Carrie Brown

Carrie Brown works with XL North as a marketing consultant. With experience in copywriting, graphic design, and web development, Carrie uses her skill set to create and implement effective marketing strategies and campaigns for clients.

Concrete Surfacesmaintenance

Polished concrete has undisputed appeal. One of its advantages is lower maintenance costs than similarly specified hard surface flooring. Over time, however, the selling point of lower maintenance has been exaggerated to “no maintenance”, and it has created confusion and frustration for end users and maintenance service providers alike.

The featured article in The Flooring Contractor’s Fall 2019 publication, written by Ardex’s Craig Morris and XL North’s Bill Luallen, shines some light on the myth of “no maintenance” polished concrete. Craig and Bill explain full polish and grind & seal procedures for concrete, and define the six necessary components of any hard surface flooring maintenance program.

Read the article!

You can find the article “Maintaining Polished Concrete” online in The Flooring Contractor’s digital edition or download a PDF version here – no form submission required.