Terrazzo Floor Restoration,Cleaning,Concrete
Polishing, Marble Polishing
Serving the Ft Lauderdale, Miami & West Palm Beach areas for over
flooring refers to a grout less floor that has one-seventh cement and
two-seventh coarse sand and four-seventh marble chips. Terrazzo flooring
has been used for centuries, but of late, it has been making a revival
again in certain areas, such as Miami and other places in South Florida
where Terrazzo was used from the 1920 until the late 1950's..
Making a terrazzo floor is a three-level process. First, the workers
put one layer of concrete on the surface. After it sets, they add a second
layer made of sandy concrete (portland cement). Now, before this layer
completely sets, the workers add partitions in the concrete of copper
or stainless steel, if a design will be used in the floor.This determine
the ultimate pattern and design of the terrazzo flooring.Then, the workers
use marble chip mixtures to complete the design of the flooring, before
leveling the entire floor with a lightweight roller.
like all floors, terrazzo flooring also requires cleaning. If your terrazzo
flooring is a recent installation, you might have a sealant over the floor.
You simply need to clean over the stains with a good terrazzo cleaner
and water. However, older installations usually do not have a sealant
over them. In this case, you might have to go through several processes
to clean your floor. First, you need to consult a reputible Stone restoration
company, such as Colonial Floor and Stone Care, who has been serving Miami/Dade,
Palm Beach and Broward counties for over 20 years. Colonial will come
out and consult with the individual needs of your home or business. Formulating
a plan that will bring your old dirty and possibly chip or cracked Terrazzo,
back to the condition it was meant to be. Shinning, glossy, colorful and
a genunine piece of craftsman art.
your newly polished terrazzo flooring is also an easy task. However, one
might require some expert help as well, for the initial polishing. Polishing
an existing floor is a three-step process. First, one has to remove the
existing wax still there from the older floor that may still remained
on the decades old floor. Then, the floor requires a complete cleaning
with Colonial Floor and Stone Care proprietary cleaning method, and perhaps
an aggressive grinding with finer and finer grits of diamond grinding
pads if the floor has deep damage. Finally, one has to apply the polish
along with a penetrating sealer and let it dry overnight.
With polishing, your terrazzo floor will radiate a sheen that will truly
stun anyone who sees it. Regular weekly cleaning and maintenance with
a neutral soap and water or Colonial can provide the best cleaning solution
for your floor. Doing regular cleaning at least weekly, along with daily
cleaning of dirt,dust or sand,are the best ways to keep your terrazzo
floor gleaming in South Florida.
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