Polished Concrete has become one of the standard floor applications in new construction and commonly the first choice for owners who are renovating their concrete surfaces. There are a lot of new factors that contribute to this boom and shift in floor design and requirements.
Economic, durability and environmental issues surround the growth of polished concrete as a separate industry and it has played a big role in making this new trend come this far. Right now it’s appearing more of a major design elements than a trend. It has now reached the mainstream construction options.
Initially, polished concrete floors were often used by big box retail stores. It was almost exclusively found in just these commercial buildings. Nowadays, these flooring systems are can now be found everywhere. Restaurants, shopping malls, and medical facilities to name a few. Not only are these commercial organizations going for polished concrete over the traditional way of concrete flooring, but educational institutions learning to make a large push by choosing to install polished concrete floors as a cost-effective alternative that’s sure to last even for decades of use.
A lot of educational facilities are now choosing polished concrete for areas with a high-traffic rate like lobbies, classrooms and athletic facilities during the renovations and construction of new places in the school. In addition to these floors as a provider of low-cost alternatives, these polished floors are environment-friendly. These concrete surfaces definitely support sustainability, an active supporter of green initiatives and provides a good-looking, long lasting decorative concrete surface.
As polished concrete floors achieve its goal as being environment-friendly, these surfaces also create positive interior climates, allowing thermal mass that provides lessened energy use. With the cost and demand of energy soaring high every time, it’s just great that an aesthetically pleasing floor is also a contributor to lowering energy consumption and usage. It saves a lot of money from using heat, ventilation and air conditioning.
If you consider the cost of a polished floor’s installation, don’t worry. It starts at a relatively economical cost. Your budget for a polished concrete floor solely depends on the type of finish that you want, and how intricate the design is for the polished concrete surface.
We’re definitely the best choice for polishing your concrete. Give us a call and we’ll be on the way to start giving your commercial space the boost that it needs and the aesthetic that’s sure to call in lots of people for a visit.