Good Repair Guide: Concrete floors
- BK173 (2016)
- Valid from
- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- Good repair guide
Although the many atttibutes of concrete such as compressive strength, excellent durability and versatility are well known, concrete floors are not completely immune from problems. This Good Repair Guide focuses on the restoration of the appearance of concrete floors.
Inconsistency of the original concrete mix, poor surface finishing and inadequate curing may result in a floor finish that is less than acceptable. Shrinkage cracking, staining, surface pitting and wear from vehicle or foot traffic can also be a problem.
More serious problems such as cracking as a result of expansive clays, settlement or earthquake damage requires specialist repair advice are outside the scope of this guide.