- How long does concrete take to install?
A standard size 800 square feet driveway can be installed in 3 days. If removal of existing concrete driveway is necessary, 4 to 5 days.
- How long does concrete take to cure?
7 days = 75% and 28 days to 100% at average 18 degrees Celsius.
- How long does a concrete driveway last?
Properly maintained concrete can last 40 years plus.
Compared to asphalt you expect double the life expectancy. Concrete can also handle weight loads such as trailers, motorhomes, boats and equipment.
- Does concrete require maintenance?
Yes, we recommend cure and sealer application on new concrete installations and reseal every 3 to 5 years by a professional.
- Polished concrete?
By using large industrial grinders, we can achieve smooth concrete floors. This surface offers a modern look that is easy to clean, and hypoallergenic.
- Decorative finishes?
We offer a variety of stamped patterns to bring a more organic look to the concrete finish. Stone, Roman Slate, and wood plank are popular selections.
- Why does concrete crack?
Concrete like other material will change in volume as it dries out or changes in temperature. The reason for jointing in concrete is to control the cracking in a neat straight line by creating a weak point. Best concrete practices may still have unplanned cracking appear.
- Concrete repairs are offered and recommended to extend the service life of the concrete.
Patching is possible for sections chipped or broken away. Resurfacing can be a choice for finishes that are failing or no longer desired.
Topping are another option, but the lifespan can vary concrete toppings are difficult to repair or remove.
- Can concrete be installed in a cold weather?
It is possible to install through winter, but extra measures and cost need to be taken. Ideal concrete installation temperature is 10 to 15 Celsius.
- Are we open weekends?
Preferably not but appointments are always accepted.