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Polished Concrete – Wales

Polished Concrete – Wales

Concrete Polishing were approached by a client that was looking for a polished concrete floor at their holiday home in Wales. The area in question was the entrance hall to their home. They were therefore looking for a flooring option that was slip-resistant and easily maintainable, and of course aesthetically pleasing. Polished concrete fulfilled all the client’s objectives and more. The property had many quirky features, therefore polished concrete was in fitting with the rest of the decoration.

 

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The client had chosen an Exposed Aggregate Finish. This type of finish is where the aggregate is exposed. The floor was an existing concrete floor. Therefore, to begin contractors had to heavily grind the floor, in order to expose the aggregate. This involved several stages of grinding. Once the grinding stages were complete, contractors could therefore begin to mechanically diamond polish the floor. Again, contractors also completed several stages. Contractors then reached a suitable gloss level.  Lastly, contractors can then apply a sealer to the area. This will help with slip resistance, an objective of the clients. The final result is a perfectly flat, smooth, slip resistant polished concrete floor. The process carried out by contractors was the Husqvarna HIPERFLOOR® system and tooling.

 

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As you can see, the polished concrete floor in Wales was exceptional! Our client’s expectations were exceeded. Another fantastic project completed by Concrete Polishing.

 

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Location: Wales

Setting: Residential

Finish: Exposed Aggregate

System Used: Husqvarna HIPERFLOOR®

 

Please feel free to contact us 01691 655755, alternatively you can email us info@concretepolishing.co.uk should you wish to discuss upcoming projects. Also, other projects we have completed can be seen in our gallery.

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Polished Concrete Floor Gloucestershire

Polished Concrete Floor Gloucestershire

Our client approached Concrete Polishing. They wanted a polished concrete floor at their wedding venue in Gloucestershire. The client was wanting to convert an out barn on their estate into a wedding reception or hospitality area. The overall concept was to keep the flooring style in line with the rustic feeling of the barn, therefore our Rustic Style Finish polished concrete floor was the best option. Due to the venue hosting parties, our client was looking for a flooring option that was low maintenance. Slip resistant and stain resistant. A polished concrete floor furfilled all of these points.

The existing concrete floor was laid by a different company. Contractors had finished the floor to a substandard power float. Therefore in places the floor was uneven. Contractors began by completing a series of lighter grinding steps. This therefore highlighted the natural movement of the power trowel marks and creating a rustic style finish. For contractors to achieve a rustic style polished concrete floor, it is unnecessary for heavy grinding. Therefore no aggregate is exposed. The final stage that contractors complete after the grinding steps is applying a concrete sealer. Contractors then used the concrete sealer, and as a result, this, therefore, aids with protection from spillages and slip resistance. All main objectives that our client had.

 

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Contractors achieved the polished concrete floor in Gloucestershire using the Husqvarna HIPERFLOOR® system throughout.

 

 

Overall, the reults were exceptional. Concrete Polishing were therefore able to hand over a fully functional polished concrete floor to our client. All objectives had been met, within allocated time and budget.

 

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Location: Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

Setting: Commercial

Finish: Rustic Style Finish

 

Please feel free to visit our gallery or alternatively call 01691 655 755. Where one of our team will be happy to help accordingly.

 

 

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Industrial Polished Concrete Floors

Industrial Polished Concrete Floors

A factory was looking for Industrial polished concrete floors at their premises in Newcastle upon Tyne, North East. The current floor was in need of full restoration to improve the overall functionality of the floor. The client, therefore, felt that industrial polished concrete floors were the best option for them, due to them being dustproof, durable and easy to clean, minimal lifetime costs, and non-slippery. These just to name a few as to why polished concrete was the most suitable choice.

The floor had been laid for a considerable amount of time. Continuous forklift traffic was covering the area every day. Over time the floor had cracked, together with discolouration, and had become quite dusty. Therefore, all factors needed to be rectified.

 

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Contractors began with a light grind. Grinding, therefore, removed any residue and painted on the surface. Contractors then moved onto a heavy grind. Grinding would resolve any imperfections within the surface. A clean, level, smooth surface was created by contractors. Contractors could then start to mechanically diamond polish the floor. In addition, cracks were dug out, cleaned and then filled with coloured semi-rigid polyurea by contractors. To finish, contractors also applied a concrete sealer. Contractors carried out sections of the floor at a time. Therefore, work could still take place within the factory as usual. All work carried out by contractors was within a controlled environment.

 

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As you can see, the results were exceptional. A complete restoration had successfully been carried out on these industrial polished concrete floors in Newcastle upon Tyne.

 

 

A fantastic transformation for Concrete Polishing UK

 

Location: North East

Setting: Industrial

System Used: Husqvarna HIPERFLOOR® 

 

To see other industrial projects similar to this one, please visit our gallery.

 

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Polished Concrete Floors – Herefordshire

Polished Concrete Floors

A client contacted Concrete Polishing that was wanting a polished concrete floor at their home in Herefordshire. The property was a new build project. Our client had chosen a polished concrete floor as their type of flooring because it has minimal maintenance, stain-resistant and eco-friendly and of course aesthetically pleasing. These were all crucial factors due to the polished concrete floor stretching throughout the downstairs.

 

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Our client was wanting to create a minimal, modern feel to the house. The floor had been laid in conventional concrete and was power trowelled by a different contractor. There were slight imperfections, so contractors had to carry out a Variable Style Finish. This is where there is slight aggregate exposure. To create a variable finish, contractors carried out an initial light grind. This enhances the characteristics created by the power trowel and exposes minimal aggregate. The floor could then be mechanically diamond polished. Contractors mechanically polished the floor to a 400 grit. Contractors then applied a concrete sealer to help with slip resistance and stain resistance.

 

 

The polished concrete floors stretched throughout the whole of the reception of the house, the results were fantastic. Concrete Polishing made a smart, modern and minimal space. The results, therefore, exceeded our client’s expectations. Another brilliant job by Concrete Polishing.

 

 

Location: Herefordshire

Setting: New Build, Residential

Finish: Variable Style Finish

System Used: Husqvarna HIPERFLOOR®

 

If you would like to talk with a member of our team, please do not hesitate to call us on  01691 655 755 or info@concretepolishing.co.uk. Where we, therefore, be happy to help. We can discuss all types of work including Residential, Commercial and Industrial projects.

Also, please visit our gallery where some of our projects can be looked at.

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Polished Concrete – Buckinghamshire

Polished Concrete – Buckinghamshire

Concrete Polishing were approached by a client wanting a polished concrete floor. In the Buckinghamshire area. The client was in the middle of building their new family home. Our client was looking for an aesthetically modern-looking flooring option that retained heat and easy to maintain.  Polished concrete offered all of these options and more.

 

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The client asked concrete polishing to supply, lay, finish and mechanically polish the new floor. Our clients chosen finish was the Rustic Style Finish and Silver Grey in colour. The finish does not show any aggregate. The surface is, therefore, power trowelled.  Contractors laid the concrete directly over the underfloor heating system. Contractors then finished the floor to a high power trowelled standard. The standard of power trowelling is essential, this therefore will determine the overall look of the finished floor.

 

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To achieve the polished concrete floor in Buckinghamshire, the Husqvarna HIPERFLOOR® system was used. Contractors carried out a series of light grinding steps. Contractors did not need a heavy initial grind due to the aggregate not being exposed. And, instead, the lighter grinding movements highlight the natural power trowel pattern, which is the overall look that the client was wanting. Contractors then added a concrete sealer to help with protection from spillages and slip resistance.

 

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Concrete Polishing made a modern, fully functional floor and, most importantly, met all the client’s main points and within budget. As you can see from the pictures the standard of workmanship from Concrete Polishing is exceptional!

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Another quality polished concrete floor produced by Concrete Polishing.

Location: Buckinghamshire

Setting: Residential

Colour: Silver Grey

Finish: Rustic Style Finish

 

To see other work by Concrete Polishing please also visit our gallery

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Polished Concrete – Warwickshire

Polished Concrete – Residential

Our client approached Concrete Polishing, who wanted a polished concrete floor in an extension at their property in Warwickshire. The extension was to be a kitchen/snug. The area was to include an oak timber-framed feature window. As well as oak cladding on the walls and skirting. The clients, therefore, felt that an Exposed Aggregate Finish with a high gloss would be the best option and would suit the overall look that they were wanting to achieve.

The client asked for Concrete Polishing to place, finish and polish the floor. The client chose to remain with the natural colour from the local quarry where the concrete would be supplied from. They felt that the neutral tones of the concrete would therefore complement the oak timber throughout.

The concrete was placed by our contractors directly over the under-floor heating system. And finished to a power trowelled standard. Once contractors had finished placing the slab, the mechanical process could therefore begin around 28 days later.

 

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The clients chosen type of finish was the exposed aggregate. To expose aggregate a heavy initial grind is therefore necessary. This in turn prepares the floor for the mechanical diamond polishing process. Heavy grinding also eliminates any imperfections in the concrete that may have occurred when placing. Included in the area was a kitchen. Therefore, a significant factor that the client wanted to avoid was any staining from spillage. Contractors, therefore, applied a sealer to the area that would prevent any spillages from penetrating into the floor. Once contractors had finished the polishing process, contractors could apply the sealer to the area.

 

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As you can see the outcome of this polished concrete floor in Warwickshire was stunning!  As a company, we met the client’s needs. Within the allocated timescale and budget. Concrete Polishing once again exceeded the client’s expectations.

 

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Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Setting: Residential

Finish: Exposed Aggregate Finish

System Used: Husqvarna HIPERFLOOR®

 

Please feel free to visit our gallery where more examples of polished concrete can be seen.

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Polished Concrete – Gold Crack Repair

Polished Concrete – Gold Crack Repair

A client contacted Concrete Polishing facing the unfortunate problem of their existing polished concrete floor in Cheshire cracking. A different contractor had laid, placed and polished the floor. After inspection, the previous contractors had not added expansion joints to the slab. Therefore, as time had progressed cracking had appeared. This is a common fault in concrete flooring if joints have not been placed correctly.

The client wanted to make the cracks a feature. We felt that at Concrete Polishing we had the perfect solution to make the cracks a feature, a polished concrete gold crack repair. This therefore would be to fill the cracks with a gold joint repair filler.

 

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This specific style of repair is known as Kintsugi. Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken ceramics, or in this case concrete. The concept behind Kintsugi is to accept damage as part of the history of an object. This, therefore, is precisely what our clients wanted to achieve with their floor. To accept the cracks and turn them into a unique feature.

Kintsugi repairs worked especially well on this polished concrete floor in Cheshire. Due to the interior being minimalistic. You could therefore really see the effect, and it really contributed as a feature of the room.

While most people will see a crack as a problem, and whether you wish to conceal it or make it a feature. Concrete Polishing can undoubtedly offer you a solution to restore your polished concrete floor.

 

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If you would like any further information on this type of finish please do not hesitate to contact us at 01691 655 755. Or email us info@concretepolishing.co.uk. Our work can also be looked at on our website

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Commercial Polished Concrete – Merseyside

Commercial Polished Concrete – Merseyside

Concrete Polishing was approached by a client that was wanting to restore their premises in Liverpool, Merseyside. The client was turning the premises into a restaurant. They had looked at many types of floor covering. However, polished concrete was definitely their first choice for the premises in Merseyside.

Contractors had to meet objectives due to this being a restaurant and constant foot flow. These included, slip resistance, stain resistance and easily maintained. And, of course, aesthetically pleasing. Our client felt that a polished concrete floor would meet all of these objectives.

 

 

A different contractor had laid the concrete to a good standard. The clients chosen type of finish was the Exposed Aggregate Finish. The type of finish that the client wanted was achieved by firstly carrying out a heavy grind. This, therefore, exposes the aggregate. Post this process, the contractors begin the mechanical diamond polishing process. Contractors then added the concrete sealer to the surface after the polishing process was complete. The sealer is a big factor in making sure that the client’s main objectives are met. These being slip resistance and stain resistance.

 

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The commercial polished concrete floor in Merseyside was created using the Husqvarna HIPERFLOOR® system and tooling.

Undoubtedly, the aesthetics were stunning! Furthermore, we were able to hand over to our client a fully functional floor. Concrete Polishing met all criteria to an exceptionally high standard. All completed on time and within the clients budget.

 

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Well done team on the amazing results on this commercial polished concrete floor in Liverpool, Merseyside.

 

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside

Setting: Commercial, Restaurant

Finish: Exposed Aggregate Finish

System used: Husqvarna HIPERFLOOR®

 

In addition to this project take a look at previous projects, that Concrete Polishing has done. Also, please visit our gallery. Email info@concretepolishing.co.uk or call us 01691 655755.

 

 

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Polished Concrete – Shropshire

Polished Concrete – Shropshire

We were approached by our client who was looking to extend their home in, Shropshire. The client decided a polished concrete floor was the best choice for their project.

The client was wanting an Exposed Aggregate Finish with a high gloss. For their residential kitchen, diner extension. The exposed aggregate finish is where the aggregate is fully exposed. The main objectives of the clients, because this was a kitchen, diner area were. Therefore, to have a functional, slip-resistant, stain-resistant, easily maintained floor and aesthetically pleasing.

 

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The new floor was laid and finished by a different contractor to a low standard. However, due to the clients choosing an exposed aggregate finish, the low standard of concrete finishing did not pose a problem. To achieve an exposed aggregate finish. The contractors carried out a heavy initial grind. This, therefore, prepared the floor for mechanical diamond polishing. The heavy grinding also. Therefore, eliminated any defects in the concrete. Semi-rigid polyurea was then added to the joints by the contractors.

 

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Due to the area being a kitchen, diner and one of the client’s main objectives was stain and slip resistance. The contractor applied a concrete sealer to the polished concrete floor in Shropshire.

The overall results were exceptional! All the client’s primary objectives were met and most importantly, all within budget. The system however used to create this polished concrete floor in Shropshire was the Husqvarna HIPERFLOOR® throughout.

 

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A fantastic result again from one of our teams at Concrete Polishing!

 

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Setting: Residential

Finish: Exposed Aggregate

System Used: Husqvarna Hiperfloor

 

Should you need advice or a quote regarding an existing project. Or a new upcoming project. Please feel free to contact us at 01691 655 755 or info@concretepolishing.co.uk where we will look forward to helping.

 

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Commercial Polished Concrete – Wales

Polished Concrete – Wales

We were contacted by a client that had purchased new commercial premises in Wales. They were looking to turn the area into a gymnasium. The client was looking for a flooring option that was attractive. Hard-wearing and easily maintained. The client had also thought of installing the usual gymnasium flooring. However, after talking with Martin. He decided that a polished concrete floor was to be the best flooring option. A polished concrete floor met all criteria.

 

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A different contractor installed the concrete to a suitable standard. The clients chosen type of finish. The Exposed Aggregate Finish.  Therefore, to achieve this type of finish the contractor firstly had to grind the surface heavily. Deep grinding. Therefore, it allowed any defects when the contractors laid the concrete, to be eliminated. Contractors then carried out the different stages to mechanically diamond polish the floor. Lastly, contractors added a sealer to the floor.  This helps with slip resistance. And, also protects from any spillages penetrating the floor. An exposed aggregate finish gives the highest level of shine. And it is extremely hard-wearing. Objectives that the client was looking for.

 

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The polished concrete floor in Wales was carried out using the Husqvarna HIPERFLOOR® system.

 

 

As you can see the outcome of this polished concrete floor in Wales was very successful. Concrete Polishing exceeded the client’s expectations and concrete polishing also met the criteria. Within budget. And timescale.

 

Location: Aberystwyth, Wales

Setting: Commercial, Gymnasium

Finish: Premium Exposed Aggregate

System Used: Husqvarna HIPERFLOOR®

 

Please feel free to take a look at our gallery. Other types of finishes concrete polishing offer shown here. Or, if you wish to discuss a project. Commercial, Residential or Industrial please do not hesitate to call us 01691 655 755 or email us info@concretepolishing.co.uk

 

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