Why Use Polished Concrete

Concrete floor polishing is now a growing trend in green home design and as a green building practice. This is because of its versatility, practicality, and affordability, aside from having a stunning flooring option at half the cost.

Polishing concrete floor

Polishing concrete floors is just like sanding wood, since you will need a heavy-duty polishing machine that uses coarse diamond segments bonded in metallic matrix for the job. The next step is the fine grinding of the concrete surface followed by the final polishing step.

Almost any kinds of structurally sound concrete, old or new, can be polished. You can even do it on your countertops. Maintaining the luster of polished floors is easy, since all you will need is basic cleaning. For high-traffic areas that may become dull, all it takes is simple buffing using commercial polishing compound.

Polished concrete floors are not only popular in commercial areas, but in homes where the owners want to replicate the look of natural stone. You can choose myriads of design and colors and they will look more outstanding with a superior glossy finish. Choosing polished floors over ceramic or wood is a practical option since they are not as vulnerable.


If you are planning some home improvement, opt for polished concrete since they are much safer especially with kids around, as they can be coated with anti-slip wax, not as expensive as other choices, versatile, and easy to maintain.

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