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  1. Hi, We're planning a self build with an insulated EPS foundation and UFH on top, in the floor slab. Does anyone know if we can polish this floor slab up to make a polished concrete floor? and does this work out cheaper than say, tiling the floor, as we're not doubling up on materials? Thanks Lauren
  2. Hi, We're lining up our floors to be polished closer to the end of November in-which the area is approx 220m2. I know it's a variable quotation, as you could have more than one person polishing and a different area to me but what I was wondering how long did it take for your floors to be polished, how many polishers and your area? Just trying to get an idea to help make better judgements on lining up work before and after the polishing. Thanks, Joe
  3. Hi, I was hoping to get feedback from members who have polished concrete flooring at 75mm (or close to depth) above underfloor heating. I want to maximise my sub floor insulation thus dropping from 100mm recommended by my contractor to 75mm (I have another post getting insulation advice and was hoping here to gain advice from members who maybe have a 75mm slab or close too) I am getting ready for the conversation tomorrow morning with the potential concrete provider and our contractor and was hoping to get advice from others who have polished a 75mm slab on the their experience regarding pros and cons. Many thanks, Joe
  4. Hi all and a very merry Christmas - I hope you are all enjoying some time off. I was hoping to gain some advice/feedback on ground floor insulation over our ground sub floor. We are hoping to go with a polished concrete floor which our architect noted the minimum depth would be 75mm, leaving 150mm of insulation to work with (total 225mm to work with)... Our contractor advises 100mm for the concrete to be polished above the UFH (I am waiting until the concrete company and the floor polishing company opens to chat to them directly also in the new year). This would only leave us with 125mm of board insulation which from reading the forum and any reading I have done I am seeing a 150mm as the recommended depth of insulation - I am keen to get this right and to limit heat loss through the ground. The aim was to achieve a u-value of 0.13 or better (figure from architect); our initial plan was to have liquid poured insulation but that has changed as we don't have the depths available to achieve the u-value with this method along with the polished concrete floors we would like. I was hoping someone could advise on the insulation/concrete combination or steer me in the right direction as I would be very grateful. Many thanks, Joe
  5. We’re going to be building a one room ground floor extension and looking for recommendations for a concrete polished floor contractor. We are based in Dorset. I’ve tried a place in Exeter, but it’s too small for them. It’s 6 x 4.2. Thanks
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