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Polished concrete is fast becoming the ultimate no-wax flooring material for retail, warehouse, and office complexes around the world. Thanks to advances in equipment and techniques, new or old concrete floors can be polished to a high-gloss finish that never need expensive waxes or coatings!

Factor in the exceptional durability and performance of concrete, and it's no wonder why more businesses are opting for polished concrete flooring as an alternative to marble, granite, tile, linoleum, or coated concrete. Even homeowners are catching on to the appeal of these smooth, high-luster floors, which can be stained to replicate the look of polished stone, at a fraction of the cost.

Economical: Polished Concrete can be had for a lower cost than other commercial and industrial flooring in 3 major areas: initial cost, maintenance and any re-application.

Eco-Friendly: No harmful chemicals, coatings or VOC’s are required. It is also slip-resistant and meets or exceeds ADA’s slip coefficient standards. Belshire Concrete also uses a slurry based particulate recovery system to virtually eliminate the spread of dust and contaminants. To see an interesting video of this innovative and environmentally responsible system, click on the desired file below:
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Durable: Polished Concrete transforms a dull, lifeless concrete floor into a highly reflective surface. Polished Concrete is a dense surface, making it 40% more abrasion resistant and minimizing maintenance requirements. It eliminates dusting. It can even increase ambient lighting by up to 30%.

Where can I use Polished Concrete? Any concrete slab more than 28 days old can be polished. However, results are somewhat dependent upon the condition of the slab. Polishing does not remove cracks; they must be filled with an epoxy to prevent spalling. If the floor has been patched previously, the patched area may not polish, depending on the nature of the patch material.

If it is known in advance that the floor will be polished, the cement mix can be colored or seeded with additional aggregate and other additives to achieve a unique appearance. impervious to stains, acids, and salts.