Polished Concrete Ashington

Ashington Polished Concrete Flooring: Now making a well earned appearance in domestic homes throughout Ashington, polished concrete flooring was at one time relegated to cellars, factories and public buildings. Nowadays competing with the previously more favoured stone floor alternatives like marble, slate and granite (and at a much reduced cost), due to advancements in the colouring and sealing of the concrete. Because of this, polished concrete provides a whole host of solutions and benefits for home improvement specialists and builders.

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Sustainability is among the principal benefits of polished concrete in these times of environmental consciousness. Having a low effect on the environment is a key attribute of sealed and polished concrete flooring. Most of the time, no additional flooring materials will be needed, because the current base of concrete (where one exists) can just be sanded down, sealed and buffed, saving time and money. There are also very few chemical vapours discharged by the substances used in polished concrete flooring, therefore the internal air quality and the outside environment is not compromised by the procedure. An added benefit is that there's no lasting odour released by the concrete polishing and sealing products.

Concrete can also be a really cost efficient material for floor surfaces. For quite some time concrete has stood out as the most cost effective flooring alternative on the market. As most properties in Ashington are actually built on big slabs of concrete, the main flooring base is already installed. The obvious floor coverings of vinyl, wood, carpet and tiling are simply laid on top of it. Essentially you are just covering up what might be your actual floor surface. The need for expensive air-conditioning will be reduced since polished concrete floors remain even on the warmest days. A home's interior lighting costs can additionally be lowered by the highly reflective qualities of polished concrete.

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Polished concrete is appealing as it is very low maintenance, a significant selling point. Most common floor coverings demand a continual cleaning regime. For instance timber floor boards need waxing and polishing, carpets and rugs really need to be continually vacuumed and marble floors are vulnerable to scuffing and require chemical cleaning solutions. In marked contrast polished concrete flooring is exceptionally resistant to scuffing and discoloration, and typically only needs a quick mopping. Along with the added convenience of this, time and cash should also be saved.

One of the principal characteristics of a concrete floor is durability. Without doubt some of Ashington's toughest floors are built of treated concrete. Research carried out by legitimate sources indicates that a concrete floor should last for a minimum of 100 years when it is properly treated. Those individuals with that knowledge have long been aware of this fact and have regularly used this sort of floor surface for high-footfall locations in Ashington such as studios, high street shops, restaurants, offices, shopping malls and commercial buildings. Moisture damage and decay is rarely a problem since the concrete has the ability to "breathe". Tiles, vinyl or laminate for example can sometimes trap water resulting in expensive replacements and repairs, which could be averted with concrete.

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Although it may not at first be obvious, concrete flooring also provides health rewards. It's been well known for some time that dust mites can cause breathing problems and allergies. Tiles and wooden floorboards with their cut-outs and joints and carpets with their deep pile are prime locations for mould, bugs and pathogens. There will be no place for these things to build up with polished concrete floors, because the final surface is seamless. If you're looking for an environment that is "allergy-free" then polished concrete flooring is obviously the best choice.

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The fact is that concrete is an extremely versatile material, giving you countless possible options. There are a whole heap of options when it comes to the treatments and staining that can be used to alter it. Surface penetrating silicon based sealing compounds can be used to acquire the ubiquitous "wet" look, which is perceived as the hallmark of modern polished concrete. A favourite design for polished concrete is the faux tile pattern, making it mimic a tiled floor. Concrete can be stamped with a floorboard design if it's a wooden floor effect that's required. The concrete can be diamond ground to lay bare cross sections of the aggregate stones with unbelievable results.

It doesn't matter what coloration or shade you're seeking, the concrete surface can be treated and stained to achieve it. It is actually even possible to closely duplicate the look of marble. Before it's treated, the concrete floor can be ground down to expose a specific proportion of the aggregate underneath. For those that do not know exactly what "aggregate" is, it refers to the materials and stone fragments that make the concrete stronger. As a consequence of exposing these stones, you finish up with an appearance of texture. The fact is that your polished concrete floor can have a completely distinctive and unique design.

Ashington polished concrete specialists will likely help you with bar floors, anti-static flooring, concreting, concrete finishing, resin flooring in Ashington, microcement floors, factory floors in Ashington, cheap polished concrete, warehouse floors, coloured concrete floors, shop floors, imprinted concrete, concrete polishing in Ashington, polished concrete floors, gym floors, abrasion resistant concrete in Ashington, residential polished concrete, gloss concrete flooring, floor replacements, commercial polished concrete in Ashington and other polished concrete work in Ashington, Northumberland.

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Places near Ashington: Pegswood, Woodhorn, Scotland Gate, North Seaton, Longhirst, Newbiggin by the Sea, Lynemouth, Guide Post, West Sleekburn, Widdrington, Ellington, Cresswell, Morpeth, Cambois, Choppington, Blyth.

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