Considered one of the eco-friendlier concrete solutions, polished concrete makes use of recycled and existing materials combined into a unique looking composite that is durable for indoor and outdoor use. Although many use it for its aesthetic look to enhance their interiors, polished concrete is a functioning alternative to other forms of standard concrete. It has a clean and glossy finish that gives clients an appealing aesthetic for their indoor flooring, countertops, walls, and other surfaces.
What essentially gives polished concrete its unique appearance is the process it undergoes prior. Through mechanically grinding and polishing existing concrete and adding a hardener right below its surface, it produces a stunning quartz-like effect that makes generic concrete look brand new and expensive, giving it new life and a new appearance. Since polished concrete has a glossy finish, it also helps to reflect light, brightening up a space and making it appear larger and cleaner. Polished concrete is great for modern, open spaces to add a creative yet rustic feel to a dull and dark room.
The variety of polished concrete also drives clients to opt for it for their interiors. A range of hardeners can be added to bring out a one-of-a-kind designs and color patterns that you want to complement your home. Depending on what look you would like to achieve will also determine the color scheme and amount of hardener used to densify the concrete surface. Many clients opt for polished concrete in shades of grey that complement the wall colors, furniture, and appliances. We’re able to easily tailor the color of your polished concrete to match your expectations and achieve the color you desire.
As polished concrete is a durable material that’s both water and dust-proof, it can easily be used for a series of purposes such as interior flooring, countertops, stairs, and walls. It gives rooms a modern look and industrial-turned-chic appearance that opens space and remains durable for long-term use. Since polished concrete also helps to eliminate allergens that other flooring options can withhold, it remains a cleaner option for pets, children, and families to reduce sensitivities and dust mites.
As stated previously, polished concrete is both waterproof and dustproof and can provide clients with a lot efficient and sustainable use. Because of its waterproof properties, polished concrete is not prone to moisture-induced damages and can easily combat stains, harsh chemicals, and other liquids. What’s more, polished concrete is low-maintenance and easy to clean with a dust mop or cloth and water. If you’re using polished concrete for kitchens or fireplaces, it also provides security from injury as polished concrete is incredible resistant to fire, making it a durable option for countertops and surfaces exposed to warmth and heat. Polished concrete remains a long-lasting concrete alternative that is becoming more and more popular in home interiors. With the help of our skilled professionals, we can readily create a unique and durable polished concrete surface just for you.