So what is Polished Concrete? There are two main types of polished concrete and the term can be used interchangeably between them both. You have diamond or mechanical polished concrete and grind and seal polished concrete. Both methods are infact poished concrete but have very distinct differences. It is key when pricing up your polished concrete you determine which type you want and are pricing.
There are two main types of polished concrete
|This process is designed mainly for new construction. Requires 32MPA concrete and the gloss level is achieved during the polishing process.||This Process is designed for older/lower quality concrete and the gloss level is achieved through the use of a topical sealer. This sealer can be waterbased, polyurethane or epoxy.|
At Diagrind we will take to you about the pro's and cons of each choice and help guide you to choosing the option that bes suits your home/office/shop and your budget.
Please check out our calculator to get an esitmate on the cost of polished concrete, floor preparation works, epoxy and Terrazzo.
What if your concrete isn't good enough ?
Sometimes the concrete is the wrong height (as found in mny retail shops or after tiles have been removed in your home), and sometimes the concrete is just ugly. There is no nice way to say it. The colour could be all wrong or there could be mutiple patches and tenches and to polish the existing concrete would just be an eyesore. For these situations we recommend DM Terrazzo. A thin set Terrazzo floor can be designed to suit any space and installed after a base build. It can be polished using both techniques of polishing and can offer a rapid turnaround and tranformation of an unusable space to a piece of flooring art.