UNDERSTANDING MICROCEMENT

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We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help you navigate the world of microcement with ease. Whether you’re an architect, designer, builder, or homeowner, our goal is to provide you with all the information you need to understand microcement’s versatility, application, and benefits.

From technical specifications to design possibilities, we’ve covered a broad spectrum of queries to ensure your project achieves the perfect finish. If you have any questions that haven’t been addressed, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us for personalised advice and solutions.

What is Microcement?

Microcement is a versatile coating that can be applied to both indoor and outdoor surfaces, including walls, floors, kitchens, countertops, bathrooms, stores, terraces, and pools. It offers a range of finishes and colors, providing architectural solutions for various project requirements.

Is Microcement certified and safe for health?

Yes, Cemher Microcement is CE certified and has undergone tests to ensure it does not release harmful substances into the air post-application, making it safe for both adults and children.

How resistant is Microcement to foot traffic and impact?

Microcement exhibits high resistance to various stresses, surpassing the resistance of traditional wood flooring. It is suitable for high traffic areas, commercial spaces, and also for use in wet environments like swimming pools.

Can Microcement surfaces be scratched?

While all surfaces can be scratched under stress with sharp objects, microcement surfaces are designed with finishes that minimize the visibility of scratches. Maintenance tips are available for keeping the surface in perfect condition over time.

What colours and finishes are available?

Cemher offers microcement in a wide variety of colors and finishes, including matte, satin, and gloss, allowing for many color combinations and custom effects like polished, silky, cloudy, and acid dye.

How long does it take to apply Microcement?

The application process for a 100m2 surface typically takes about a week, depending on the complexity and type of installation.

Will the color and appearance of Microcement change over time?

The colors used in Cemher Microcement are highly resistant to UV rays, and the protective treatments do not yellow. Slight fading may occur with constant exposure to sunlight, which is considered normal for any material.

How does Microcement compare to other surfaces like ceramic or wood?

Microcement offers similar specifications to high-end wood flooring in terms of strength but provides a unique aesthetic not comparable to traditional ceramics. However, Cemher’s MicroRock variant can be compared to ceramic surfaces for its enhanced properties.

What is the process for applying Microcement?

The application involves several steps: preparing the surface, applying a base coat, choosing and applying the finish and color, and finally applying a primer and sealer to achieve the desired appearance and durability

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