Concrete Polishing is a very popular process in the commercial market today, providing increased durability and an aesthetically appealing look. As part of the concrete polishing process, the concrete is ground with varying grits of diamond resin pads. The variety of these pads allows for an assortment of shine, reflectivity, density, and durability characteristics. In addition to the mechanical element of concrete polishing, chemicals such as concrete densifiers and hardeners are used which fill concrete pores and increase the hardness of the concrete slab.
In addition to shine, reflectivity, density, and durability distinctions, the concrete can be stained dyed and restored to give a more decorative look. Another way to increase appeal is by grinding the concrete so as to expose aggregate stone, resembling a terrazzo floor. Saw cuts can also be installed in a variety of patterns, increasing the design possibilities to compliment the setting.
Our concrete imaging software allows us to show a variety of pattern and color combinations and preview it on your own home or business concrete surface. You can be confident in your selection before the final concrete product is installed.