Home Services Guidelines and Best Practices

Concrete Polishing

Concrete Polishing guidelines, FAQs and unit pricing information

January 2014

Are you looking for independent, trustworthy advice about Concrete Polishing? Do you need to understand common installation options? If your project calls for Concrete Polishing work, the following guidelines and best practices will help you understand: Is a subcontractor really necessary for Concrete Polishing work? Will a permit be required? What are common problem areas? How much will Concrete Polishing labor cost? What are the important Concrete Polishing quality checks that should be included in the work requirements?

Concrete Polishing - Frequently Asked Questions

What is a fair price for Concrete Polishing?Costs vary with project size, job quality and time of year. For typical Concrete Polishing expect to pay between $0.64 to $1.13 per square foot. Additional fees are typically charged for small projects or rush jobs.
Is a permit needed for Concrete Polishing work?Design approval and permits from your local building authority are usually not required for Concrete Polishing. If your home is subject to homeowner association covenants, you should verify that the Concrete Polishing complies with association guidelines.
Is it worth using a professional to perform Concrete Polishing work?The appearance, functionality and useful life of the polished concrete may be compromised by poor installation. Hire the service provider carefully and tie payment milestones to appropriate quality checks (use the list below).
Is Concrete Polishing something that I can do myself?This is not a project recommended for the do it yourselfer. A successful Concrete Polishing requires the work of skilled trade contractors as well as special materials, tools, fabrication and installation techniques. Do it yourself mistakes may be expensive to remedy and will likely reduce the marketability and value of your home.
How many days are typically required to complete the Concrete Polishing work?This work can be completed in 1 to 2 days.

Concrete Polishing - Options, Quality Checks and Important Details

Use the list below to document your expectations for level of detail and finish quality for Concrete Polishing. Make sure that relevant information is included in any written contracts or work orders on your project. Before any Concrete Polishing work begins, review the checklist with the service provider. Tie payments to satisfactory completion of this checklist.

Concrete Polishing - Work Milestones and Project Reminders

The following list summarizes work tasks commonly performed during Concrete Polishing. These tasks help ensure proper completion of the polished concrete work and compliance with common manufacturer and vendor warranty requirements. Make sure that either you or your service provider takes responsibility for each of these tasks. All service provider task responsiblities should be clearly called out in the written contract or work orders.



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