Originally posted on Eric McKenna:
Carpet, hardwood, laminate, linoleum, vinyl, tile, stone, concrete… Concrete?
Concrete floors are a modern flooring solution. They are durable, easy to maintain and compare favorably with other flooring materials, such as natural and ceramic tiles.
Picturing a concrete floor might bring dull, cold and drab images to mind, but with the latest technological advances, concrete floors are nothing like that at all. They are attractive, hard-wearing and can last a lifetime. And, although concrete doesn’t exactly carry the properties to qualify as a good insulator, it can be insulated from underneath before being laid.
Polished concrete is fast becoming a popular flooring material. Thanks to recent advances in polishing equipment and techniques, contractors are now grinding concrete floor surfaces, whether new or old, to a high-gloss finish. Factor in the superior durability and performance of concrete, and it’s no wonder why more homeowners are opting for polished concrete…
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