When your floors are starting to deteriorate and show signs of all the wear and tear they’ve taken through the years, even though completely removing the flooring and then redoing it is a viable option, there is a better solution out there. Concrete refinishing can solve many problems with your floors and can repair damage caused on garage floors, walkways and driveways as well as revitalize the place with a completely new appearance.
There are three main advantages to refinishing. First of all, it allows you to repair any superficial damages and to reset the slabs in line. Second, new flooring is always a great aesthetic boost to any area, especially if it’s design includes complex and beautiful patterns and symbols. Last, but not least, it will make the surface stronger and more durable for the future, so you’ll run into less trouble with it and renovate it less often.
The concrete refinishing process requires many ingredients which include acrylic resins, bonding agents, coloring agents, and of course, the cement. Surfaces are traditionally refinished and prepared through pressure watching as well as acid etching. At this stage, any cracks are repaired since they’re now visible and the concreted can be used to fix up some unbalanced areas.
Refinished surfaces dry up relatively fast, and within a complete day are usually good to be walked on. However, surfaces such as garage floors which are made for heavy duty purposes should be left for around three days to solidify completely. Remember that the amount of time you should let it dry depends largely on the outside temperature and weather.
And so in the end, refinishing your floors with concrete proves itself to be a much more cost-effective option than peeling and stripping them off. If you don’t think you can handle the job, then you can always resort to hiring the services of a professional flooring company which will always do the job, provided you have the money.