On this project the client wanted removed over 4,000 sq feet of carpet and have the area polished and then stained with the color Patriot Blue. The job was done in 5 different sections working from Sunday to Tuesday on each area so the work wouldn’t interfere with the club’s regular hours.
Polished and Stained concrete due to its structure and hardness has many advantages over other alternatives like tile, wood, marble, natural stone and carpet. From significant price diferences, to the low maintenance required and decorative options, polished concrete offers you the wider range of decorative options and versatility. The following chart is a comparison of concrete floor costs and designs advantages over other flooring materials.
You may be unused to thinking of concrete as a powerful, visual medium. Before I did this blog post, the word “concrete” conjured up images of underpasses and plain, grayscale floors. But apparently, there is a secret world of artists and architects out there who do nothing else but manipulate concrete into mind-blowing shapes and colors; from floors, to courtyards. I spent about 4 hours looking through hundreds of concrete restoration company portfolios and came up with my top 9 floor restoration jobs. Unfortunately, these companies chose not to post “before and after” pics which I think would have been really cool. Still, the “after” pics certainly made the search worthwhile. From least impressive to most impressive, here are my top picks: