If you are looking for an affordable, eco friendly floor option, you might consider concrete grinding, also known as concrete polishing. More and more business owners are choosing a concrete polisher to finish their floors as they offer numerous different benefits. Even the Tampa Museum of Art has a polished concrete floor. First of all, concrete grinding results in a highly versatile and durable floor; properly maintained polished concrete can last for a hundred years or more. They are often impervious to nicks and dents, making them great for spaces with heavy machinery. Because of this, polished concrete floors can be used for retail stores, homes, warehouses, museums, office building and even sports venues. Furthermore, commercial polished concrete floors are also quite common. Commercial concrete grinding or commercial concrete polishing is often used in schools, airplane hangars, restaurants, automobile showrooms, event centers and hotels. These kinds of floors require very little maintenance. A regular mopping with soapy water is enough to keep a polished concrete floor clean. Polished concrete floors are also aesthetically very nice. Polished concrete floors have high light reflectivity, so they lend interior spaces a bright, clean look and can cut down on the amount of artificial lighting that is used. And while they may look slippery, polished concrete floor surfaces meet, and most often exceed, OSHA standards. Furthermore, polished concrete floors can very often be engraved with different kinds of patterns to make them more visually appealing, as well as stained with different colors. Lastly, it also important to note that concrete grinding is a very environmentally friendly option for flooring. As most building as built on a concrete base, concrete grinding makes use of already existing materials. There are no resources wasted by the transport and installment of other flooring materials. Overall, concrete grinding is a great flooring options with numerous benefits. References.