Frequently Asked Questions about Decorative Concrete
What is decorative concrete?
Decorative concrete is a specialized process in which trained tradesmen pour specially mixed, colored concrete while treating it with molds and/or tools that give the concrete a textured look. That look can resemble anything from pavers to slate to cobblestone and aggregate. The advantages of this process are as follows: concrete has exceptional strength and weather resistance, concrete can conform to any shape, and concrete can outlast traditional materials.
What does decorative concrete cost?
Decorative concrete is a very affordable alternative compared to brick, pavers, stone or slate. For slightly more than regular concrete, the beauty and advantages of decorative concrete can be experienced. Coupled with the advantages of concrete over other materials, the value is well worth the investment.
Is decorative concerete hard to maintain?
After our trained installers leave the site, your concrete is virtually maintence free! A simple sweeping and washing occasionally is all that is needed to keep it looking beautiful. To maintain its original luster, year after year, it is recommended that the concrete be coated with protective sealer every 3 to 4 years. Click here if you'd like us to perform this service for you.
Where can decorative concrete be used?
Decorative concrete can be in place of any decking, concrete or masonary product inside or out! Driveways, pool decks, patios, gazebos, garages, basements and even stairs can be improved by using decorative concrete.