Polished Concrete Penrith

Penrith Polished Concrete Flooring: Previously consigned to basements, warehouses and commercial premises in Penrith, polished concrete floors are now making a long overdue appearance in domestic properties in the area. Nowadays competing with the previously more favoured stone flooring alternatives like granite, slate and marble (and at a fraction of the cost), due to advances in the colouring and sealing of the concrete. Consequently, home renovation specialists and building contractors are able to gain a range of possibilities and benefits with the use of polished concrete flooring.

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In these times of environmental concern, the sustainability element is one of the foremost advantages that this kind of flooring provides. Having a minimal impact on the environment is a key selling point for polished concrete flooring. All that's required in most instances is the sanding down, sealing and buffing of the existing concrete base (in homes that have one), with no additional costly flooring materials wanted. Since very few chemical vapours are emitted by the products used in producing polished concrete flooring, both the outside environment and the interior air quality isn't harmed. There is also no lasting odour given off by the substances and compounds polishing and sealing polishing and sealing concrete.

Concrete can also be an enormously economical material for floor surfaces. Concrete stands out as being the least expensive flooring alternative available right now. Most often the primary floor foundation is already installed, because a lot of residential properties in Penrith are actually built onto the top of huge chunks of concrete. The more exposed flooring materials of timber, tiles, vinyl and carpet are simply inserted on top of it. With a perfectly good floor surface which just needs to be treated, not much else could be done at less cost. Polished concrete floors remain throughout the summer time lowering the requirement for expensive air-conditioning. The exceptionally reflective properties of a polished concrete surface can also reduce the necessity for interior lighting, therefore allowing you to save more money.

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A big benefit of polished concrete flooring is that it's quite easy to maintain and clean. Extensive cleaning is a necessity with most popular floor coverings. As an example carpets and rugs need constant vacuuming, wooden floor boards need to be polished and waxed and marble floors are prone to scuffing and require special chemical cleaning solutions. A quick wet-mopping is all that is required with a polished concrete floor, because it is extremely resistant to scratching and staining. Aside from the convenience of this, that can also save you time and effort.

One of the chief characteristics of concrete flooring is durability. It goes without saying that some of the strongest floors in Penrith are built of treated concrete. The likely life expectancy of a correctly treated concrete floor is in the region of one hundred years. This form of flooring has for a long time been employed in high traffic locations in Penrith such as offices, warehouses, council buildings, studios, retail outlets and bars, for this reason. Since it is able to breathe concrete simply isn't as vulnerable to rotting and moisture damage. Other sorts of floor coverings such as vinyl, tile or laminate can trap dampness, causing expensive repairs and replacements.

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One of the less recognised advantages of concrete, is the health element. Dust and dust mites have for some years been known to contribute to allergies, breathing problems and other medical conditions. The issue is that viruses, microbes and pests can soon find a home in the joins and cutouts of tiles and wooden floorboards and the deep piles of carpets and rugs. As the finished surface of polished concrete flooring is seamless and smooth, there's nowhere for such unwelcome visitors to build up. If you're looking for "allergy-free" surroundings then polished concrete is definitely the best choice.

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The fact is that concrete is a highly adaptive material, offering you many potentialities. There are a whole heap of options when it comes to the treatments which can be used to fashion it. Silicon based sealing compounds can be employed to obtain the popular "wet" look, which is viewed as the hallmark of polished concrete. A faux tile pattern is a well liked design for polished concrete floors. Concrete can be imprinted with a floorboard design when it's a wooden plank effect that is required. A stunning appearance is accomplished by showing a cross section of the aggregate stones by means of diamond grinding.

By staining and treating the concrete, it is easy to achieve almost any colouring or shade you could want. By employing this process, even the the look of marble can be imitated. A specific proportion of the aggregate can be uncovered before any treatment is carried out, by grinding down the surface of the concrete. For those that do not understand the meaning of "aggregate", it is the term for the materials and stone fragments that strengthen the concrete. If they are laid bare, these particles give an appearance of texture. Therefore your polished concrete can have a look which is entirely unique.

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