Polished Concrete Inside and Out
Architect: MCA Architects
Polished concrete floors to a silver finish inside with polished concrete continued seamlessly to external patio with an external finish for added grip. The art is in the finish! We grind, polish and seal the concrete to achieve a finish just like you imagined. External Polished Concrete does take a small bit of maintenance. You must seal it every couple of years to keep it looking clean and protected.
Polished concrete floor for industrial purposes
Despite the smooth look of polished concrete, it is no more slippery than other types of flooring.
Polished concrete floors are very easy to keep clean even in heavy traffic areas.
The flat surface of a polished concrete floor greatly decreases the vibrations that otherwise occur with forklifts. An absence of a electrical isolating covering reduces the stress on electronic components caused by ESD-disturbances.
Easy maintenance, even with heavy use
The easy maintenance of polished concrete is key in high-traffic areas where trolleys are used – such as airports, hotels, supermarkets and warehouses – eliminating the need for waxes. Non-allergic properties are important for hospitals, private residences, schools, etc.
Its glossy surface resists the marks of forklift truck tyres and staining from chemicals and oil on industrial floors. This versatility and toughness makes the concrete an ideal and ultimate flooring material for most floor applications.
Maintaining the shine requires only minimal effort. Just clean the floor regularly with a damp mop to remove grit, and use a suitable cleaner to enhance the shine. With basic cleaning, the floor will keep its lustre for years.
In high-traffic areas, sometimes buffing the floor with a floor pad will be required. Should more intervention be required, the floor can be lightly re-polished after a couple of years.
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