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Monday's Ask the Experts: Stained concrete maintenance

February 6, 2012

Monday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: 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.

The 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 ... — Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor

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