Grinding the surface of the concrete can produce a very smooth finish similar to polished concrete. Concrete grinding can give a decorative finish by removing the surface to exposes aggregates or deposited in the concrete for this purpose.
Concrete grinders are used to level out uneven floors and to finish off joins, and while it really is frequently left into a concrete contractor to do the job the capable DIY fan can get to grips with it using a straightforward concrete grinding machine and tools. Experienced operators with grinding machines with different grinding discs, however will ensure the best result.
Concrete grinding is also used to remove old surfaces like paint, adhesives or previous concrete sealers to clean the concrete. Diamond grinding fixes imperfections in concrete surfaces by removing surface irregularities that can occur during construction, or by wearing and tear over time.
Floor covering removal and surface preparation is an important first step prior to any coating being applied. Using the most recent vacuum assisted grinding and shot blasting groundwork systems to economically remove membranes epoxies, adhesives and paint will result in the best final look and smoothness.
The process of grinding with grit and then diamond grit allows concrete resurfacing to a very high standard of even the most worn of concrete floors. Once the concrete is ground it generally needs a new concrete sealer to be applied to protect the surface or can be stained.
When it comes to new constructions irregular concrete floors are less unusual than it might seem. Concrete flooring slabs poured over a big area frequently have a small inaccuracy when closely inspected. While this can be due to setting and going a heavy and exceptionally wet stuff in a comparatively brief space of time, the issue is easily repaired with a self-levelling overlay.