Industrial Floors: Concrete Coatings vs. Polished Concrete

By |2019-08-09T14:22:24+00:00August 9th, 2019|Concrete Polishing, Epoxy Coatings|

Polished concrete and industrial concrete coatings are both popular choices for flooring in commercial spaces. However, there are certain things to consider to ensure you get the right flooring system to meet the specific needs of your facility. While both options are suitable for industrial spaces, there are certain advantages and disadvantages of each. Read

New High-Tech Material Protects Polished Concrete Floors from Etching and Staining

By |2018-12-10T20:55:55+00:00December 10th, 2018|Concrete Polishing|

Polished concrete floors are highly durable, sustainable, easy to clean and attractive. However, exposure to certain liquids can still stain and/or etch them. Concrete is porous, and polished concrete is reactive with all types of acid. Because of this, accidental spills can damage the appearance of mechanically polished concrete floors. That is, until now. Protect

Benefits of Mechanically Polished Concrete Floors in Warehouses

By |2018-10-05T15:13:31+00:00October 5th, 2018|Concrete Polishing|

As we talked about in last month’s blog post, mechanically polished concrete floors are trending in a big way. While this sustainable and durable flooring option is suitable for a wide variety of spaces, owners of warehouses are increasingly taking advantage of the many benefits of polished concrete floors. These roughly 5,000 to 20,000-square-foot spaces

The Rise (and Shine) of Mechanically Polished Concrete Floors

By |2018-09-12T12:12:10+00:00September 12th, 2018|Concrete Polishing|

While mechanically polished concrete floors have been around for decades, this sustainable and durable flooring option has seen a massive influx in popularity over the past few years. This enormous growth in demand and usage is partly due to improved grinding techniques, but the unique characteristics of mechanically polished concrete floors continue to make them

Mechanically Polishing or Coating Distressed Vs. New Concrete Floors

By |2018-08-09T18:54:59+00:00August 9th, 2018|Cementitious Overlays, Concrete Polishing, General Coating & Polishing|

The high-gloss finish and ease of maintenance have made mechanically polished concrete and coated concrete floors the new VIPs of the flooring world. However, while these floors are beautiful regardless of the situation, the state of the underlying concrete does create different aesthetics. Some existing concrete floors can be heavily flawed, which creates on-trend distressed

How to Maintain Your Polished Concrete Floors

By |2018-05-30T21:22:34+00:00May 8th, 2018|Concrete Polishing|

As we have mentioned before and can’t stress enough, one of the main advantages of polished concrete floors is the minimal maintenance required. On top of this, these high-gloss floors are extremely durable, environmentally friendly and able to stand the test of time. Concrete is already a sturdy material, and when polished by specialized grinders, it

Go Green with Mechanically Polished Concrete Floors

By |2018-05-29T18:35:46+00:00March 13th, 2018|Concrete Polishing|

Go Green! You hear it just about everywhere nowadays. Entire industries have been built on creating “green products.” We didn’t have to create a green product to become relevant in this conversation because mechanically polished concrete and terrazzo floors have always been green and are LEED certified as well. Mechanically polished floors have the following

4 Reasons to Mechanically Polish Your Concrete and Terrazzo Floors

By |2018-05-29T16:54:07+00:00February 13th, 2018|Concrete Polishing|

  If You’re Still Waxing or Coating Your Concrete or Terrazzo Floors, You’re Doing It Wrong. Stop wasting time waxing or coating your floors, have them mechanically polished ONE TIME and never worry about them again. If one application for the rest of your concrete or terrazzo floor’s life isn't enough to entice you, here

Flooring Options For Your Next Office Remodel

By |2018-05-29T16:57:05+00:00October 6th, 2017|Concrete Polishing, Epoxy Coatings|

Are you considering an office remodel? If so, you have many flooring options to consider. One great option to consider is polished concrete.   Why polished concrete or concrete coatings?   Durability over time: Every time you need to make a flooring change in an office setting, it is a big disruption to your customers

How does the temperature effect your concrete and coatings?

By |2018-05-29T18:38:06+00:00June 5th, 2017|Concrete Polishing, Polyurethane Coatings|

Temperatures here in Iowa vary dramatically in both the summer and the winter. If you have a concrete floor that gets exposed to temperate changes, you need to take those changes into consideration when you are redoing your concrete or terrazzo floor. We wanted to share three quick stories of where we applied different coatings