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Skipping Grits to Polish Concrete

Diamond Pads to Polish Concrete

Question: Can I skip grits when I polishing concrete? Answer: It is not advised to “skip” grits. You are not removing the last profile you put into the floor with the diamond pad. Grits steps should not be more than double the last grits value. For instance, if you are using a 50 grit, your […]

What Product Removes Concrete Floor Scratches?

concrete floor products to remove floor scratches

Question: What product can I use to remove concrete floor scratches and leave my floors with a shine finish? Answer: Our DNA cleaner helps to clean the floor. You may combine this cleaner with our Diamond Satellite pads for a deep cleaning while also helping with scratches and sheen maintenance over time. Secondly, if your […]

How Do You Know You’ve Used Enough of a diamond pad grit when polishing concrete floors?

Satellite Pads for concrete floors

Question: How do you know when you have done enough work on each grit when polishing with the satellite pads Answer: You want to make sure and run the pads slow with water so each grit is processing the floor to its maximum ability. This is typically a visual aspect that our customers pick up […]

When Do You Densify when Polishing Concrete?

Polishing Concrete Floors

Question: When do you densify when polishing concrete? Answer: While polishing concrete, you want to densify after your 200 grit and before 400 grit typically, although we have customers that densify after 400 grit. If the floor is ‘soft’, you may even want to add an additional densification step earlier in the process to harden […]