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ICAN/ATEX: What is the best floorcare plan for concrete?

July 2, 2013

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I would like to know what company has the best floor care program for stained concrete.

I need to strip, seal, and refinish this floor and then maintain it using a high speed buffer on a daily basis.

Tuesday’s Answer:

Generally, restoring this type of flooring involves pressure washing or scrubbing/stripping, possibly recoloring or painting/staining and then recoating with a high solid acrylic finish.

This type of floor is not generally buffed, burnished or polished as the surface is often rough and uneven.

Ask your local Jan-San supplier or concrete supply house what ... Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor

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