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Can concrete flooring be put over ceramic tiles in kitchen and bathrooms and how do you clean it?

If you have an existing concrete slab you can certainly remove the existing floor tiles and then Mechanically Polish the concrete slab.

Please refer to the Warehouse Finish section on our website.

It's not usually possible to pour a new concrete slab over existing flooring or if you are on stumps as the concrete slab to be polished should typically be a minimum of 100mm thick.

If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact us.

We have a garage with a maroon type colour concrete floor. It has a few paint stains etc on it. I was thinking of giving it a good sanding, with some type of machine no doubt & then painting some kind of clear sealer on it. Can any concrete floor be sande

Yes, any concrete floor can be ground and sealed or mechanically polished.

Please refer to the Warehouse Exposure section on the website

Do you have any tips about seeding a slab with pieces of glass and/or bottles?

Smooth objects and/or objects that sit on the top of a slab might become dislodged from a polished floor leaving a hole.

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I have polished floors in my home which is now 9 years old. I would love to buff my floor up to give it back it's shine and get rid of some scratches etc. Do you do ths type of work?

We certainly do perform this type of work however your question raises several important other questions and considerations.

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Can the new polished floor get damaged after its polished during the rest of the build?

On completion of machine polishing the floors we recommend to cover with Ramboard™ Floor Protection until the end of the build.

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Do I need to advise the concreter and or supplier that the concrete will be polished?

Yes, this will avoid the concrete supplier from sending truck deliveries from different depots and using different batches of concrete. The concreter can then also take special care to avoid screed marks and aggregate inconsistency.

Yes, this will avoid the concrete supplier from sending truck deliveries from different depots and using different batches of concrete.

Should I add retarding agents to the concrete mix?

Do NOT add any retarding agents to a concrete mix that is going to be ground and sealed or polished. Retarding agents WILL affect the seal and may react badly with the polishing process. Simply apply a light sprinkle of water to the slab as required.

Can CCC polish a concrete shower base recess?

Yes we can however there are several technical issues that will need to be addressed between the concreter, plumber and water proofing professional. There are also some serious longevity issues that may occur. Please contact us for more info.

Is polished concrete expensive?

The pricing of a polished concrete finish is comparable to the pricing for a tiled floor.

Can I have my timber and carpet floors level with the concrete?

Yes - most definitely with new slabs. Levels are another important reason for us to communicate with your concreter.


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