Tag: Polishable Overlays

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Polished Concrete Challenges
can be Overcome with Overlays

The aesthetics of polished concrete is often one of the primary reasons why it’s chosen as the finished flooring on many projects. The material’s natural beauty that’s expressed through varying aggregate reveals, the color of the cement binder and the clarity of the polished surface makes it a singularly unique […]

Why Mock-ups of Polished Concrete Overlays Matter

Polishable overlays are a popular alternative to polished concrete where the existing concrete slab isn’t a good candidate to be polished. Infilling trenches, patching, spalling and removing existing modular floor coverings often result in a concrete surface that doesn’t meet with customer approval.

Tips and Techniques: Polishable Overlays Installation

In terms of decorative options, existing concrete slabs are limited to topical color systems. In many cases these coloration processes are subject to fading and wear and are sensitive in high-moisture environments. You’ll find more versatility in 3/8-inch concrete overlays. Not only do you have a choice of UV-stable integral colors, but you can also choose from several types of aggregates.

Concretivity, from Couture Concrete Systems

Tired of poor overlayments for the polishing industry, George Lacker of GLC3 Inc. developed Concretetivity nearly 12 years ago as a thin alternative to tile and carpet in entryways. After years of success and popularity as a Lacker specialty, it’s for sale to the general public. Concretetivity, sold by Lacker’s […]

Technology Park in Alabama Turns to Polishable Overlays

Polishing 52,000 square feet of floor is never an easy task, but some jobs can be more demanding than others. This was one of them. It took contractor Darryl White and a crew of five 11 weeks to prep, polish and finesse the artwork for the floors of Alabama Robotics Technology Park.