Polished Concrete

Polished concrete flooring offers numerous benefits, including exceptional durability, low maintenance requirements, and a sleek, modern appearance that can enhance the overall aesthetic of any space. 

Polished concrete has become increasingly popular as a flooring option in recent years due to its numerous benefits. One of the primary advantages of polished concrete is its durability. Concrete is a very hard material, and when it is properly polished, it can resist heavy foot traffic and can last for decades. Polished concrete is also resistant to stains and spills, making it easy to maintain and clean.

Another advantage of polished concrete is its aesthetic appeal. The reflective surface of polished concrete can give a modern and sleek look to any space, making it a popular choice for commercial and industrial spaces. Polished concrete can also be customized to create unique designs and patterns, making it a versatile flooring option.

 Polished concrete is also an eco-friendly choice, as it is made from natural materials and does not require any additional coatings or sealants. Additionally, because polished concrete reflects light, it can help reduce energy costs by increasing the amount of natural light in a space.

Finally, polished concrete is a cost-effective flooring option. Its durability and low maintenance requirements mean that it can save money over time compared to other flooring options that require frequent repairs or replacements. Additionally, the customization options of polished concrete means that it can be a less expensive alternative to other high-end flooring options like marble, granite, or terrazzo to help you achieve LEED Certification.

About the Process

Here are some key steps involved in the installation process for polished concrete

  • Diamond grinding and exposing desired level of aggregate
  • Application of a densifier
  • Diamond polishing to desired gloss level
  • Sealing

The exact installation process can vary depending on factors like the condition of the concrete, the size of the space, and the desired level of shine. RCS Floors follows a proven process to ensure that installations achieve the best possible results.