This polished concrete floor in Devon was deceptively difficult to work with. Although really quite a small floor, there had been some issues during installation that affected not only the surface finishing but also the strength of the concrete.
From what we could determine, more water had been added to the mix during the course of the installation thus the concrete at the start point was much harder and compact than the later stages of concrete. As you can imagine this made not only tool selection a challenge but also forced us to over-fill the surface with our grouting product. But as you will see from the photos, these were no ordinary set of holes to fill; more like craters.
Through lots of additional work, additional chemicals and grout products, we think the transformation from rough concrete through to missing holes and craters until ending up with a smooth satin finish is quite an accomplishment.
We would always recommend that concrete floors for polishing are professionally laid in accordance with our specification and cured correctly. By following our specification you will achieve a far superior floor finish that will last years and keep your polishing costs in line with our quotation.