There are a couple of important factors in polished concrete floors lifespan: installation, age, and long-term maintenance. If a polished concrete floor is poorly installed then the lifespan can be cut short because there are important inspections, procedures, and repairs that must take place prior to concrete polishing. If important steps are missed, then your polished concrete floors will not be equipped with proper protection to last for the two or more decades that they should. Your concretes age when it is first polished will also play a key role in how long the floor lasts after being polished. Finally, even though a polished concrete floor does not require backbreaking or constant maintenance, everything requires some care if we want it to last. There are simple yet important maintenance tips that should be adhered to for a long span.