Polished Concrete Taunton

Taunton Polished Concrete Flooring: Once upon a time virtually exclusive to commercial buildings, garages and cellars, polished concrete flooring is now being frequently used in domestic Taunton houses. Its aesthetic appeal has been elevated in recent times by the innovative ability to stain and seal the concrete, meaning that, at a much lower cost, it can compete with the previously more popular stone floor finishes like marble, granite and slate. Hence, polished concrete flooring affords a range of benefits and solutions for building contractors and renovation specialists.

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In these times of environmental awareness, the sustainability aspect is one of the most evident benefits that polished concrete flooring offers. Though you might not initially think so, sealed and polished concrete flooring has a low impact on the environment when compared to alternative flooring options. All that's necessary in most instances is the sanding down, sealing and buffing of the existing concrete base (in properties which have one), with no additional costly flooring materials needed. Also hardly any chemical vapours are emitted by the products used in polished concrete floors, so the interior air quality and the exterior environment is not compromised by the process. The products and compounds used for polishing and sealing concrete flooring do not have any permanent smell.

Polished concrete is also economical and good value for money, particularly in the long run. Concrete has been the cheapest flooring option on the market for a long time. As most residential properties in Taunton are actually constructed on top of large lumps of concrete, the primary flooring base is already in situ. The exposed flooring materials of timber, vinyl, carpets and tile are merely laid on top of it. In effect you are just hiding what might be your finished floor surface. Polished concrete remains cool during the hot summer months reducing the requirement for expensive air-conditioning. A home's interior lighting expenditure can also be reduced by the exceptionally reflective qualities of a polished concrete surface.

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An obvious selling point for polished concrete is that it is quite low maintenance. Intensive cleaning is necessary with most commonplace floor coverings. For example marble floors are vulnerable to scuffing and require chemical cleaning products, carpets and rugs need continual vacuuming and wood floor boards need to be waxed and polished. A quick mopping is all that is necessary with polished concrete, because it's exceptionally resistant against discoloration and scraping. Time and cash can be saved together with the added convenience of this quality.

Durability is without a doubt one of the principal characteristics of concrete flooring. Some of the toughest floors in Taunton buildings were built from concrete. As stated by scientific analysis concrete floors that are properly treated are very likely to last for a minimum of 100 years. This style of flooring has for some years been employed in high-footfall locations in Taunton like salons, commercial spaces, office blocks, high street shops, shopping malls and bars, because of this. There are hardly ever any problems with rotting and moisture damage as a concrete floor can literally "breathe". Some other sorts of floor coverings such as tiles or vinyl can easily trap moisture, causing costly repairs and replacements.

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Believe it or not, there can also be health rewards gained with the implementation of concrete flooring. Problems with breathing and allergies are known to be brought on by dust mites. Carpets with their deep pile and tiles and wooden floorboards with their cut-outs and joins are prime locations for pathogens, mites and bacteria. The advantage with polished concrete flooring is that its final finished surfaces are smooth and seamless and there is no place for those unwanted visitors to collect. For home and business owners in Taunton wanting to create an environment that is allergy-free, a polished concrete floor is most certainly a solution to consider.

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Due to the fact that concrete is so accommodating, it offers Taunton home and business owners a variety of alternatives and options. To obtain the required appearance, there are a number of treatments and stains which can be employed. The classic "wet" look, for instance, can be achieved by using silicon based sealing compounds which penetrate far into the concrete. A well liked design for concrete flooring is the faux tile appearance, making it look like it is a tiled floor. Concrete can be stamped with a floor board design if it is a timber plank effect that is desired. Concrete floors can be diamond ground to expose a cross section of the aggregate with fantastic results.

By staining the surface of the concrete, it is actually possible to achieve virtually any colouring you might want. It is actually even possible to closely duplicate the look of granite or marble. A certain amount of the aggregate fragments can be uncovered before any treatment is carried out, by grinding down the concrete. "Aggregate", for those of you who do not know the meaning, relates to the stones and materials used to strengthen the concrete, that are combined with the cement mix. As a result of laying bare the aggregate fragments, you end up getting a textured appearance. Therefore your polished concrete floor can have a look that is completely unique and original.

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Places near Taunton: Norton Fitzwarren, Bishops Hull, Lambrook, Galmington, Obridge, Ruishton, Holway, Priorswood, Creech St Michael, Monkton Heathfield, Bradford-on-Tone, Bathpool, Trull, Staplegrove, Henlade.

In Somerset you can also find: Bishops Hull concrete floor installation, Highbridge concreting services, Creech St Michael concreting services, Wookey polished concrete, Cotford St Luke concreting services, Paulton concrete floor installation, Chew Magna concrete flooring, Nailsea polished concrete flooring, Abbots Leigh concreting services, Tatworth concreting services, Cheddon Fitzpaine concrete flooring, Farrington Gurney concreting services, Holcombe concrete flooring, East Coker concrete flooring, Wookey polished concrete floors, Failand concreting services, North Curry polished concrete flooring, Temple Cloud concrete flooring, Nunney concrete flooring, Ansford concrete floor installation, East Coker concrete floor installation, North Weston concrete flooring, Chew Stoke concreting services, Bruton polished concrete flooring, Wookey concrete floor installation, Tintinhull concrete floor installation, Spaxton concrete flooring, Sandford concreting services, Wells polished concrete flooring, Dulverton concrete floor installation.

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