There are many benefits of resin flooring that make it an ideal choice for your industrial or warehouse floor. For example, did you know that the thicker resin floor types are actually harder than concrete? This article aims to help you decide whether your particular project will benefit from resin flooring or not. […]
While you cannot entirely prevent concrete from cracking, there are certainly strategies to minimise it. Your best defence against concrete cracking is to try to control where the cracks will more likely occur. Prevention starts with creating a predetermined location of joints on the concrete floor. A concrete specialist can apply “preventive medicine” and precautionary measures on concrete floors to delay the onset of cracks. […]
The benefits of polished concrete are many. It is a very popular choice among commercial, residential, retail, and industrial establishments. If you go to the mall, to a restaurant or to your office, try looking down, chances polished concrete is staring back at you. True to its name, “polished” concrete is what gives concrete floors that polished and shiny look. It also has a reputation of outlasting the rest of the flooring finishes. But what are the real reasons you should choose polished concrete flooring for your next project? […]
Polished concrete floors can last a lifetime if maintained properly because they can withstand wear and tear through the densification and polishing process. But as durable as they come, these floors will eventually lose their sparkle if you fail to maintain it properly, especially if they are placed in high-traffic commercial or retail facilities. Generally, polished concrete floors are easier to maintain than other types of decorative concrete floors. However, some retail shops still make the mistake of thinking they are all too easy to maintain. Here are three essential tips for keeping your polished concrete floor in optimum condition: […]
The course of architecture was forever changed the day the ancient Romans developed concrete. This wonderful material is renowned for its strength and durability as well as being abundant. While the concrete that the Romans used to build their structures is very different from the type that we use today, concrete is still consistently the prime choice for builders throughout the ages. […]
Installing a polished concrete floor is not exactly an easy task. It requires a lot of planning and a whole lot of working hours. Timing is key when installing a polished concrete floor. Getting the timing wrong could involve ripping everything out and starting all over again. This job would normally take 3-6 days depending on the size and the condition of the room. Getting this flooring looking perfect takes a lot of time and skill. Every step is very important, and making sure that there are no weak links is a priority. If this is not done right, the whole floor integrity can fall apart. Longevity is important when we are dealing with heavy duty floorings. Here are the steps involved in installing a polished concrete floor: […]
Polished concrete floors are an amazing type of floor that will not only look great, but also last for many years. The secret is to look after them properly. A lot of people make the big mistake of thinking that a polished concrete floor will look great without much effort. While concrete floors are extremely lasting, you still need to do some proper maintenance work to ensure that they remain in top condition. Here are the biggest mistakes stores make when cleaning polished concrete floors we regularly come across, and how to avoid them. […]
If you want to transform your now-imperfect concrete floor into something seriously fabulous without spending a fortune, then going for decorative concrete overlays is a very attractive option. Discover 10 eye-opening reasons why...
The advent of polished cement floors has certainly changed the way we think about concrete flooring. We used to associate concrete floors and walls with coldness. We might have even thought about concrete as something that brings prison to mind. Not anymore, not with the beauty, elegance and warmth that polished cement brings with it.