It used to be that concrete floors were reserved for industrial areas. Now, they're found in big box-retailers, churches, airports, malls, and convention halls. Additionally, they're becoming more popular in homes and commercial designs. Part of their popularity lies in their durability and easy maintenance. Plus, they hold up well to heavy forklift and foot traffic. Even many architects, designers, and contractors now specify concrete as a green, earth-friendly building material.
Polished concrete and staining is a multi-step process where the customer can choose the level of shine from a satin finish to high gloss. Polished concrete, when done properly, is highly reflective and can resemble marble or granite flooring by applying stain during the polishing process. To produce a terrazzo look, we grind through the top few millimeters of concrete to expose the aggregate. As part of the process, heavy-duty equipment is used with progressively finer, diamond-impregnated disks. Our experienced crews know when to switch to the next-finer grit by observing the floor surface and the amount of material being removed.
We offer the following grades of finish for your floor: