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Top 5 Benefits of Polished Concrete for Your Business - Carol Evenson - ContactCenterWorld.com Blog

Top 5 Benefits of Polished Concrete for Your Business

A floor can say a lot about a business. Peeling linoleum, threadbare carpeting or cracked tile floors can give the impression that a company doesn’t care—about itself, its’ employees or its’ customers. Maintaining your flooring can be labor-intensive as well. For businesses and homeowners who are tired of the hard work and expense of maintaining their floors, polished concrete offers a better solution. It’s economical to install and maintain, offers a range of design options and can’t be matched for durability. Take a closer look at the benefits of polished concrete.

Inexpensive Installation

Depending on the design you choose, concrete is comparable or less expensive than other flooring options. A basic floor can start at about $2 per square foot, which typically includes installation, stain or dye and polishing. While higher-end installation costs can be comparable, the long-term cost only gets better because concrete lasts many years to give you great value. Depending on the finished look you want to achieve, polished concrete can actually save you money in the long run.


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Multiple Design Effects

Today’s concrete flooring looks nothing like what you see in most driveways, giving you results that are comparable to granite, marble and tile flooring that add to your interior appeal. Whether you run a business or are looking for a standout floor in your home, here are some design terms and options to consider:

  • Dyed: A dye is used on the finished surface to create a solid color effect.
  • Acid-stained: Concrete treated with mild acids to create a mottled effect that is similar to marble.
  • Overlay: A thin concrete layer added to an existing slab to refresh its look. It can then be polished or dyed.
  • Polished: Honing a slab or overlay with abrasive pads to deliver a smooth finish; a sealer then adds a shiny flair.
  • Geometric: A floor can be assembled in geometric patterns, each piece colored or textured in different manners.
  • Texturized: The surface can be stamped, brushed or embedded with fine aggregate to provide a 3D texture.
  • Stenciled: Concrete can be airbrushed, or stenciled, using multiple methods for an artsy flooring that pops.

Think about lobby floor in government or commercial buildings that feature logos, compasses and other floor designs; these results can be achieved with polished concrete. Whether or not you go with a stencil or simple polishing, your concrete floor can be an amazing design feature.

Easy to Maintain

All flooring requires some upkeep, but polished concrete floors are one of the easiest types to maintain, needing only periodic mopping. Depending on the amount of traffic, it needs to be sealed and waxed every three to nine months. The most important thing to remember about concrete flooring is that regular cleaning agents can damage it. You will need cleaners with the right pH balance and must take special care to use the right cleaning method with different types of spills, like oils and soil. You will also need to use soft polishing pads with machine scrubbers to avoid scratching the surface.

Strong and Durable

Despite taking care with chemical cleaners, it’s otherwise pretty hard to damage concrete flooring. That’s why it’s used often in warehouses, garages and other venues with a heavy traffic and machinery. Pet claws, high heels and furniture legs will not scratch the surface and chipping it is difficult to manage. Your polished concrete can last several years with minimal maintenance needed.

No Dusting

On unpolished concrete, the material breaks down to create a concrete “dust” or powder. You have likely seen this type of deterioration around seams, cracks and dents in the concrete. This dust is unhealthy and can create problems with more delicate equipment. A polished concrete floor is sealed and protected by polishing, which eliminates this type of breakdown.

A polished concrete floor is an excellent choice for many business types and sizes. It’s also a great look for modern homes. Business owners and homeowners can appreciate the easy care and low cost of concrete, which just might be the only floor you’ll ever need.

Publish Date: July 7, 2020 5:24 PM

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