Polished concrete is a high-gloss finish, achieved by grinding, honing & polishing standard concrete with diamond-embedded disks. Polished concrete can vary in terms of:
- shine, by buffing the concrete to increasingly smoother finishes
- color, through the use of concrete stain
These features, plus the cost-effectiveness of polished concrete, make it an excellent alternative to granite or marble floors. Its low ongoing maintenance costs are another reason that many businesses and homeowners choose polished concrete.
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What does the future hold for polished concrete?
Here’s a glimpse at the industry’s rapid growth and what’s in store for the future.
By Bob Harris, The Decorative Concrete Institute, Temple, Ga.
I was recently asked my opinion about where the polished concrete market is going in the future. As I gazed into my crystal ball, trying to predict where the industry is headed, it was clear that I needed to go… [read entire article]