Prolonged Service Life
Polished concrete can resist heavy traffic like the legs of household furniture in homes or a forklift operating in industrial and commercial facilities. That's not all; the polished concrete is resistant to damage from chemical and oil spills. Since polishing enables the concrete to breathe, there is no need to worry about issues arising due to moisture.
A Professional Image
The beauty of polished concrete undoubtedly promotes a professional image for most organizations in any environment. It promotes a clean appearance without in any way limiting its durability or longevity. This look gives the business a fresh and modern appeal.
It Lowers Cost
Don't forget that the substrate and the finished product here are your pre-existing concrete. This single factor lowers the cost for businesses when polishing their floor. It adds to the overall savings resulting from the reduced maintenance costs of polished concrete flooring. Polished concrete reduces energy and maintenance costs by improving ambient lighting and reducing the need for regular floor maintenance such as machine scrubbing, sealing, and refinishing.
Improved Reflectivity and Ambient Lighting
The reflective properties of a polished concrete floor maximize lighting in facilities. Improved lighting reduces the cost of energy bills and increases safety. This is one of the remarkable features of polished concrete floors. Most office buildings and businesses love the reflectivity of the polished concrete surface. It brightens the workplace by reflecting artificial light within the business facility. Apart from eliminating the need for extra electricity to brighten up the office environment, it promotes a lively workplace.
Do you have any unique shape, color, or features in mind? Polished concrete is the perfect solution for you. We can provide you with a design that suits your personal or corporate needs. We can design and color your concrete floors to suit your needs while exposing the concrete's natural beauty.
Another exciting feature of polished concrete floors is their ease of maintenance. Most floor systems, including tile and linoleum, require aggressive scrubbing to maintain a sanitary environment and clean appearance. Polished concrete surfaces are tightly compacted to reduce the development of stains. At the same time, they do not require any waxing or stripping treatments to maintain their sheen. To ensure the continued smoothness and shine of the concrete, you can make use of other products.
A Stain-Resistant Surface
The process of densifying and sealing the surface transforms a concrete floor into a smooth surface that protects against contaminants, preventing them from penetrating the surface.
Improved Slip Resistance
Polished concrete, though shiny on the surface, does not create a slippery floor. The benefits of mechanically grinding and flattening the floor increase the coefficient of friction when compared to ordinary concrete.
Polished concrete requires fewer cleaning chemicals to maintain. It also typically does not contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Less dependence on chemicals makes it friendly for any U.S. Green Building Council LEED project and increases its overall sustainability.
Improve The Condition Of Old Floors
As concrete ages, surface stress, delamination, curled cold joints, and other problems can arise. Mechanically grinding the floor removes the top surface of the old concrete. Polishing strengthens it, increasing its impact and abrasion resistance.
Reduce Tire Wear
The rough, uneven texture of natural concrete causes tires to abrade, increasing wear and tear over time. A polished concrete floor system levels the joints and makes the entire surface smooth, preventing abrasion.
No Production/Plant Shutdowns
Dry-mechanically polished concrete can be put into service immediately after the process is complete. Since the process does not use toxic or hazardous chemicals, floors can often be used as soon as the project is finished.