Posts Categorized: Concrete FAQs

There’s a lot more to creating a perfect concrete flooring solution than simply hiring a quality concrete contractor.  Concrete is a great basis for virtually any kind of commercial or industrial flooring, but that is only the starting point.  The right contractor can guide you through the choices to be made and help ensure you…

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When properly maintained, resinous coating, such as epoxy or polyurethane, should last decades, making it a cost-effective option for businesses. Maintaining a coated concrete floor is typically easier than maintaining other types of commercial flooring as well. Basic facility maintenance goes a long way towards extending the lifespan of your floor and preventing the need for significant…

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Concrete is an excellent option for flooring in just about any sort of commercial or industrial setting, but one thing it lacks is color. Untreated concrete is dull to look at, and while that’s OK in some settings – like warehouses – for more customer or client facing spaces people often want something more visually…

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Polished concrete has gained in popularity, to the point where it’s one of the most common floors found in commercial real estate, as well as restaurant dining spaces, and hallways and corridors in educational facilities to name a few of its uses. Polished concrete is a highly affordable option, known for being a distinctive and…

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Polished concrete floors are a popular option for commercial and industrial building. However, as a porous substance, it is vulnerable to excessive moisture which can cause difficulties during installation and distort the end result. Contractors should be conscious of the impact moisture has on cementitious floors. High Alkalinity – Excessive moisture can result in elevated…

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Moisture from concrete slabs is a common problem and it can cause significant issues, if it goes unchecked. Have you experienced any of the following symptoms in your facilities? Blistered or peeling floor coatings Wood floors or floor tiles that are warped or cracked Carpets that have signs of mold and mildew Softened adhesive that…

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Polished concrete floors are a great alternative for many different environments. There are several reasons why this type of flooring has become so popular. If you are considering different options for the floors in your facility, here are seven factors which may convince you that polished concrete is the way to go. 1. Aesthetic appeal….

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As a property manager, you want your facility to look its best, no matter what type of building you are responsible for. The condition of your concrete floors is often more than an aesthetic consideration, as well. Having well-maintained floors is essential for employee, customer, or resident safety, as well as for hygiene purposes in…

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With a rough winter behind us and summer in full force, you and your family are probably enjoying the warm days spent by the pool. This is a great time to take a closer look at your pool deck and concrete resurfacing. Here are three reasons why concrete resurfacing may be a wise decision: 1. Improved…

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As with all flooring materials polished concrete has a variety of benefits that have made it an extremely popular flooring choice for commercial and manufacturing facilities, processing plants, shop and production floors, communal areas in these facilities, as well as other high traffic environments. There are also some drawbacks to using it in certain areas, but many of them…

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