Polished Concrete

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Polished Concrete Melbourne

Polished concrete flooring has gained popularity in recent years due to the contemporary look, versatility and ease of maintenance.

It’s perfect for residential homes and garages, commercial properties including restaurants and retail premises and industrial warehouses or shopping centres, hospitals or car dealerships. These extremely versatile floors are perfect for anyone who needs a high-performing floor to withstand even the toughest foot traffic.

Polished concrete flooring is suitable for both new concrete slabs and old slabs, so if you’re renovating and removing old flooring, we can bring your floors back to life and make them look stunning.

Polished concrete flooring has many benefits. It is:

  • Long lasting
  • Easy to clean
  • Chemical/oil resistant
  • Durable
  • Impervious to spills
  • Repels dust
  • Hypo-allergenic
  • Stain and scratch resistant
  • Looks modern and bright
  • Suitable for all weather environments

We use quality machinery and a multi-step process of grinding and buffing to achieve a level of shine that looks fantastic and lasts a lifetime. We offer a variety of finishes including matt, satin or full gloss.

What Is the Difference Between Polished Concrete and a Grind and Seal?

Polished concrete differs from a Grind and Seal in that the shine is achieved by mechanically buffing the concrete, rather than through the use of sealant products which would need reapplying every five years or so. Mechanically polishing concrete is more time consuming, longer lasting and requires an experienced eye to get the perfect finish. It’s for this reason that polished concrete flooring comes with a higher price tag than concrete sealing.

With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, the professional team at Concrete Grinding Solutions will ensure your home or business premises has the finish only an expert can provide!

FAQs

Yes, you can. There are different colours of cement to choose from if you are laying down a new slab. You can discuss your options with your concrete supplier.

Yes, you can. If you are laying down a new concrete slab, you can choose the colour and there are plenty of aggregate colours, minerals, types, and sizes to choose from for your topping mix. This is also something that you would need to discuss with your concrete supplier.

Yes. The stone or aggregate exposure that shows in the final finish depends on the depth of the grind. If you want a non-exposed aggregate finish, it can easily be achieved.

Yes, you can. If you no longer want the carpeting or the wooden floors in your home, the concrete underneath can be polished to give the floors a contemporary look that is very low maintenance. The final product would hinge on several things, such as the type of concrete currently there, the current state of the concrete floor, the level of damage that has been done to the floor, and the aggregate density.

Each of these things would not be a problem. The floor can still be polished and when it is done, it will look like it has a marble finish.

You should meet with a Concrete Grinder or Concrete Polisher in the very early stages of your project. They can provide an estimate and all of the options available.

No. The process is very green and eco-friendly.

No. For outdoor areas, a non-slip coating can be added for outdoor entertaining areas and around the pool.

No. Any tyre marks can be removed very easily.

On a 200kg concrete grinder, large diamond discs would be mounted. They will be rough enough to remove any imperfections while they flatten the floor at the same time. Next, finer grits are used to polish the floors, resulting in a marble shine. It is typically a 14 step process. It would begin with 30 grit diamond shoes and end with 3,000 grit diamond resin pads.

The results would be permanent. The process doesn’t include any acrylic, wax, epoxy, or any other coverings that can fail over time. The final result is a concrete floor that has been polished permanently. If the floor is in a commercial building, an industrial building, or in an institution with heavy foot traffic, several years down the road, the floor may need to be repolished. This is not very costly.

Yes, it is possible, but it is not easy. Muriatic acid can etch the concrete floor. The same is true with strong acids. These areas, however, can be repaired very easily.

No. State of the art equipment would be used which makes the entire process practically dust free.

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