With their ease of maintenance and beautiful high-gloss finish, polished concrete floors are becoming the new superstars of the decorative flooring world, especially in high-profile retail and commercial settings.
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With proper maintenance, the life cycle cost of polished concrete makes it one of the most affordable flooring systems. Polished concrete
is created with mechanical processing combined with a reactive densification process and optional stain guard
application. These steps are what greatly increase maintenance costs, but are often forgotten when pricing
a flooring system.
Contaminants and threats that can affect your polished concrete floor:
Incorrect Cleaning Chemicals
Detergent Over Use
General Maintenance Recommendations:
Dry sweep or microfiber mop1 the floor of dirt and debris.
Mop or auto-scrub2 (fitted with red or white pads or soft brushes3) the surface with a cleaner designed for polished concrete and thoroughly vacuum.
Monthly / Quarterly
Following cleaning, buff the floor with a high-speed burnisher4 fitted with a diamond grit pad5 recommended for your floor. This
pad will remove scratches and surface stains
Re-application of a stain resistor or finish guard may be applied for best stain protection. Consult your flooring installer for products compatible with the initial treatment.