Polished concrete is emerging as the go to flooring solution for the industrial market. Recent developments in equipment and application techniques have made concrete polishing faster and more cost effective than ever, making it a popular option in new construction due to its high end finish and low maintenance costs. When you take into consideration its extreme durability and life expectancy its easy to see why concrete polishing is become the industry standard. Whether its a supermarket, office, or warehouse polished concrete is becoming more and more popular. Linoleum, marble, granite, tile, and concrete coatings are quickly becoming a thing of the past due to this budget friend and elegant flooring solution which has sheen and color customization to meet the needs of any facility.
Polished concrete requires a number of different passes using a diamond grinder which gives the consumer plenty of room to determine the level of sheen they need , ranging from satin to high gloss.
Polished concrete floors when done correctly have a glassy mirror like finish. The customization with concrete polishing is nearly limitless, there is a number of different finishes, colors, patterns and aggregates which can be added to your floor prior to polishing. Even the amount of light reflectivity your polish will have can be completely customized..
You can polish concrete utilizing wet or dry techniques. Albeit every contractor has its preferences, dry polishing is the technique most regularly utilized in the business today since it's quicker, convenient and more eco friendly. Wet grinding utilizes water to cool the diamond abrasives and limit concrete dust. Since the water diminishes grinding and goes about as an lubricant, it expands the life of the diamonds . The central weakness of this technique is the cleanup. Wet grinding makes for a large measure of concrete slurry that is left behind and discarding it is a very laborious. With dry grinding, no water is required. Rather, the floor polisher is snared to a residue regulation framework that vacuums up for all intents and purposes the majority of the concrete debris.
At Concrete Polishing NJ we utilize a blend of both the wet and dry polishing strategies to fit budgetary and time requirements.