Are the concrete surfaces on your property looking old, worn, or dirty? If you have concrete surfaces that need to be refreshed indoors or outdoors, the appearance of dull concrete will detract from the overall aesthetics and irritate homeowners. Many people will either tear out the concrete or get it fully redone from the ground up, or they will purchase a concrete mix and attempt to pour it over the old surface. The first choice, starting from scratch, is not a bad one, but it is unnecessary. The second alternative, which is to pour fresh concrete on top of existing concrete, is terrible. Since concrete lacks bonding agents and will not bind to the surface underneath it, this does not work as well as you would think. This causes the house to crumble, giving the homeowner an even bigger headache. This is where resurfacing concrete comes in. What does it mean to resurface concrete? Simply put, it's a thin cement-based overlay poured over existing concrete with special bonding agents. Here's a short reference guide to all the advantages of concrete resurfacing.
Do you want a marble floor but don't want to spend the high cost of natural marble? Or maybe you have a preference for sandstone, brick, granite, or a particular color? Concrete resurfacing has the advantage of being able to be tinted with unique colorants or stamped with patterns or finishes. This helps you personalize your concrete floors and achieve the style and ambiance you need without paying the high cost of the materials. Concrete resurfacing helps you tint the floor with various colors, patterns, and moldings for more aesthetically pleasing results without paying a high price for it.
Self-leveling resurfacing products eliminate the need for a significant amount of work to achieve a smooth and level surface. The most important thing is to ensure that the resurfacing product is evenly distributed over the entire surface. Instead of wasting time and money attempting to patch broken concrete or digging off an old surface and re-pouring it, consider concrete resurfacing, which improves the look and removes any previous imperfections or cracks. Concrete resurfacing takes very little time except in your case, where you must choose from a wide range of attractive designs. If the colors and design are chosen, there isn't much left to do except spread the paint uniformly over the entire surface.
Concrete resurfacing products are extremely tough, and some are also stain-resistant. Triad's heavy-duty epoxy-based systems improve the resurfaced floor's look while also increasing resiliency to stains, tire marks, and hiding minor flaws. One of the most appealing facets of concrete resurfacing is that your new surface can outlast the old one.
Resurfacing is very cost-effective as compared to other options for repairing worn-out and broken concrete. Compared to breaking out and rebuilding old concrete, the average cost can be up to three times lower. You save money on materials and labor while maintaining the appearance of a brand-new surface. Concrete resurfacing can also be used to fix and conceal the damage, giving you more bang for your buck. Concrete resurfacing saves time, money and leaves the surface looking brand new, whether you need a garage floor, basement floor, patio, deck, or pool coated.
The advantages of concrete resurfacing go well beyond just improving a floor's appearance. It becomes a home investment because it repairs cracked, warped, and worn-out floors to make them look brand new while also adding a personalized design element, increasing the home's value. Concrete resurfacing is often sealed, which extends the surface's life by protecting it from daily wear and tear. You can also use non-slip coatings to make your new floor comfortable to walk on, no matter how wet it is.
If you're thinking about fixing or repairing your concrete floors, don't make any final decisions until you've thoroughly investigated all of your choices. Perhaps tearing up your old concrete is the best choice, but concrete resurfacing will most likely be able to fix and fully renovate your surfaces more quickly and at a lower cost. Triad provides a range of colors and concrete coatings to choose from for your resurfacing needs, as well as waterproofing for a dehydrated and warm home. For a free estimate, please contact us.