Free eBook Buffs Concrete Competence


Taken a shine to polished concrete? A free, new compilation of expert advice can help make the most of that investment.

Polishing Concrete is a downloadable 44-page collection of expert-written articles that discuss the durable and popular look of polished concrete from initial consideration to post-installation maintenance.

Topics include an overview of concrete polishing; the merits of polished vs. coated concrete; and the cost, aesthetic possibilities, and maintenance of polished concrete.

The eBook, published by Durability + Design, features these titles:

  • "Getting up to Speed on Concrete Polishing," by Mark Vogel of W.R. Meadows;
  • "A Real Grind: Concrete Polishing 101 Offers Multiple Rewards," by D+D Managing Editor Gary Henry;
  • "Concrete Flooring: Polished or Coated?" by D+D Editor-in-Chief Gina R. Johnson;
Concrete floor during construction
Brad Burns, CPAA

"Defining the Undefinable" includes advice on preventing job sequencing snafus that can expose concrete to degradation during construction.

  • "Crunching the Numbers on Polished Concrete, Other Flooring Types," by Walter Scarborough of HALL Building Information Group LLC;
  • "Artistry and Chemistry: Color Theory and Practice with Polished Concrete," by Howard Jancy of Jancy & Associates;
  • "Keeping the Shine: Basic Training in Maintenance of Polished Concrete Floors," also by Jancy; and
  • "Defining the Undefinable," by Brad Burns, of the Concrete Polishing Association of America.

The eBook is sponsored by H&C Decorative Concrete Products.

Download Polishing Concrete free now.


Tagged categories: Concrete coatings and treatments; Concrete polishing; Concrete Polishing Association of America; Durability + Design; Education; Good Technical Practice; H&C Concrete Products; Polished concrete

Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.