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How much time do you think you spend on pavement each day? You have to count all the time you're driving — unless you're driving on dirt roads. You also have to count the time you spend walking across parking lots. Pavement is really important. That much is clear. Since pavement is so important, we thought we would start a blog to write a little more about pavement and pavement contractors. They deserve mention, too. They have a hard job and one that requires quite a lot of skill. We'll explain some of the skill behind pavement work on this blog, and we'll also dive into other related topics.



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Choosing A Decorative Concrete Flooring For Your Commercial Building

For commercial buildings, concrete flooring can be a popular choice due to its ability to be extremely durable so that the wear and tear that it experiences will be minimized. However, some business owners may assume that concrete floors will never be an attractive option. Yet, there are many decorative concrete options that can be used to provide durable flooring that is very durable.

Coloring The Concrete

Coloring the concrete can be one option for avoiding the dull gray color that this basic flooring option would have. When you are choosing a new color for your concrete floors, you will have a number of different options available that you will be able to use. For example, some individuals may want to color the concrete so that it will resemble natural stone, but others may prefer a more unique and artistic design to be created. If you are wanting an artistic or complex design for your flooring, working with a professional designer can be essential for making sure that the results will provide the look that you are wanting.

Stamping The Concrete

Concrete stamping can be another option for improving the appearance of your concrete flooring. The stamping process will enable the concrete to have artificial stone patterns or other designs imprinted in it. While stamping and coloring the concrete may give it a look that will resemble tile, masonry, or other flooring options, it will be significantly more affordable and have a shorter installation time. Both of these factors can make it attractive for commercial buildings that need to minimize downtime during this work.

Polishing The Surface Of The Concrete

Polished concrete can be another decorative option for this flooring. The process of polishing the concrete will result in an appearance that is more sleek and shiny. This can dramatically enrich the appearance of your business's interior. Polishing the concrete flooring can increase the amount of time that is needed for the flooring to be installed as the concrete will have to fully dry before the polishing work can begin. Additionally, the polishing process will also involve a finish being applied to it as a coat. This will need time to dry and cure before the flooring can be used. While polished concrete can take longer to install, it will provide one of the more attractive styles of flooring while still allowing the business to enjoy a durable solution that will be less prone to degrading due to routine wear. 

Reach out to a commercial decorative concrete company to learn more.