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Polished Concrete Pricing Compared to Carpet, Tile, LVT/VCT, Hardwood and Other Floor Coverings

Polished Concrete Floors vs. Epoxy Pricing often plays a key role in deciding the best flooring option. In all, polished concrete flooring is on the lower end of the pricing spectrum despite its long service life and low-maintenance requirements. For consumers, pricing often plays a role in decision making, from deciding where to live all […]

What Is Resinous Flooring

Resin flooring (commonly referred to as “epoxy flooring”) has been used for decades in a variety of commercial and residential settings due to its durability, wide range of system choices and color options and longevity. Resinous coatings (commonly referred to as “epoxy” coatings) can be found in many commercial and industrial flooring applications. Typically applied […]

Case Study: Troweled Base vs. Manufactured Base for Clean Rooms

  We were taught to install cove base using a hand trowel and did it that way for years. It wasn’t until we were faced with over a mile of base going on pre-engineered walls with radial corners that we had to rethink out strategy. New Project Opportunity ACC was approached in 2020 by a […]

Polished Concrete Floors vs Epoxy

  Both polished concrete floors and epoxy sealed floors have become popular flooring options in recent years in a variety of settings. While a polished concrete floor may have a similar appearance to a floor sealed with clear epoxy, there are a number of differences between the two. Polished Concrete  Polished concrete has quickly become […]

The Difference Between Sealed Concrete and Polished Concrete

The terms “polished” and “sealed” are often interchangeable when used by the customers, builders and architects we interact with. To a concrete polisher, however, these terms have very different implications. The intent of polishing concrete is to close the concrete’s pore space which will produce a natural shine. But no matter how refined the concrete […]

Maintaining Polished Concrete Floors

Polished concrete is one of the most durable flooring options available. With minimal maintenance, these floors can maintain a gloss finish and prolonged service life. As consumers, we are often interested in how much maintenance an item requires. Customers again and again state “I want something with no maintenance.” In life, there are very few […]

Pros and Cons of Stained & Sealed Concrete

Staining concrete is a decades old means of adding a decorative element to concrete floors with topical sealers being used to lock-in the color. Over time, however, these topical sealers can become scratched, scuffed and worn, requiring maintenance.  As we’ve discussed in past blogs, concrete flooring has become widely popular in a variety of settings. […]

Prolonging the Life of Warehouse and Industrial Floors Through Chemical Densification

Concrete densifiers are widely being used to increase concrete surface hardness, prevent dusting and improve wear resistance. Filling control joints and densifying the concrete is becoming extremely popular in warehouse, manufacturing, and industrial facilities, greatly prolonging the life of the slab at a minimal cost.                   Despite […]

Polished Concrete Floors

Polished concrete has become a popular flooring option due to its cost, low-maintenance, durability, and overall appearance. Polished concrete has quickly become one of the most popular flooring options in recent years due to its low cost, durability, low-maintenance and natural beauty. Polished concrete can be installed anywhere there is existing concrete and offers an […]

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