Polished concrete is shaping up to be the trend of choice for almost any application, from garages and warehouses to in the home and kitchen. Polished concrete offers a versatility and durability that is hard to look past and Signature Substrates are at the forefront of this technique. Ask for a consultation with our dedicated team today and get that ultimate finish on your next project.
We use a variety of tried and tested processes in order to get the look you want, typically grinding the concrete surface with a heavy, high torque machine using varying levels of coarse to fine diamond segments. The machines used are accompanied by a high horsepower, dustless vacuum system which creates a clean, non-hazardous and environmentally friendly process. The result is a strong, decorative, easy to clean, low maintenance floor available in matte, semi-gloss and gloss finishes.
Benefits of Polished Concrete
The process of grinding, densifying and polishing the surface to eliminate dust from efflorescence that may cause many epoxies and coatings to fail.
The process of densifying and polishing to tighten the molecular structure of the concrete. This reduces porosity protecting the surface from water, oil, chemicals, grease and heat.
Densification to increase strength and long-term performance.
Enhanced Light Reflection
Polishing/closing the pores in the concrete causing light to reflect off the surface.
A reflective surface allows wall colours into the surface enhancing the decorative appearance.
Return To Service Immediately
There is no need to wait to use. Floors can be used as soon as complete.
Polished concrete is eco-friendly. There are no VOC’s.
Grind and seal polished concrete is a budget-friendly alternative to mechanically polished concrete (MPC). The concrete is ground to remove any surface contaminants and to expose the aggregate. The finished product has a similar look to MPC but the shine or gloss is from the sealer only. When you have a large space and want to dress things up on a budget this is a great option. With any sealed floor, the top coat is sacrificial – these floors will require maintenance. The general rule of thumb for a coated floor is 5-6 years. After this time the surface will need to be re-sealed. Signature Substrates offers a large range of suitable sealers including solvent and water-based options.
When it comes to having your existing or new concrete surface polished, Signature Substrates is determined to deliver the best quality and service!