So Is It Possible To Polish A Concrete Staircase?
Yes, Regarding the steps, anything that is not able to be reached with floor machinery is done solely by hand tooling. While it is possible to Polish stairs, this is highly physical work, and production rates are lower due to the amount of stopping and starting that is required.
As a result, the process for Polishing steps is based on a different pricing structure to cover the extensive labour component, meaning it can be extremely expensive. Whether or not we can polish your stairs also depends a lot on how well the steps have been formed.
If you want to have your stairs Polished and the budget is not an issue, we’re always happy to chat with your builder or concreter. Before your stairs are poured, please reach out to us and get a quote so you’ll know how much it will cost, and then we would be happy to get in touch with your builder.
Polished Concrete Stairs are an impressive architectural feature. They provide a focus for rooms and add to the modern aesthetic concrete creates. They are an investment of time and money, though, and should be added to architectural plans at a very early stage.
While it is possible to Polish Concrete Stairs, this is highly physical work, and production rates are lower due to the amount of stopping and starting that is required.
While Polished Concrete Floors are becoming more and more popular, Polish Concrete Stairs are less often seen. Properly installed and Polished, a concrete staircase can transform the look of a building. Split-level spaces can be made to look great by connecting the Polished Concrete Floor to the upper level in a seamless way.
To install a concrete staircase formwork is created to pour the concrete into. Once the concrete has begun to harden, the surfaces are hand trowelled. This continues the surface appearance seen on the floor. After a period of curing time, the stairs can be polished at the same time as the floor.
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