Polished Concrete

Why choose polished concrete

So you are looking at renovating your house or you are currently building. When it comes to choosing tiles, floor boards or carpets a lot of the times the choices are a little outdated and you don’t just want to go with anything.
You’re looking for something that not only add value to your property but also act as a feature and gives your home a modern twist.

So you have done your research and you have come across ‘polished concrete’ it looks amazing, it’s very easy to look after and will last the longest of any other alternatives that are currently on the market. Which in turn makes it the most economical flooring choice.

Concrete flooring as also very economical as it has a high thermal mass making it easier on your energy bills. Due to the high thermal mass the concrete absolutes the heat during the day and slowly releases the heat during the evening and then in summer the opposite happen keeping the house cool.

Maintaining polished concrete has never been easier. It’s as simple as sweeping or vacuuming and then mopping. There are no cleaners or harsh detergents required to make the floor sparkle like new.
Not all polished concrete has to be industrial looking. All concrete has aggregate beneath the surface which are the stones in the cement mix, and when you are contemplating polished concrete there are a huge range of finishes that you can choose from. You can go for the matte/industrial look for an outdoor area or you can have a highly decorative floor showing full stone exposure in a high gloss.

The extra added benefit of the polished concrete is that it can go with everything is it is so natural. So if you want to stick to your old rustic style or make everything modern polished concrete can always be finished to your style with the added benefit that it is unlikely to date like tiles and carpet.