Top Five Benefits of Polished Concrete Floors
Your concrete floors set the tone for the rest of your space. The right color, texture, and overall look of flooring can transform a space from dark and dull to bright and airy. Whether you are restoring, updating, or replacing your flooring, polished concrete flooring is a perennially popular choice that offers a clean, modern surface and a smooth, minimalistic finish that fits well with any design scheme. Here is what you need to know about the many benefits of polished concrete flooring.
What are Polished Concrete Floors?
Concrete slabs have conventionally been used in a variety of industrial applications from warehouses and factories to garages and aerospace facilities. Its popularity stems from its hard-wearing surface and lasting durability. Concrete polishing enhances concrete’s natural strength and durability while improving its aesthetics, making it easier to maintain, and creating an incredibly functional and durable surface.
At Blackrock Industrial, our concrete flooring contractor creates polished concrete by using a special process to harden and polish concrete using industrial diamonds to leave you with your desired level of glossiness, from matte to a high-gloss mirror-like surface. When performing concrete polishing, we can even include dyes, stains, and decorative finishes, cuts, and borders to create a one-of-a-kind look to set your floor apart from all the rest and enhance your brand.
The Benefits of Polished Concrete Flooring
Properly installed, a concrete floor can last decades, even in heavy-duty, high-traffic industrial applications. Over time, this reduces your maintenance and replacement costs and can save you not just money but also time.
Maintenance and replacement costs are not the only savings you will enjoy with polished concrete. Installation costs can also be lower with this type of flooring since we work with existing flooring materials and are using the concrete that is already in place.
Polished concrete is popular not only for its cost-effectiveness and its durability but also for its easy maintenance. Simple sweeping, dust mopping, and mopping are all they need to stay fresh and clean. They will not harbor dust, mold, or allergens, and they will even resist stains and spills.
Whatever look you want you can create it with polished concrete floors. With the right colors and effects, we can create the perfect look for your space. We can even polish to your desired finish for just the right amount of light reflectivity, enhancing safety or creating a mood.
Did you know that polished concrete is a green flooring material? Concrete requires few raw materials to create, and since no new materials are used to finish the concrete, the carbon footprint is minimal or nonexistent. It is a LEED and eco-friendly material without any harmful VOCs or harsh chemicals involved, offering you a safer flooring alternative for your space.
At Blackrock Industrial, our concrete flooring contractor can use polished concrete virtually anywhere that we would use conventional concrete flooring, including automotive facilities, manufacturing, retail environments, food and beverage industries, garages, warehousing, industrial, and more. We can help you decide on the best flooring option for your needs. Contact us today for your estimate.