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Polished Concrete Requires Less Maintenance

Posted by on Dec 8, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

Most floor systems, including tile and linoleum, require aggressive scrubbing to maintain a clean environment and nice appearance. Polished concrete surfaces are tightly compacted, reducing stains, and do not require any waxing or stripping to maintain the sheen.

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Vortex Polishing System 1 out of 4 stars

Posted by on Dec 7, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

I have recently purchased the Vortex Polishing System by Webster Ryan and I have to say the jury is still out.  Yes, it seems to have it’s place, but that place seems a little different then what Mr. Ryan touts.  It strips glue very well and you can re-polish a floor with it.  However, when you bring a floor up (50, 100, 200 semi-metals, 400, 800 resin) it seems to leave a spotty or “orange peel” looking floor.  I did have a problem and the Vortex burnisher starting and running only after 30 hours.  I called Mr. Ryan and...

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Infinity Polish and LEEDS

Posted by on Oct 6, 2011 in Blog | Comments Off

The Surface Design Solutions (SDS) family of products can provide additional sustainable attributes to building systems and practices that have the potential to contribute 18 points within seven of LEED-EB’s specific Credit Categories, especially on projects going for the highest LEED Platinum level certification available. The following is a breakdown of the applicable LEED-EB Credit Categories, the range of potential point awards, and the rational for the various credit assignments: EA Credit 1 – Optimized Energy Performance, 1-10...

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