Frequently Asked Questions About Polished Concrete Flooring
Polished Concrete looks fantastic in any setting. There are numerous advantages, and costs are a lot lower than you may think. To help you know more here are answers to some common questions about polished concrete flooring:
We pour and polish brand new floor spaces. In addition we can also polish existing concrete and cement floor screeds.
Polished concrete is treated with a dense chemical to seal the pores and holes of the substance, and ground down with increasingly finer grinding tools. Once the entire process is complete, you’re left with a smooth, attractive floor with a sheen to it.
Polished concrete floors don’t just look amazing; they also boast a wide range of advantages that mark them as being beyond other flooring options:
- Low maintenance
- Reduced allergen, mite and dust problems
- Enhanced natural lighting
- High degree of slip resistance
- A lasting investment
- Environmentally friendly
- Low Vibration and Noise
- Easy to clean
- Elegant and modish
- Design flexibility
Polished concrete flooring is hardwearing and robust and will not dent or chip. Concrete floors that have been polished and hardened will have a prolonged life expectancy; polished concrete floors could give you100+ years of service.
Expect to pay approximately £115/m², which includes the sealing, placing and finishing. This is also dependent on the type and size of floor you want.
Most importantly, polished concrete floors look great. They provide sleek and smooth appearances, which tap into the well-liked modern trend, making it an excellent addition to any modern day living room or kitchen.
The process involves diamond pads and powerful grinders. Specialized tools impregnated with diamond abrasives are used to get rid of surface flaws and polish the concrete’s surface. The diamond pads go from coarse to fine until the surface is uniform and free of flaws. Then slowly Starting off with 25-grit diamonds and finishing up with 3,000-grit diamonds, to give a shiny, smooth surface.. The finer the grit, the better the clarity and sheen.
It often takes experience and skill to control the entire process, and the quality of the concrete’s laying work is also a contributing factor in the quality of the finish.
Yes. Because there’s no wax, acrylic, or epoxy or covering involved, there’s nothing to flake or peel.
Just the opposite—nowadays, polished concrete flooring costs less per square foot than other common flooring materials. It’s actually cheaper than tiling the floor.
Polished concrete is resistant to stains because the Diamond grinding process seals and makes the surface dense. It repels oil, water, and other contaminants.
Yes, but you’ve to work at it. Strong acids like muriatic acid can scratch away the shine. However, an etched area is an easy fix.
Of course we can, usually we can go by sq meter or any whatsapp images, —w e typically Service London, Surrey, Essex, and surrounding areas.