There are three main types of finishing depending on the number of polishing passes and the roughness of the discs utilized. All these processes are of a similar general nature, our polished concrete applicators will perform a detailed evaluation for each floor to adapt the polishing process to the exact needs of the client.
Mainly paste, with fine sands randomly exposed.
Mainly fine sands up 1/8″ aggregate, with paste and large aggregate randomly exposed.
Mainly 1/8″ to 1/4″ aggregate, with paste and large aggregate randomly exposed.
Mainly 1/4″ to 3/8″+ aggregate, with paste and fines in between.
Gives a sleek look, similar to a matte finish, but with a slight shine that provides some light reflection..
Grit Level: 400
Gloss Meter: 20-35
A high level of light reflectivity makes this our most popular flooring service. Color will reflect off of surrounding objects.
Grit Level: 800
Gloss Meter:35 – 50
Uniform, glossy appearance will reflect the lighting in the facility, and will mirror the colors from the objects surrounding it.
Grit Level: 3000
Gloss Meter: 50(+)
Polished concrete is one of the most economical, cost effective flooring alternatives out there. The reduced costs associated with saved energy, reduced tire wear, maintenance reduction, and especially the long-lasting durability shows that polished concrete is a budget sensible, as well as beautiful, flooring system.
Although polishing can be half or even one third the cost of coatings and other systems, the real savings is in the maintenance over time:
Absolutely Yes! Even rough concrete can be ground to a very smooth and finished polished floor.
We can, but you will probably save money by having your contractor, or demolition crew do it. In any case, you should test for asbestos, first.
We refine your existing concrete floor with a number of fine diamond grinders until your concrete becomes smooth and shiny. Not much different that how wood is smoothed with different grains of sandpaper.
Sleep soundly knowing that concrete polished floors are slip resistance.
Not at all. Polished floors are chemical resistant as well stain resistant. Simply just use a dust mop and or wet mop using a gentle cleaning product to maintain your shine and slip resistance. You may also want recommendations or help from our experts, which we are happy to provide.
Because there are so many options, obsticles, and solutions specialized for your industry that we have dedicated polished concrete experts provide you a tailored specific solution. Our quotes are scalable as are the optional services. This will allow a bigger budget for the rest of your space.
Concrete polishing is the best option. Unlike tile and laminate flooring, polished concrete offers the greatest amount of protection vs traffic, chemicals, moisture and the wear and tear of daily use. It provides a non-slip surface area in which you can rest assured for the safety of your employees, visitors and guests.