Monthly Archives: February 2014

Concrete Polishing & Flooring Sydney

Concrete floors are in! 

If someone told you to consider using Concrete Flooring in your home you’d probably cringe. Your mind would go to the basement where everything is cold and dark or perhaps the garage where you’d never walk without shoes, and you’d instantly push the thought to the back of your mind. However, if your thoughts about concrete flooring were of something that you’d never want on the inside of your home then it’s time to do your research. A quick Google images search for polished concrete floors will wow you. And no, the things that you will be seeing aren’t marvelously perfectly positioned tiles, they are indeed concrete floors. It was about time it happened. With concrete being such a cost effective means to floor your home, it was about time that someone put the art, the creativity and the design into concrete and made it something that you just simply can’t resist. The many designs that one can incorporate into concrete is phenomenal and it’s no wonder that more and more people are being drawn to this option as a means of flooring their homes. But beauty isn’t all when it comes to concrete flooring, there are indeed a large number of pros in sprucing up your flooring with concrete.

 So what exactly is polished concrete?

When it comes to the difference between regular concrete flooring, the one that makes you cringe, and Polished Concrete Flooring, the one that leaves you speechless, it’s the chemicals and the tools that make the difference. For polished concrete a chemical densifier is used to treat the concrete after which the grinding tools come into play to give it that perfect glossy look. And, because you’d like to match the colour scheme of your home and get something a bit more extravagant, you can have your concrete stained in pretty much any way imaginable.

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 Why you should get concrete flooring: 

The durability is unbelievable. It lasts long. This is one of the primary reasons that people opt for concrete flooring. There’s hardly any need to worry about your furniture destroying your flooring, or your ten dogs playing a little too much in the house, because concrete flooring can withstand it all.

Maintenance is a breeze.

Sure you’ll have to wipe your floors and clean up spills every once in a while. However, aside from the normal cleaning that everyone has to take on, concrete flooring is pretty low maintenance. If you’re not someone who has tones of furniture going in and out of their come on a daily basis, and you’re pretty strict about not allowing cars to drive in your home, then the maintenance you will need for your concrete flooring will be ridiculously low. You’ll be looking at having it waxed and sealed every nine to twelve months, and in some cases you can go more than a year without having to do anything to it.

 It’s the environmentally friendly flooring option.

Think about how your house was made and what the materials consisted of. Think about your flooring specifically. Before the tiles were put in, there was concrete and so underneath those tiles must be concrete. This means that wanting to convert your flooring to concrete will only require to remove the tiling and get it prettified. As a result there’s practically no new material necessary that you’ll need in order to have your flooring done, and the environment will thank you for it.

For all those home owners who currently have concrete flooring or have been convinced by its beauty to covert are going to need to get some polishing done. You’ll be in need of the exceptionally professional services of AB Polishing. Whether your flooring is made of concrete or Marble, Sandstone, Terrazzo or limestone, AB Polishing is who you are looking for. Your home will be looking spiffy and brand new once they have finished their work and you’ll be astonished by how quickly they did such an amazing job.  Don’t settle for less than affection.  Give AB Polishing a call today.