Polished concrete floors / Discussions

How do you polish a concrete slab to be a finished interior concrete floor?

...floors – Non-toxic silicate sealers for polished concrete floors

Posted by Betsy Lund May 20, 2020, 2:13 a.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

What is the best way to finish a concrete floor?

...concrete has sufficiently dried or if the concrete is not well-sealed from the ground it will absorb moisture over time and possibly cause problems, meaning the...

Posted by Steven P. Aug. 17, 2017, 3:04 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

What type of wood can be installed on a radiant floor?

...polished concrete, is there a particular type of wood that works best and that won’t warp from the heat? Installing a radiant floor under wood works fine, but h...

Posted by Colleen Blak Dec. 11, 2017, 1:59 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

What type of green flooring is best for a basement floor?

...polished concrete floor and area rugs for comfort, those are easily picked up if there is any heavy weather events in the forecast. I would also propose that yo...

Posted by Jeff Krohn Sept. 15, 2019, 5:52 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

What is the best material for flooring?

...polished concrete slab on grade with Marmoleum flooring upstairs. Some people find concrete floors to hard for standing comfortably, in which case you can cov...

Posted by Babak K July 17, 2020, 2:09 a.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

Is hydronic slab heat appropriate in a super insulated home?

...floors. How did you execute in floor heat on the Kenogami house and keep it from overheating? PS- I don't expect toasty warm floors, just not chilly floors. T...

Posted by Andrew Wright Feb. 3, 2021, 3:26 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

What flooring options work with a passive solar design?

...concrete floor with radiant heat will help to hold heat within the house for the longest period of time. My wife is not a fan of concrete/tile floors within the...

Posted by Christopher Dunn Feb. 23, 2020, 11:50 a.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses

We are looking to build a slab on grade, do we need radiant heat?

...polished concrete floor is the cheapest, most durable floor you can build, but concrete conducts heat easily, so it will suck warmth right from your feet. A way...

Posted by Scott Self Sept. 21, 2020, 10:34 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 2 Responses

Does slab on grade need to have in floor heating?

...concrete causing mould issues. A polished concrete slab on grade, or any basement concrete floor, will feel cooler to the touch than wood or other flooring mate...

Posted by Lauren Panzani Nov. 13, 2020, 11:06 a.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 Responses