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LOCALLY OWNED

ARTICLE ALAN GOFORTH | PHOTOGRAPHY PAUL VERSLUIS

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-

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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.”

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