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Nov 27 2010

For A New Option In Flooring, Consider Polished Concrete

When most people visualize concrete floors, they visualize dull gray floors. The time has come for them to realize that is no longer true. Concrete flooring has become an attractive option for the home or business. Concrete can be polished, stained and sealed to create beautiful, long lasting floors. Concrete floors are the perfect option for busy, high traffic areas.

In the past, concrete was only considered for floors where it did not matter what they looked like. Either it was expected that the floors would be damaged by traffic and stains incurred by the business, or they would be covered up. Now, epoxy flooring Brisbane can be economical and durable with the added bonus of being beautiful, as well as being low maintenance flooring.

Concrete is a surprisingly porous material. Water, oil, dirt and grease can find its way into the concrete. Not only does this stain the concrete, but it can also damage the concrete. This may mean it will have to be replaced sooner then it should have to be.

Whether the concrete is outside of the house or the inside, to keep the new look and ensure that the concrete stays beautiful, it should be sealed. Left unsealed, concrete can start having problems that include growing mold, mildew and algae. Sealing the concrete can solve these problems.

For a greener home, consider epoxy flooring Brisbane. Concrete flooring is suitable for any area of the home. Polished concrete can have a glass like look that reflects light and can help cut energy costs. Thanks to new methods, concrete flooring can be an attractive solution for the home, as well as business. Not only is it easy to care for, but it also has the added benefit of being healthier, as well. Other kinds of flooring can offer a refuge to dust mites and other allergens. Carpets are especially bad in that regard.

No matter the reason, concrete flooring can provide a healthier, beautiful, and economical choice for any floor. Polished concrete resists stains, is easy to clean, and can shrug off the damage high traffic areas can cause, with out marring the finish.

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