Concrete flooring is customizable, easily maintained and affordable. If you are considering concrete flooring as an option for your home or work setting consider these 10 reasons why you should choose polished concrete flooring over other flooring options.
Polished concrete flooring has come a long way from the grey dull flooring that used to only be installed in garage flooring and industrial settings. In recent years concrete flooring has become more versatile allowing the installer to stain it various colors and patterns.
The fact that the flooring is so versatile and it mimics other types of expensive flooring made the flooring industry change their minds about concrete. Now, you can find concrete flooring in residential, commercial and industrial settings.
Polished concrete can be used in residential, industrial and commercial spaces. This separates concrete flooring from other flooring types that are only made for residential use.
- Durability and Sustainability
Polished concrete floors typically last upwards of ten years with minimal maintenance. This sustainability is higher than flooring options like linoleum, vinyl flooring or ceramic tile.
Harsh chemicals and abrasive are not used in the installation of polished concrete flooring. The flooring does not attribute to the growth of mold, mildew or allergens. Concrete flooring is energy efficient, heat accumulated from the sun or bright lights greatly reduce energy consumption and lower heating bills.
In comparison to other flooring options polished concrete flooring is the most affordable option. Even customizable polished concrete is substantially less expensive than other popular flooring options especially if there is an existing concrete slab on the property.
- Aesthetically Pleasing
Concrete flooring can mimic the look of polished stone which can be very aesthetically pleasing while being functional and practical. High gloss finishes can give off a rich appealing look. Polished concrete flooring is customizable and can encompass logos and wording. Concrete flooring has become the go-to flooring for hotels, theaters, museums as well as sophisticated home residences.
- Low Maintenance
Polished concrete is very easily maintained. The flooring can be maintained with weekly sweeping and mopping. This helps to maintain the glossy look of the flooring. With minimal care, you will have worry free flooring for at least ten years guaranteed.
- Stain Free Flooring
If you have children and pets stains and marks on flooring becomes apart of everyday life. With polished concrete floors stains and marks can be a thing of the past. This flooring repels dirt, grime and spills making it surpass other types of flooring in many ways for commercial, residential and industrial applications.
- Enhanced Lighting Capabilities
Polished concrete absorbs light and enhances ambient lighting by 30%. This means economically you can save on lighting as well as heighten the brightness of your home.
- 1 Day Installation
We at Concrete Fusion, offer a one day installation on some of our polished concrete flooring. This ensures that residents or patrons are not inconvenienced by long drying times. In most cases you can resume your everyday activities within a 24-hour time span.
- No Waxing Necessary
Polished concrete has a high glossy sheen that protects the flooring. This sheen does not need waxing or stripping to stay shiny.
If you are looking for proficient installers look no further than Concrete Fusion! Our knowledgeable staff can help you make the right decisions for your flooring needs. We offer 1 day installation as well as a variety of colors and customization options. Call us today for advice or a free quote!