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D+D Education Series Webinar: Keeping the Shine: Maintenance of Polished Concrete Floors

This webinar is archived and recorded from a live presentation on Thursday, March 28, 2013.
Cost: FREE

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Aztec Products

Aztec manufactures and sells concrete floor grinding, honing and polishing equipment to distributors and contractors. The award winning UltraGrind is Aztec’s propane-powered, planetary head, gear driven, concrete grinding and polishing machine. The UltraEdge will grind and polish edges at high speed. The UltraVac concrete vacuum improves IAQ and completes the cordless WorkSmartTM concrete polishing system.

The Aztec UltraGrind earned "Overall Best in Propane Class" honors with a gloss rating highest in the Concrete Polishing magazine rodeo at the World of Concrete in 2011.

All of Aztec’s machines are proudly MADE IN THE USA and meet the US green building council LEED IEQ credit 3.4 requirements, and are CE, CARB, EPA & GS-42 compliant.


AmeriPolish, Inc. focuses on quality and dependability in professional concrete color, strengthening, and maintenance systems. The Ameripolish line of products includes ColorJuiceT Exterior Concrete Sealer, a fast drying water-based sealer that protects and beautifies decorative concrete, and AmeriPolish OS Cleaner, a cleanser and stain protection replenisher for polished overlay floors. The AmeriPolish OS Polishable Overlayment System is a complete system of treatments for coloring, polishing, protecting and maintaining cementitious overlay floors. It is compatible with most cementitious overlays. AmeriPolish products are available worldwide. For information, visit

Polished concrete floors are a durable and attractive option for commercial spaces. Proper maintenance will assure the maximum service life for these floors. This webinar describes different levels of maintenance, depending on use and level of foot traffic, from daily sweeping and dry mopping to rejuvenation by honing/polishing every ten years. Participants are eligible for one AIA LU credit.

Learning Objectives:

1) Understand the optimal applications for polished concrete floors in commercial spaces

2) Understand life cycle and maintenance issues for polished concrete floors

3) Cover the basic maintenance matrix for polished concrete floors, based on how the floor is used in its setting

4) Calculate life cycle costs for polished concrete floors based on maintenance needs


Jim Cuviello, Owner
Cuviello Concrete

Jim Cuviello is the owner of Cuviello Concrete in Stevensville, MD. He is the founder of the Concrete Polishing Association of America and regularly works with architects, specifiers, owners and general contractors on all facets of the concrete polishing process. He can be reached at

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