Advantages of a Concrete Floor
The benefits of a polished concrete floor are many. It continues to be a very popular choice among commercial, residential, retail, and industrial establishments. True to its name, polished concrete is what gives concrete floors that polished and shiny look, suitable for a variety of businesses. It also has a reputation for being resilient and durable, perfect those with minimum time to spare on maintenance. But what are the real reasons you should choose polished concrete flooring for your next project? Read on!
Tough, Hard-Wearing, and Durable
Polished concrete floors come highly recommended by professionals who know everything about flooring systems because it’s more durable and hard-wearing. Unlike other flooring options such as linoleum, timber, marble, ceramic tiles, and vinyl, concrete flooring doesn’t chip, dent, or break. Typically, polished concrete floors can last up at least ten years with minimum maintenance and more with proper maintenance.
With concrete flooring, you have endless possibilities with color, design, and finish. You can create stunning designs and effects to it by adding aggregates like colored stone, crushed shells, recycled glass, etc. If you already have an existing concrete floor, we can restore it and add decorative overlays to transform your floor.
A major benefit of concrete floors is that they don’t require hazardous coatings or adhesives to install. It is also an energy-efficient option, especially during the cooler months. Concrete floors make use of the heat accumulated from the sunlight, which helps to reduce energy consumption and lower the utility bills.
No mold, mildew or allergens can grow on the surface of the concrete. Polished concrete floors improves indoor air, which helps to reduce the effects that allergy-sufferers feel.
Polished concrete can provide a high-gloss, classy, and sophisticated visual appearance. It complements ambient lighting and offers excellent reflective lighting. Not only does this help to brighten up the space, but it is what makes this type of flooring widely used in hotels, theatres, museums, and high-class residences.
For knowledgeable and skilled contractors that can help you with your concrete needs, contact the team at All Stone Restoration today. We have over 47 years of hands-on experience in all phases of stone and concrete restoration. Contact us today to get your free on-site estimate.