Flooring & Roofing

A Few Reasons Why Polished Concrete Floors Are Really Popular In Australia.

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When it comes to your home or business, you always want to make sure that you choose the correct floor covering. We are spoilt for choice in Australia and it can get a little confusing due to the many options available. You need something that is going to look good, is easy to maintain and something that will add to the value of your home while also being practical. The carpet gets dirty quickly, especially if there are lots of people walking over it like you would find in a business environment and the gap in tiles tends to catch and keep all the dirt and dust in the room.

An alternative that is becoming increasingly popular in Australia and around the world is polished concrete and if you are not sure what this is, then you can visit your local polished concrete specialists to find out. There are many reasons why this floor covering is popular and we will look at just a few of them here today.

  • It is stain-resistant and this is essential if your workplace deals in any food products or food preparation. It’s also great for homes that have messy kids running around and being able to clean it easily is a big advantage. The surface is sealed and the concrete changes a porous concrete floor into one that is dense enough to not allow water to seep in. It also keeps out other things like oil and dirt and makes for a floor that is so much easier to take care of.
  • Because it is shiny, it acts as a great reflector of light and in a large office space this is a great plus. The light currently in the room reflects off the floor and you save money on your power bill because you don’t need as many light bulbs to be switched on. This will help to pay for the initial cost of the floor.
  • Polished concrete floors require less maintenance overall and if there is a spillage of any kind, a quick wipe with a clean mop and the floor will be looking brand new again. This should save you money on employing a specialist cleaner to come in and keep your floor clean and shiny. In fact, you should be able to take care of it yourself without any real effort on your part.

A polished concrete floor is perfect for any home or business and it will save you quite a lot of money over its lifetime. You should expect to get many years use before you have to give it any major attention. Call into your local floor specialist today and see what they can offer you.

Ava Lazenby

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