When shopping for a floor grinder to polish concrete, there are several factors that can affect the quality of the polish. We’re often asked if the size of the grinder being used can affect the quality of the polish. To help you get the best results while improving productivity, we’re going to break down what […]
At Buy Manufacturers Direct, we are often asked what a good rate to charge for polished concrete is. While there’s no set answer (wouldn’t that make things easier?), I want to use my own experiences as an example of what NOT to do when it comes to setting your prices. Factor in Overhead This is […]
One of the steps we frequently mention when talking about polishing concrete is applying a concrete densifier. While we have talked about how many coats of concrete densifier to use or how to tell if you need densifier, we wanted to take a closer look at what this commonly used chemical is, how it works, […]
You’ve put in a lot of time and effort into polishing a concrete floor, adding the concrete densifier, grinding multiple times, then going over the surface another several times with polishing pads to reach that ideal shine. Now, you want it to last as long as possible and maintain it’s attractive appearance. The last question […]
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If you need to remove an old coating, smooth a rough surface, or prepare concrete for fresh epoxy or urethane, using a concrete floor grinder is often the best option. To get the best results in the quickest time, we recommend you diamond grind the concrete, meaning using diamond impregnated pads to open up the […]
Learn how this versatile floor grinder can quickly revitalize and repair concrete, stone, and more!
Soft Concrete floor Polishing We have all have encountered it from time to time… the dreaded soft concrete floor! The customer wants it polished — and you immediately want to run! Sometimes, though, a simple modified densifier application process may be all you need to create a polished concrete floor that has good reflectivity, the […]
Why Concrete Polishing is Difficult Concrete polishing can be a difficult-to-master process because concrete conditions vary widely. In any situation with concrete polishing, an existing surface is smoothed by grinding to reduce all inequalities so that the floor can be consistently polished. Similar to stone polishing, the more perfected the surface is to start with, […]
As surfaces are used, they become degraded by abrasion, contaminants, and moisture. Depending on the surface and its appropriateness to the environment, maintenance may be required more often to avoid the costly work of restoration. What is Floor Maintenance? To maintain a surface means that the process curates the already performing finish. Work is done […]