Category Archives: Polished Floors

Word of Mouth is Expanding Our Business Beyond the Southeast

If you travel any of the highways in the southeastern United States, you are very likely to see one (or more) of our 15 red Ford trucks. Since 1983, Blackwell’s, Inc. has provided service to industries in the southeast. We specialize in Industrial Cleaning, Concrete Polishing, Concrete Floor Coatings, Concrete Repair, and Dry Ice Blasting. Our…
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Why Not Just Use Water To Clean Polished Concrete?

It may sound like a good idea,but just using water to clean a polished concrete floor doesn't really clean it very well.  Water leaves much of the dirt on the floor, which will eventually abrade and discolor the surface. Using a polished concrete floor cleaner is important. [caption id="attachment_620" align="alignleft" width="225"] Polished concrete floor test…
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Polished Concrete for a Beautiful, Durable, No Wax Shine

[caption id="attachment_503" align="alignleft" width="300"] The combination of a solid, strong concrete floor, the right equipment, experience, and expertise, creates a beautiful, marble-like floor.[/caption] The beautiful shine of the floor alone makes polished concrete one of our most requested floors. Even old concrete floors can take on a high-gloss, almost marble-like appearance that never needs waxes…
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Why Does a Polished Concrete Floor Lose Its Shine?

Because you do nothing. That's right. The number one cause is neglect. To many people, a  concrete floor appears to be dry, solid, and impermeable. But concrete more closely resembles a very hard, almost dry sponge. All concrete starts out wet (if it wasn't wet, you couldn't pour it). It can take years to dry…
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