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Refinishing Concrete Floors Life of an Architect

03/12/2012  They're refinishing original concrete floors (honing and then wax seal) over a 5 day span. They say they have amazing dust collectors but there's a lot of Gypsumers in this unit that will require hand grinding which I know doesn't work with

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Polishing Concrete Floors Life of an Architect

04/12/2012  After grinding down the original concrete floors, we decided the best finish would be the simplest just not the easiest. This is the “Part 2” version of refinishing concrete floors – go here for part one “Refinishing Concrete Floors” – and in this post we will take a look at the polishing process. Considering that I have 3 different sections of concrete

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Concrete Floors Life of an Architect

19/07/2010  Since I don't own a concrete grinding machine, nor do I know how to operate one - that's out. They make grinders now that can do a job like mine but like I said, I don't have a few thousand dollars to spare. So I made some calls and asked about acid washing the floors with muriatic acid. I know that we specify this type of acid when refinishing concrete

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Concrete Polishing Life of an Architect

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Concrete Grinding - Life of an Architect

30/11/2012  Concrete Grinding - testing hand equipment. The complimentary advice provided on ‘Life of an Architect’ is based on an abbreviated examination of the minimal facts given, not the typical extensive (and sometimes exhaustive) analysis I conduct when working with my clients.

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I'm living in a hotel - concrete floors Life of an Architect

12/11/2012  Since the original concrete isn’t stained (the sealer and wax topcoat were tinted) every time you clean the floors you lift a little bit of the color up. The middle section shows what 50 years of mopping will do. (To help give you a sense of scale, the distance from the far left to the far right is around 38′)

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Concrete Grinding - Before 06 Life of an Architect

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Refinishing Concrete Floors Life of an Architect ...

Dec 13, 2013 - Grinding and polishing my concrete floors technically started as an idea 4 years ago ... but the time to do this properly came, and I'm not sure I

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What You Should Know About Resurfacing Industrial Concrete ...

Repairing the damage can be a costly and time consuming endeavor, so when resurfacing concrete floors, it’s essential to choose a system that can provide the strength and durability your facility demands. Concrete resurfacing systems from Florock are designed to provide the quality and longevity you need.

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Should I be worried about cracks in my concrete floors?

17/06/2020  Self-leveling concrete is typically used to create a flat and smooth surface with a compressive strength similar to or higher than that of traditional concrete prior to installing interior floor.

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Polishing Concrete Floors Life of an Architect ...

Polishing Concrete Floors Life of an Architect after grinding down the original concrete floors, we decided the best finish would be the simplest ... just not the easiest.

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What is Concrete Resurfacing - Architecture Lab

11/12/2020  Decorative Concrete Resurfacing. Typically, a concrete resurfacer is available only in a dull gray shade. However, you can opt for decorative concrete resurfacing if you wish to transform the appeal of your pool deck, curb, driveway, patio, or indoor floors. Here are some decorative concrete resurfacing ideas you can explore: Asymmetric Grid Pattern; Why stick

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Polishing Concrete Floors Life of an Architect ...

Jun 7, 2017 - after grinding down the original concrete floors, we decided the best finish would be the simplest ... just not the easiest.

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What You Should Know About Resurfacing Industrial Concrete ...

And by allocating facility budget for regular concrete floor resurfacing, managers can greatly extend the life of the concrete slab, as well as the equipment that depends on it. One great benefit of choosing Florock’s concrete resurfacing systems is furnished by our highly skilled, local Approved Installers, who can accommodate any facility schedule.

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Should I be worried about cracks in my concrete floors?

Self-leveling concrete is typically used to create a flat and smooth surface with a compressive strength similar to or higher than that of traditional concrete prior to installing interior floor.

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Architectural Concrete Floors Redimere Surface Solutions

Our flooring system gives architectural freedom to design everything from a plain white concrete floor to a colored concrete surface with multi-colored aggregates. Your choice is only limited by the architect’s imagination. Our background and continual development of industrial applications makes us the perfect fit if you want a high-performance, sleek, custom concrete floor.

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Refinishing Historic Floors

14/02/2021  These are original floors in my 200 year old philadelphia Row home. I’ve always been told they were pine, though recently somebody suggested that they might be oak. I’d like to fill the holes and refinish all the floors, while preserving them as best as possible. What suggestions do you have for fi...

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Radiant Flooring Life of an Architect

15/08/2011  Electric radiant floors typically consist of electric cables built into the floor. Systems that feature mats of electrically conductive plastic are also available, and are mounted onto the subfloor below a floor covering such as tile. Because of the relatively high cost of electricity, electric radiant floors are usually only cost-effective if they include a significant thermal mass,

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Concrete Repair - ARDEX UK - High Performance Flooring and ...

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2021 Polished Concrete Floors Cost: Price Per Sq. Ft ...

Polished Concrete Basement Floor Cost. Polishing a concrete floor in the basement ranges from $3 to $12 per square foot. For an average 700- to 1,000-square foot basement, your estimate could run from $2,100 to $12,000. A lot of people update their floors as part of refinishing their basement.

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Polishing Concrete Floors Life of an Architect ...

Jun 7, 2017 - after grinding down the original concrete floors, we decided the best finish would be the simplest ... just not the easiest.

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The importance of resurfacing concrete floors Concrete ...

Jan 21, 2016 - Specialist concrete flooring conPulverizers, J Henshaw, explain why you should consider resurfacing your concrete floor. Explore. Architecture. Architectural Styles. Bauhaus Architecture. . Saved from buildingcentre.co.uk. The importance of resurfacing concrete floors. Specialist concrete flooring conPulverizers, J Henshaw, explain why you should consider resurfacing your concrete ...

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Extending the Life of Your Concrete - Select Flooring Systems

Extending the Life of Your Concrete. February 16, 2021 by admin. Everyone is looking to get the most value out of the things they spend their money on. Flooring is no exception. This is one of the reasons why concrete is such a popular option for flooring; it provides a great value. Not only is it strong and supportive, but it lasts a long time. In fact, a concrete floor can last over a ...

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Concrete Finishing Techniques - archtoolbox

21/04/2019  Concrete have color added to provide a look that fits with the architecture of the associated structure. This can be accomplished through mix-added pigments or post-cure staining, both of which are discussed below. Pigments. Concrete coloring using pigments is a simple process, accomplished by adding the pigments directly to the concrete mix prior to

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Refinishing Historic Floors

14/02/2021  The floors are old and will not have much life left. I suggest you sand and preserve it with a neutral penetrating oil. When the finish wears away, you can re-oil it and avoid the sanding. That will help extend the life of the floor.

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Radiant Flooring Life of an Architect

15/08/2011  Electric radiant floors typically consist of electric cables built into the floor. Systems that feature mats of electrically conductive plastic are also available, and are mounted onto the subfloor below a floor covering such as tile. Because of the relatively high cost of electricity, electric radiant floors are usually only cost-effective if they include a significant thermal mass,

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35 Best Polished Cement Floors ideas concrete floors ...

Jun 2, 2018 - Explore Heidi Ryan's board "Polished Cement Floors" on Pinterest. See more ideas about concrete floors, house design, house interior.

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Concrete Overlays Installation - Creek Stone Resurfacing

Concrete overlays offer a durable, affordable, and ultra-strong surfacing solution for pitted, flaking, damaged, or stained concrete floors. In fact, an overlay is a perfect alternative for covering up imperfections in a concrete substrate, offering an ultimate solution to extend the life of your porch, patio, and driveway.

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Concrete Floors: The Difference Between Epoxy Coats and Paints

07/06/2020  Commercial/Industrial Floor Coatings; Driveway Resurfacing; Commercial Kitchen Floor Coatings ; Basement Flooring; Garage Floor Coatings; Case Studies; Concrete Floors: The Difference Between Epoxy Coats and Paints. June 7, 2020 By Victor Pachade . If you want to improve your garage floor’s performance, durability, and chemical resistance, epoxy

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Paradigm Concrete Finishes Concrete Resurfacing ConPulverizer ...

Paradigm Concrete Finishes has established themselves as the premier concrete resurfacing company in Florida. We service general conPulverizers, government conPulverizers, interior designers, architects, business owners, and homeowners with all of their concrete flooring needs. From removal to the finished floor, Paradigm has you covered. Read on to learn more about the Paradigm Difference. Floors ...

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Polishing Concrete Floors Life of an Architect ...

Jun 7, 2017 - after grinding down the original concrete floors, we decided the best finish would be the simplest ... just not the easiest.

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What You Should Know About Resurfacing Industrial Concrete ...

And by allocating facility budget for regular concrete floor resurfacing, managers can greatly extend the life of the concrete slab, as well as the equipment that depends on it. One great benefit of choosing Florock’s concrete resurfacing systems is furnished by our highly skilled, local Approved Installers, who can accommodate any facility schedule.

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Concrete Surface Preparation - How to Prepare Floors for ...

02/09/2020  Concrete surfaces are prepared prior to resurfacing concrete to look like plain concrete again or to be upgraded to a decorative finish. Today polymers can be applied as thin as 1/8 " or up to 3/4" thick and stamped, producing a surface that looks just like a normal stamped concrete surface.

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CCS Stylepave Concrete Resurfacing ... - Architecture Design

Bring structurally sound existing concrete to life with the CCS Stylepave Concrete Resurfacing overlay system. A range of textures, finishes and colours have been designed to lay over concrete ...

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Selecting The Proper Concrete Floor Coating - The Concrete ...

Decorative Resurfacing for Concrete Concrete Coating Supplies. Floors are subjected to just about every kind of abuse - impact, abrasion, chemical attack, and thermal shock. Concrete floors are not designed to take this continual abuse. Concrete floors are porous and tend to create dust from wear and abuse. They are also subject to abrasion and chemical attack. It's for this reason that all ...

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How to Finish Concrete Floors Hunker

30/08/2019  Whether you choose to stain or stamp the concrete, or simply polish it, learning how to finish concrete floors may help you make a great choice for your interior. Finishing Concrete Floors Finishing a raw concrete floor generally means grinding it down to a smooth, level surface, and then polishing it with a series of increasingly fine abrasives until it achieves a lustrous sheen.

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Home - Floor Solutions Resurfacing

Concrete overlay offers the aesthetic benefits of stamped concrete. However, it is applied over existing concrete and is used for duplicating the look, beauty and texture of stone, slate, brick, wood and almost any look and design you can dream of having without having to replace your existing concrete. Quality construction application in every project. Cementious overlays can be used over new ...

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Concrete Overlays Installation - Creek Stone Resurfacing

Concrete overlays offer a durable, affordable, and ultra-strong surfacing solution for pitted, flaking, damaged, or stained concrete floors. In fact, an overlay is a perfect alternative for covering up imperfections in a concrete substrate, offering an ultimate solution to extend the life of your porch, patio, and driveway. Creek Stone Resurfacing installers offer a full range of flooring ...

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Architectural Graphic Standards Life of an Architect

21/10/2013  How an architect draws is a reflection of many things – you can frequently tell the priorities of a firm just by looking at the qualityof their drawings.I didn’t say the contentof their drawings – and this isn’t just semantics – it speaks to the culture of the firm.For the purposes of today’s article, I am going to assume that all architectural drawings are correct and serve their ...

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How Much Does It Cost to Polish Existing Concrete Floor

10/08/2018  The total grind and seal concrete cost to the polish existing concrete floor can be affected by the size of the concrete slab. Notably, it’s essential to measure the square footage of the floor so that you can estimate the polished concrete floor cost per square foot. Also, the location of the area needed for polishing can be a factor. It’s worth noting that smaller floors can be more ...

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