Using your concrete as your flooring can provide a durable, natural looking surface. Concrete can be sanitary, and give you a very stunning space that is easy to clean and maintain.
Things to consider before having you have your concrete grind and seal, or grind and polish.
Grind and seal is a term used for the system of grinding the concrete surface and then applying a clear protective sealer to the concrete floor. This process is less expensive than grind and polish system. The grind and seal process consist of grinding the concrete surface to remove impurities or scratches of the concrete, then a sealer is applied. The sealer applied will depend on the look and the durability you are looking for.
Concrete polishing has more steps involved in the process to achieve the outcome. The finish is the look of the floor which consist of a cream finish, salt and pepper, or exposed aggregate look.
Concrete floors are incredibly hard and durable floors. You must also remember that concrete is a porous surface, so it needs to be cleaned and/or sealed to protect the surface so it can maintain its luster. You can add color to concrete floors and make a fashion statement, with dyes, or acid etching. Concrete floors are low maintenance and are easy to care for, but you do need to do proper care thru dust mopping and damp mopping. Polished concrete and regular concrete floors can be restored through the appropriate maintenance methods after and evaluation of you floor.
Interior concrete floors need to be cleaned and sealed in order to maintain its beauty. The floor will need to be assessed to determine whether the concrete is regular or polished concrete. The appropriate cleaner can be determined, and the appropriate cleaning method can be determined whether it is polishing pads or scrubbing brush or pressure washing.