions were simultaneously being installed prop-
Hills Middle School, Cure’ of Ars Catholic School, St. Ann Catholic
erly, using higher-grade material, and have been a
School and Corinth Elementary School, as well as several civic orga-
reliable and long-lasting option for years.”
nizations. The company also is a generous contributor to the Mid-
Slicker started his company with two objec-
The company has installed more than one million square feet in Johnson County and the greater Kansas City area. Victor Wisnah is
America Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
tives in mind—provide superior coating systems
“Granite Garage Floors did an outstanding job,” Joe Finch says.
and service for homeowners, and give back to
“Their staff was friendly, attentive and easy to work with. I definitely
the community where he lives and works.
would recommend Granite Garage Floors to friends and family.”
Leawood Lifestyle | June 2019