polished concrete process

Concrete is all around us. It is used to pave driveways and garage floors. Its cost-effectiveness, strength, and durability make it an essential building material for most of the skyscrapers that tower over us. Polished concrete, frequently mistaken for limestone and other natural stone materials, is even used in the construction of modern entryways and […]

Concrete History

Modern day concrete was inspired by an aggregate-and-paste based flooring material that archaeological ruins suggest has been used for more than 3,000 years. Concrete as we know it, however, has its origins in 1756. In that year, a British engineer named John Smeaton mixed pebbles and powdered brick with cement. Some 70 years later, Portland […]

When properly installed and cared for, a concrete floor can last for several decades. Concrete floors that don’t make it this long can often be salvaged with the application of a concrete overlay. For a behind-the-scenes look at how a concrete overlay is applied and what it can do for a concrete floor, watch this […]

CONCRETE POLISHING PROCESS

Should you select polished concrete flooring, you will be choosing one of the most durable materials available for your property. Once it has been professionally ground, treated, and polished, your polished concrete flooring will only require periodic sweeping to keep it looking great, along with very infrequent honing with diamond pads. Read on to learn […]

advantages of polished concrete

If you own or operate a warehouse, you are responsible for facility upkeep. Each square foot you have adds to the time and money you will need to spend in order to keep the floors properly clean. To streamline maintenance, you should choose a flooring material that does not require constant care or frequent expensive […]