Decorative concrete floors are popping up more and more in retail stores, schools, restaurants, offices, warehouses and homes everywhere. People are drawn to them for their glossy surface, design versatility and contemporary look. In addition its surface is perfect for custom logos, colorful graphics and unique patterns. No other flooring material gives you so many options to create one-of-a-kind looks.
Concrete can be treated with stains or dyes to create a rich variety of colors and textures or stamped with patterns to mimic natural surfaces. Homeowners are catching on to the appeal of these smooth shiny floors because they can be made to replicate the look of tile, slate and marble. Undeniably concrete flooring combines beauty and creativity with affordability, durability and low maintenance.
One of the most popular finishes today is polished concrete. It can be stained or dyed to a variety of colors or may be left as its natural color. Its multi-step process involves progressively grinding down the surface to get a very smooth finish and allowing you to choose the level of sheen that meets your maintenance and aesthetic needs. This versatility makes polished concrete an ideal flooring material for a variety of applications.
Concrete flooring can also be protected from stains, abrasion and water by applying a concrete sealer over them. These sealers are available in colored seals to make your flooring more vibrant. In addition a sealed concrete surface is generally more slip resistant and makes the floor easier to clean.
An existing concrete floor can be brought to life with different finishing, coloring and texturing techniques. It’s the perfect choice for commercial, industrial and residential spaces while at the same time saving time, money and our environment.