Choosing a floor finish is never an easy task. Well, not until recently! It seems now that decorative concrete is becoming a mainstream finish, and can be found almost everywhere you look, so there must be a good reason for its growing use and popularity.
Top retailers such as W Hotels, Starbucks, Harley Davidson, REI, Whole Foods, Cinemark Cinemas, to name just a few are some of the big names choosing decorative concrete, and more specifically stained concrete floors for their locations.
When designing their new facilities, or improving upon their existing spaces, retailers are constantly seeking the latest and greatest floor finishes to complement the newest trends and set themselves apart from the competition.
When a team of designers and architects set out to find a new finish or décor option for a high traffic, highly visible and image conscious customer like Starbucks, looks alone won't do.
Floors subject to thousands of pedestrians, shuffling feet, and spills must stand up to the challenge. They must be easy to maintain as well as be safe, and repairable.
When designing an artistic and creative environment of an industry leading coffee chain, all of your senses are indulged and every detail has been orchestrated to charm and delight. This has been possible with the use of beautiful stained concrete floors.
When choosing a floor finish for the next big name retailer, consider this: well-known architects and designers have spent a lot of time and money and have ultimately chosen stained concrete for the finish. Even though the system is popular and can be found all around, each and every stained concrete floor is unique in its own way and the ever-expanding possibilities are keeping the ideas fresh and innovative.
Industry professionals have many finish techniques, ideas, and new concepts that will be certain to have your stained concrete design and finish stand out from the rest.