The use of cement as the main flooring for your home or business, is becoming quite a popular choice in Australia and across other regions. In many slab homes, this layer of flooring already exists and has been used as the base floor for many years. It has been covered by carpeting or wood and many other types of floor covering. This has been like installing two floors to your home, creating the cost of two floors to the home owners. The orginal concrete flooring has known to appear old, rough and cold in appearance and does not qualify for much of an element in the decor of your home or business.
How Has This Changed?
Today there is now the art of polished concrete, …
Many builders and home owners are electing to use the exposed aggregate look in their new concrete floors. This is where concrete is used as the flooring but there are items such as rocks, coins, colored glass, marbles or other things used to create a desired look. This process works quite well and can create the desired look, but must be worked at the proper time as the concrete is setting. Removing the top film too early can cause too much exposure of the elements, not allowing the floor to set evenly. Waiting too late in the process can cause too much film being left on top of the elements, not allowing the desired look.
In Australia and many other parts of the world, the decorative concrete flooring is gaining in popularity. This is proving to be one of the cheapest and most durable floor coverings on the market, which offers the home owners, designers and builders a vast variety of choices including colors and designs to help them to make their dream homes become a reality. This style also helps them to stay within their budget for the home owners. The builders and designers are liking the choices and prices that this offers them allowing them to match with almost any decor and leaving more of the budget for other areas in the project.
How Is This Done?
All of us have seen regular cement floors in various buildings such …
Polished Concrete floors are becoming quite popular and the choice of many designers, re-modelers and home builders. Many homes are built on concrete slabs and already offer concrete as their base flooring for the homes. The realization of the durability, lack of maintenance, flexibility of the design options and the lower costs of this type of flooring is driving it’s popularity to high levels. Many designers and builders, are selecting this as the flooring for many modern and upscale homes. The flexibility and the many benefits that it offers are bringing concrete, one of our oldest building options, back to life with style.
How Does This Work?
This type of flooring has many options for the modern home designs. The concrete is treated with a …