Concrete Maintenance

Although concrete in general requires little upkeep, properly maintaining it will extend its lifetime, preserve its appearance and protect an investment. Different finishes require different maintenance programs.

A Year-Round Guide: Seasonal Maintenance Tips for Decorative Concrete

Decorative concrete is an incredibly versatile and durable choice for enhancing the aesthetic appeal of any outdoor area—from driveways and patios to walkways and beyond. Whether stamped, stained or polished, decorative concrete quickly adds character to an otherwise monotonous space. However, to maintain these surfaces at their best, it’s essential […]

Polished Concrete Maintenance is a Must to Ensure a Long Life

Like many in the restaurant industry, we have converted our dining room floors over to polished concrete. Many people believe that a correctly installed polished floor is a one-time thing. It’s concrete, right? It’ll last forever. This is only true when you understand and implement a proper maintenance plan. Otherwise […]

Schools and Public Facilities Weigh the Benefits of Polished Concrete

Every year, schools and municipalities spend millions of dollars replacing old worn-out carpet and vinyl composite tiles. The cost of replacing these traditional flooring materials is quite expensive and in most cases not at all green. For the past several years facilities are looking at polished concrete as an option.

F-rated Floors Repaired to Achieve A+ Status

Texas-based VLK Architects is no stranger to recognition for its outstanding accomplishments when it comes to designing public schools. Such is the case at the both monumental and expressive Dan Dipert Career and Technical Center. “I’d give it an A for sure,” says Sloan Harris. Harris is a partner with […]

Explore the Many Uses of Polyurea for Concrete Polishing Projects

As polished concrete has increased in popularity, there has been a tremendous number of innovative products brought to the market to help meet customer expectations. One very important product is polyurea. It’s a two-part liquid-applied product that sets up quickly, gets hard enough to polish. This product comes in a […]