Sometimes you want more than a concrete repair. Sometimes you want more than a simple change in texture or color. Sometimes you would like your concrete floor to look shiny, reflecting light like a mirror. West Coast Epoxy can definitely color and protect your concrete floor, but we can go even further and give it a glass-like shine with concrete polishing.
How We Polish Concrete
Here are the typical steps employed when polishing concrete:
- Grinding – A strong grind of the present concrete eliminates anomalies and guarantees the floor sealers stick permanently. We use top quality industrial vacuum machinery to remove the dust produced during the grinding process.
- Leveling – Areas with faults or cracks are refloated to the same level as the rest of the floor. This way the polish is totally solid and level.
- Staining – Your concrete floor is infused, not just coated, with a color stain of your option. Any wanted patterns are also added at this step. Stains can be heavy, covering the concrete grain, or light, allowing patterns in the concrete to shine through like polished wood.
- Clear protective layer – Floor sealers applied above the polished floor fill the pores and highlight the fabulous gloss. These clear sealers bond to the smooth surface with considerable strength, creating a floor that is very low maintenance. For environments where heavy traffic is common, we use a thicker coat of protective sealers to compensate.
Concrete polishing therefore lends the perfect balance in decorative durability, for both businesses and residences, while additionally lending scratch and chemical resistance. This system is easily the best for companies wanting a colorful, stronger, and low-maintenance concrete surface in their industrial or commercial facility, or for homeowners wanting an expressive floor that’s easily maintained.