Polished Concrete Perth

Perth Polished Concrete Flooring: Now putting in a long overdue appearance in domestic homes throughout Perth, polished concrete floors were once relegated to commercial buildings, cellars and factories. Its aesthetic appeal has been increased in recent years by the innovative ability to seal and stain the concrete, with the result that, at a mere fraction of the cost, it is able to compete with the once most popular stone flooring finishes like granite, marble and slate. Consequently an array of benefits and solutions can be gained by building contractors and home renovation specialists when it comes to polished concrete flooring.

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Sustainability is among the primary advantages of polished concrete floors in these days of environmental concern. Whilst you may not at first think so, polished concrete has a relatively low effect on the environment in comparison to some other flooring options. In houses that are built upon a base of concrete (as most are), there's no requirement for extra flooring materials, merely the sanding, sealing and buffing of the current concrete floor. Because hardly any chemical vapours are emitted by the products used in producing polished concrete, both the exterior environment and the internal air quality is not compromised. The substances and compounds used for polishing and sealing concrete don't have any permanent smell.

Polished concrete is also cost effective and amazing value for money, especially in the long term. For a long while concrete has been the most affordable flooring alternative available in Perth. Because most homes in Perth are in fact built on big blocks of concrete, the primary flooring foundation is already there. The visible floor coverings of vinyl, tiles, carpeting and wood are merely installed on top of it. There's very little less expensive than an existing floor surface that only needs preparing. Polished concrete floors remain during the hot summer months minimizing the need for expensive air-conditioning. Interior lighting costs can additionally be reduced by the highly reflective attributes of a polished concrete surface.

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Polished concrete is appealing because it is very low maintenance, a significant advantage. Most common floor materials demand a continuous cleaning regime. As an example hardwood flooring needs to be polished and waxed, carpets must be routinely vacuumed and marble floors are susceptible to scuffing and require chemical cleansers. In marked contrast polished concrete is extremely resistant to scuffing and staining, and usually merely requires a quick mopping. Together with the added convenience of this quality, time and effort might also be saved.

Durability is one of the key qualities of concrete flooring. Some of Perth's strongest floors are made of concrete. According to research concrete flooring that is treated properly is almost certain to endure for a hundred years or more. Those folks with that knowledge have long realised this and have frequently made use of this style of flooring for high-footfall locations in Perth such as gyms, restaurants, commercial buildings, retail outlets, community centres and warehouses. Rotting and moisture damage is hardly ever an issue because the concrete is able to "breathe". Tiles or vinyl for instance can often trap moisture leading to expensive repairs and replacements, which can be prevented by using concrete.

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While it might not at first glance seem apparent, concrete flooring also has health benefits. It's been well known for some time that dust and dust mites can cause breathing problems and allergies. The deep pile of carpets and the cutouts and joins of tiles and wooden floorboards are prime locations for mould, microbes and pathogens. The plus point with polished concrete is that its finished surfaces are smooth and seamless and there is no place for such unwelcome visitors to lurk. You should definitely give some thought to polished concrete flooring if you are trying to establish an "allergy-free" environment.

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Because concrete is such a versatile material, it offers Perth home owners an array of options and alternatives. To arrive at the required visual appearance, there are a whole heap of applications and stains which can be used. The fashionable "wet" look, for instance, is accomplished by means of silicon based sealers which penetrate far into the concrete surface. A faux tile effect is a well liked design for concrete flooring. If it is a timber floor effect which is sought after, concrete can be stamped to emulate floor boards. Extraordinary effects are accomplished by diamond grinding the surface of the concrete to expose cross sections of the aggregate.

Almost any colouring that you desire, can be produced by the staining of the surface of the concrete. Even the the look of marble or granite can be effectively reproduced through this technique. Before it's treated, the concrete floor can be ground down to expose a specific portion of the aggregate. The word "aggregate" signifies the materials and stone fragments that are amalgamated with the cement to make the concrete stronger. You end up getting an appearance of texture when they are laid bare. This means that your polished concrete can have a look that is completely unique and distinctive.

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Places near Perth: Scone, Tibbermore, Luncarty, Old Scone, Rhynd, Almondbank, Inveralmond, Gannochy, Bridgend, Kintillo, Muirton, Craigie, Craigend, Ruthvenfield, Letham, Lethendy, Elcho, Forgandenny.

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