Terrazzo is also another surface. It is a composite material, which is poured into place or precasted in plants. This of which is used widely for floor and wall structures. Terrazzo consists of chips of marble, quartz, granite, glass, or other suitable material, and is poured with a cementitious binder, polymeric, or a combination of both.
Terrazzo is partially considered natural material due its incorporation with raw materials of natural stone.
Its behavior in terms of wear and tear degree is almost identical to marble. especially when it comes to floor surfaces.
However, we see more terrazzo surfaces covered with coating and waxing materials than marble. This is because of its large scale of existence in commercial buildings such as airports, hospitals and educational facilities.
Terrazzo is also known as the most expensive floor system that exists. Recognizing it's TRUE value takes place on a daily basis for terrazzo enthusiasts.
Over time, we see more willingness of uncovering and exposing terrazzo surfaces to its potential of becoming a timeless floor system.
As Chicago Marble Polishers, professional terrazzo restoration experts, we make sure we take the right approach to educate clients. We focus on helping clients understand a proper methodology of treatment steps and setting matching expectations with final results. Resulting in well refinished terrazzo.