Polished concrete floors are an inexpensive alternative to floor
coverings. When most people think of concrete floors, they think of
sidewalks, patios, driveways, etc. However, when concrete is polished,
it increases light reflectivity by 40%. This can make a room appear
bright without increasing your electrical bill. By sanding and polishing
a concrete floor, it can become a very glossy, glamorous type flooring.
It is also vary easy to maintain. Chewing gum will not stick. Liquids
will not soak in or stain. That is why more retail, warehouse, and
office facilities are opting for polished concrete flooring as an
alternative to marble, granite, tile, linoleum, or coated concrete. Even
homeowners like the appeal of smooth, high-luster floors, which can be
stained to replicate the look of polished stone.
Polished concrete floors is a series of steps by which a concrete floor is polished using
successively higher grit diamond abrasives. Polished concrete is easily
maintained, very hard and durable. The results produce a high-gloss finish that never needs waxing. Polished concrete can come in several levels of sheen from satin to high-gloss. Each
floor is as unique as a fingerprint.
The versatility of polished concrete makes it ideal flooring material for a variety of applications. Polished concrete floors are ideal for retail, warehouse and office facilities as an alternative to marble, granite, tile, linoleum or coated concrete. Some homeowners like the smooth, high-luster floors, which can be stained to replicate the look of polished stone.
Polished concrete floor are GREEN. If you want
to make your home or facility meet "green" standards, then polish
concrete is the best option. For more information click
to download a PDF or go to the article on our blog called "Concrete Floors are always Green".
Visit CRS Web Blog for the following topics on Polished Concrete:
• Polished Concrete Floors are Always GREEN
• Recommendations for Cleaning Polished Concrete Floors
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