The concrete completed the 16,000 square feet of concrete flooring, including pump, place and finish, at the lodge at Bottega retreat lodge.

The overall finish of the concrete was to achieve a cream polish finish of the natural concrete, and a feature great room with an acid stain application.The creamed concrete with its light color tones enhances natural light reflections. The beauty of the polished concrete floor is its added spectrum of design options, durability and ease of maintenance.

Commencing with proper concrete finishing, the polished floor is more cost-effective and efficient, with lower maintenance costs. Average cost per square foot is comparable to wood or wood laminate and less expensive that ceramic tile.

Benefits include:

More resistance to high foot traffic;
Less maintenance and longer service life;
Resistance to moisture transmission;
High light reflectivity
Sustainable flooring alternative
Can radiate heat and store solar energy;
Can harbor mold, mildew, dust mites, and other allergens

In the steel trowel application the concrete was finished by a team of professionals. We were able to create an enhanced characteristic in the concrete for the polished cream concrete finish to create a durable and architecturally pleasing floor.