Polished Concrete Weston-super-Mare

Weston-super-Mare Polished Concrete Flooring: Now making a long overdue appearance in domestic properties throughout Weston-super-Mare, polished concrete flooring was once seen only in basements, factories and commercial premises. Now rivaling the previously more favoured stone floor choices like marble, granite and slate (and at much less cost), due to improvements in the sealing and staining of the concrete. Consequently an array of benefits and possibilities can be enjoyed by home improvement specialists and builders in regards to polished concrete.

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Sustainability is among the principal benefits of polished concrete in these times of environmental responsibility. Having a comparatively low impact on the environment is a key selling point for polished concrete flooring. All that's necessary with most properties is the sanding, sealing and buffing of the existing base of concrete (in houses which have got one), with no additional expensive flooring materials needed. The internal air quality and the outside environment is not compromised by the procedure, since very few chemical vapours emitted by the compounds used in polished concrete floors. An extra benefit is that there is no lasting odour given off by the concrete sealing and polishing compounds and substances.

Concrete can also be an exceptionally cost efficient material for floors. Concrete has been the cheapest flooring option on the market for quite some time. More often than not the floor foundation is already in situ, because the vast majority of homes in Weston-super-Mare are literally built onto the top of large slabs of concrete. More recognised flooring materials like tiling, vinyl, timber and carpet have been laid over it for variety and comfort. With a perfectly good floor surface that just needs to be treated, not much else could be achieved more cheaply. Even on the hottest of days, a polished concrete floor will stay cool, decreasing the requirement for any sort of costly cooling or air-conditioning. The incredibly reflective attributes of a polished concrete surface could also lessen the necessity for lighting, therefore saving more expense.

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A significant advantage of polished concrete is that it is really low maintenance. Nearly all common floor coverings require an extensive cleaning regime. To illustrate carpets need continual vacuuming, marble flooring is susceptible to scuffing and needs chemical cleaners and wooden floor boards need to be waxed and polished. Given it is highly resistant to scratching and staining, a polished concrete floor only needs a quick mopping once in a while. Time and expense can be saved along with the added practicalities of this quality.

Among the primary characteristics of concrete flooring are durability and longevity. It's a fact that some of the most durable floors in Weston-super-Mare houses are constructed with treated concrete. The probable life expectancy of a correctly treated concrete floor is approximately one hundred years or more. Those individuals with their finger on the pulse have long been aware of this and have frequently made use of this style of flooring for high-footfall areas in Weston-super-Mare such as public buildings, factories, retail outlets, bars, community centres and gyms. Decay and moisture damage is rarely a problem since the concrete is able to "breathe". Vinyl or tiles for instance can easily trap water leading to costly replacements and repairs, which should be avoided by using concrete.

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One of the lesser acknowledged advantages of concrete flooring, is the health aspect. Allergies and problems with breathing are known to be triggered by dust mites and dust. The cut-outs and joins of tiles and wooden floorboards and the deep piles of carpets and rugs are prime locations for germs, mould and bugs. Because the finished surface of polished concrete flooring is seamless, there's nowhere for these things to hide. If you are aiming to finish up with an "allergy-free" zone then polished concrete is certainly the best option.

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Numerous possibilities are open to householders in Weston-super-Mare, since concrete is a very accommodating material. To arrive at the correct appearance, there are a number of treatments which can be used. The fashionable "wet" look, for instance, is done by means of silicon based sealing compounds which sink deeply into the surface of the concrete. A faux tile appearance is a popular style for concrete flooring. If it is a wooden plank effect which is required, concrete can be stamped to simulate floorboards. The surface of the concrete can be diamond ground to show cross sections of the aggregate with awesome results.

More or less any coloration that you'd like, can be realized by staining and treating the surface of the concrete. Even the the look of marble can be successfully emulated by using this process. Before it is treated, the concrete can be ground down to show a specific amount of the particles of aggregate. "Aggregate", for those who do not know the meaning, relates to the materials and stone particles used to make the concrete stronger, which are blended with the cement mix. If they're unveiled, these stones give an appearance of texture. This means your polished concrete can have a design which is totally original and unique.

Weston-super-Mare polished concrete specialists can normally help you with concrete repairs, external brush concrete, warehouse floors, concreting in Weston-super-Mare, concreting quotes, polished concrete flooring, concrete re-sealing, gym floors, polished concrete, resin flooring, shop floors, microcement floors in Weston-super-Mare, concrete flooring, industrial polished concrete, dry shake toppings, domestic polished flooring in Weston-super-Mare, gloss concrete flooring, granolithic concrete flooring in Weston-super-Mare, matt concrete flooring, abrasion resistant concrete and other polished concrete work in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.

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Places near Weston-super-Mare: Bleadon, Lower Canada, Nailsea, Ashcombe, Hutton, Loxton, Locking, Uphill, Clevedon, Oldmixon, Worlebury, Milton, Batch, Kewstoke, Worle, West Wick, Bournville, Burnham on Sea.

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