Polished concrete is quickly becoming an environmentally friendly, low maintenance alternative for the flooring needs of industrial, commercial, residential and government facilities. Recent advances in polishing equipment and techniques make it possible for contractors to strengthen and seal the floor from within the interior of the concrete. Whether the floor is new or old, floor polishing that achieves a high-gloss finish that never needs waxes or coatings is a great solution.
By densifying and sealing the surface, polished concrete transforms a porous concrete floor into a tightened floor that is dense enough to repel water, oil, and other contaminants, preventing them from penetrating the surface.
The reflective properties of a polished concrete floor increases the lighting in facilities. Increased ambient lighting will reduce the energy bill as well as look beautiful.
Polished concrete will reduce energy and maintenance costs significantly through reflectivity and ambient lighting, reduction in upkeep (such as waxing), and reduced tire wear.
Most floor systems, including tile and linoleum, require aggressive scrubbing to maintain a clean environment and nice appearance. Polished concrete surfaces are tightly compacted, reducing stains, and do not require any waxing or stripping to maintain the sheen.
Polished concrete, though quite shiny, does not create a slippery floor. In fact, the benefits of mechanically grinding and flattening the floor will increase the coefficient of friction when compared to ordinary concrete. Polished concrete often exceeds OSHA standards for floors. (ASTM C 1028)
Contact us in Bismarck, ND, for polished concrete floors and floor systems.
1924 Vermont Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58504
|Phone: (701) 258-3449|
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