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Polished Concrete Terrazzo Flooring

Polished Concrete Terrazzo Flooring

9/4/2006

In recent years, this type of flooring has gained popularity for its high-class elegance combined with hardwearing properties. While these floor finishes are nice and cool during the heat of summer, they can be miserably cold during the winter even in modern centrally heated environments. This phenomenon is a result of the highly polished surface actually reflecting the heat produced by the ducted systems e.g. gas, reverse cycle and also radiant ceiling heating. Owners planning to go down this path would be wise to consider heating their floor using in-slab heating cables that are relatively inexpensive to install. These systems are allergen free, noiseless and maintenance free especially in the case of the electric system, which has no moving parts.