Polished concrete is a relatively new green flooring option that has great durability and low maintenance costs. It is the ideal flooring solution for areas with heavy foot traffic. Whether in a commercial or residential setting the look of your concrete floor can be fully customized using stains, stencils and engraving.
Grind And Seal: The floor is ground to the desired stone exposure level, and then a polyurethane water based sealer is applied twice. Grind and seal is suitable for indoor and outdoor. Grind and seal flooring systems offer a non-porous, hypoallergenic surface that makes for easy maintenance.
About Topical Sealer:
- Water Based Polyurethane.
- Protect the concrete from stains and chemicals.
- Can add a decorative appeal and enhance the appearance in shine, matt and semi-gloss.
- Can make the surface slip resistant.
- Generally have a life span of 1-5 years.
Polished Concrete has become one of the fastest growing green building flooring products for use in commercial, residential and industrial
Nil Exposure: No exposure of aggregate at all. For this finish, the slab must have no screed marks or flaws, as it will be visible. The concrete slab must be flat and high burnished to achieve a professional finish. The helicopter must be use as much as you can to burnish the surface, the concreter needs to get close to the edges as possible to get an even finish everywhere. Concrete needs to be cured ver well, no less than 32 mpa.
Salt and Pepper: This finish exposes just a small quantity of aggregates. The concrete needs to have no less than 25 mpa. Salt and pepper polished concrete finish can be finished with a matte, satin or high gloss Finish. To achieve a salt & pepper finish, the concrete needs to be in reasonable condition, as we just light grind the top to expose small quantity of aggregates. It’s a very popular choice for restaurants, coffee shops and retail.
Full exposure: This finish is absolutelly stunning, where the aggregates will be exposed completelly. The concrete needs to have no less than 25 mpa. This concrete finish can be achieved with a remarkable consistency of aggregate density if the slab is prepared by an experienced concreter. Different colours and sizes of agregates can be added on a brand new project.