There are many different used for polished concrete in the industrial world. Polished concrete is hard, durable and long lasting and if done correctly to start with, it doesn’t need too much maintenance at all.
Many people attempt to make their concrete look new and inviting by simply staining it. This application doesn’t work as will need so much maintenance that it really isn’t worth it. Any applications where the concrete is not polished will end up needing too much maintenance. There are companies who can strip whatever is on your concrete and apply a color of your choice. Their processes do not use chemicals and it is by far more long lasting and cost effective. You will not have to worry about repeated applications and maintenance that is overburdening. It will be done the right way with polished concrete.
When speaking of industries, there is never enough time to get all the work done. Polished concrete floors is time saving and cost saving. Your staff will have more time to concentrate on other tasks and won’t have to spend hours on clean ups and of course there are no special cleaning solutions needed to get the job done. Spend more time on tasks that actually generate revenue for the company. Yes, the initial outlay may be a little on the pricey side but when considering maintenance that has to be done on other floor types and reapplications that are done every few years as well as time needed to keep these other coating clean and maintained, polished concrete floors save time and money in the long run.
There are benefits to polished concrete floors in the industrial world and these benefits far outweigh the benefits of any other floor coating. Although the surface looks shiny, it is non-slip and safe for your staff. In noisy warehouses or workshops, the polished concrete floors absorb sound making it a quieter environment to work in. Polished concrete has reflective properties which help to brighten up the room, warehouse or workshop better than any other flooring option could. In environments where forklifts are required, the smooth surface of polished concrete lessens the vibrations of the forklift while in use which results in decreased mechanical breakdowns. Polished concrete does not affect allergies and is definitely not conducive to mold in any way which is a great way to decrease absenteeism due to allergies or respiratory disorders.
Polished concrete floors look amazing and can last a lifetime without hundreds of hours of maintenance. There are benefits which positively affect the workplace and save costs in even the most indirect of ways. The application is definitely worth researching and considering.