Out of all the flooring choices available out there, concrete is arguably the most durable. Concrete floors can withstand all manner of abuse and doesn’t wear in appearance for decades. Even though these floors are the toughest, they aren’t exempt from the laws of physics, meaning that they will break over time but just not anytime soon after you get them made.
In certain areas with a lot of floor traffic, the damage might become apparent faster than other places with lesser traffic but once the damage becomes visible, it gets worse over the years. If your concrete floor is starting to become visibly damaged at any level, it’s a good idea to get in touch with Looks Great Concrete Resurfacing Melbourne before the damage can get to a point where you basically need a new floor, which can be very expensive.
Concrete is made of granular aggregate material mixed with water and cement, making it very sturdy. However, concrete surfaces are still porous and can become damaged or weaker because of moisture and water over the years. Once a concrete surface has had enough water damage, it begins to separate and sink. Concrete may even get damaged from temperature changes that can cause cracks to form; we’ve all learned about it in our high school science classes.
Other things that can break concrete over time include heavy objects such as vehicles in concrete drive ways and certain abrasive materials that cause the concrete to break down because of the chemical reactions that the chlorides and sulfates cause. At any rate, concrete will break down over time and when this happens, you need to get it resurfaced by a good contractor so that it can stay strong for more years to come.