Architects

Benefits of polished concrete flooring for architects

Polished concrete is a simple and effective way to turn any space from interesting to outstanding. Here are a few benefits of polished concrete flooring for architects.

  • Dust-proof with no coating that is slowly wearing away in the form of dust
  • Green process with LEED certification which opens avenues to possible grants and tax advantages
  • Nothing to delaminate
  • Increased lighting
  • Restorations are available

Detailed specifications are available for you by contacting us. We can offer CSI format specifications tailored to your exact needs along with an AIA/CES presentation at your firm explaining the process of polished concrete.

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FUNCTIONAL BENEFITS

  • Harder and stronger than other floor finishes
  • Does not lift, peal or flake
- Dense surface helps protect against absorption of oil and contaminants
  • Resists tire marks from fork trucks and other traffic
  • More abrasion resistant than unfinished concrete
  • No hydrostatic / vapor pressure issues
  • Installation requires no cure schedule
  • Flatter, more level surface
  • Typically meets/exceeds OSHA recommends of a static coefficient friction of 0.5

ECONOMICAL BENEFITS

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No down time while chemical processes cure
  • 
Lower initial costs compared to most other floor coverings
  • 
One-time application with minimal maintenance
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Lower maintenance costs with less wear on cleaning equipment and consumables
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Long life cycle Environmental

GENERAL BENEFITS

  • Dry, dust-controlled equipment filters out 99.9% of all airborne dust
  • Helpful in LEED projects
  • No coating, urethane, waxes or topical coatings applied
  • No slurry and no VOC’s
- No application odors

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