Black on Black - Burnished Concrete
The challenge, create an even sheen without removing the burnished layer of concrete
Project Location: Cottesloe, Western Australia
Contractor: DS Grinding, Clarkson, Western Australia
Architect/ Designer: 645 square metres
Amount of polished concrete: 1,730 square feet
The Project Scope
A black, raw/natural polished concrete look with a uniform, mechanically polished finish.
To achieve a uniform colour, project design focussed on achieving larger pour areas, creating an even burnish throughout a tight, multi-storey construction area
How it came together?
Custom home builder, Weststyle, approached DS Grinding with a request for a special job. The brief specified a black burnished concrete with a mechanical polish and uniform raw/natural look on completion.
The Award Winning team at DS Grinding rose to the challenge and created a custom black concrete mix for the job. The team poured and burnished the custom mix before mechanical polishing to an even sheen. We used a range of polishing pads to ensure the burnished concrete finish was not compromised. To minimise pattern-scratching, the process was undertaken in a wet state.
DS Grinding and Weststyle collaborated with Lithofin Australia for the final stages. Lithofin created a unique mixture of CCS oxide and their proprietary Stainstop product. The mixture was manually applied to treat colour variations. Any such areas were blended to retain the natural burnished concrete look and uniform colour.
The result was a stunning finish that exceeded the client’s brief. Please have a look at the gallery to view the completed job and see the results for yourself.
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Why is DS Grinding Perth’s Best Concrete Polishers
We at DS Grinding have over 12 years experience across hundreds of residential and commercial projects. We are committed to providing our clients with exceptional concrete polishing services. Our quality and attention to detail have earned us several industry awards.
The team at DS Grinding are fully trained and qualified concrete polishing specialists. The people you deal with are all part of our team – we do not use sub-contractors. Our experts keep up with current industry standards and practices, using the latest equipment and techniques. We are courteous, professional and on time. The team is flexible and work according to your schedule.
Our polishing specialists are pleased to provide you with professional service and advice to create beautiful polished concrete solutions. We look forward to discussing the requirements of your special project with you. No job is too big or too small for our team and unique or custom jobs are our specialty.
Please have a look at the gallery to view some of our quality work.