When considering flooring choices for your home or business, you may be overlooking one of your best options. Polished concrete may not sound sophisticated, but when done properly, it can be extremely attractive, easy to maintain, and quite possibly the most affordable flooring option available. So how does polished concrete stand against traditional floor coverings? Let’s take a look.
Variety of Styles and Colors
Although carpet, tile, vinyl, laminate, and even stone flooring come in a wide variety of styles, colors, and finishes – the possibilities with polished concrete are almost endless. Staining options are available in every color and shade of the rainbow, including several different finish choices. You could even use different colors for different areas of the floor, creating designated areas or focal points.
No one will dispute the strength and durability of concrete, but what you may not be aware of is that polished concrete is extremely resistant to mold and mildew. Concrete flooring in areas of your home or business that may experience a lot of moisture like basements, garages, laundry areas or kitchens is a smart choice. Tile and stone have similar properties, but nothing is quite as moisture resistant as concrete.
When it comes to cost-effectiveness, polished concrete is comparable to carpet and vinyl. You may even be surprised to hear it is considerably less expensive than tile, wood or natural stone. Polished concrete is a very affordable choice, especially for large commercial buildings.
When it comes to ease of maintaining your floors, polished concrete can’t be beat. A simple soap and water mopping is all that’s needed to maintain a pristine shine. No waxing or special cleaning material or equipment is needed.
If you’re interested in receiving a quote on polished concrete flooring, then give us a call! We’ll be happy to talk about the project you have in mind and even schedule an on-site visit.