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Polished Concrete Flooring

What is Polished Flooring?

Polishing is a unique, multi-step process of progressively finer grinding concrete or terrazzo floor surfaces through the use of diamonds and high-technology equipment. The polishing process turns an ordinary floor surface into an impressive, beautiful floor with a quality sheen, colour and the ability to prevent water and other contaminants from penetrating the surface.

The polishing process has less impact on the environment than traditional flooring systems. Polishing repurposes your existing concrete or terrazzo floors eliminating the need for demolition or replacement slabs therefore reducing material use. It is a dry, slurry-free process using synthetic diamonds and silicate densifiers with zero contribution to VOC pollutants. Customers can also choose the level of reflectivity for your facility which ease the energy required for interior lighting.

Polished concrete and terrazzo floors also allow for customized, designer-looking floors with various decorative finishes. Use these treatments to brand your facility, help with directional signage or as identification for certain areas. Decorative elements can be added by colouring or staining the concrete, saw cutting patterns or through overlayments specifically designed for polishing. All decorative elements have the same durability and benefits as your traditional polished concrete or terrazzo floors, they just allow for a personal touch.

Applications:

Benefits:

  • Industrial manufacturing
  • Traffic aisles
  • Loading docks
  • Locker rooms / restrooms
  • Warehousing
  • Packaging areas
  • Laboratories
  • Airline hangers
  • Paper mills
  • Coolers / refrigeration
  • Testing labs
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Terrazzo floors
  • Harder, stronger and more durable
  • Minimal maintenance requirements
  • Does not lift, peel or flake
  • Protect against absorption of oil and contaminants
  • Resists tire marks from fork trucks and other traffic
  • More abrasion resistant than unfinished concrete
  • No hydrostatic / vapour pressure issues
  • Immediate use, no waiting for curing
  • Eliminates dusting of concrete
  • Safer with a flatter, more level surface 
  • Meets and exceeds OHSA’s recommended static coefficient friction of 0.5
  • No VOCs, slurry or application odours 
  • Environmentally friendly, natural process using diamonds instead of chemicals


Warranty

When you purchase a floor system, you are buying into your flooring contractor. A warranty covering your project will give you the peace of mind your floors will be protected throughout their useful life.

CentiMark Ltd. offers a Single Source gloss and dust proof warranty covering all material, labour and tooling used to maintain your commercial floors. All of our warranties provide guaranteed gloss readings and dust resistance, on-site training of customer’s maintenance personnel, maintenance guidelines and 24/7 customer service with direct call access. Based on your project and needs, we will customize a warranty to fit your needs covering you for 10, 15 or 20 years. Learn more >>

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