A durable and aesthetically pleasing concrete patio is a wonderful addition to a home -- providing extra space to gather with family and friends, grill out and enjoy relaxing outside. And how many of us, upon the cement being poured during installation, have taken a few moments to take a stick and write our names or initials or other comments in the wet cement of patios; thus leaving a permanent memory and mark in this durable and practical property addition from the patio paving?!
Due to this superior durability and weather-resistance, colored and decorative concrete and stamped concrete patio are the perfect choices to bring the high-end look of stone, brick or wood to the area.
Indeed, from a plethora of styles, designs and finishes at generally affordable prices to its low-maintenance nature and longevity, concrete offers multiple advantages in patio construction.
Finishing techniques from which to choose are also numerous and at various budget levels -- such as stamping patterns to emulate brick, stone and tile; scoring geometric designs; and staining in solid colors or blended patterns. Or, on the higher end, truly sophisticated design options -- such as embossing or engraving patterns and logos into concrete surfaces; or complex faux finishes to imitate a variety of natural stones, like slate to marble. The nice variety of design options make it easier to create a patio area entirely unique to your preferences.
Relatedly and for comparison, the initial cost of a typical concrete patio is far less than that of a wooden deck or paver stones. Thus, to enhance home value and to maximize return on investment (ROI), wise style choices are important to ensure a concrete patio effectively complements the rest of a property.
Moreover, the proper maintenance process of wooden decks vs concrete patios is similiar to maximize surface longevity (upt to 30 years) against damage resuting from rain, ice, heat and cold: Power washing or pressure washing, sanding or grinding until smooth are needed prior to resealing. Of note, however, is that the sealant application process is far simpler for concrete relative to wooden decks; and the latter can also suffer from rot, mold, damaged wood, loose nails and screws, etc. Overall, concrete is both easier and cheaper to maintain.
Insofar as concrete patio construction, concrete company ACCG carefully plan joints in the concrete slab before we pour it order to durability; plus, there are options -- such as steel rebar -- for reinforcing concrete in geographic locales where soil composition makes for a poor foundation or extreme weather poses a threat to concrete integrity and safety.
Our professionally poured concrete patio or other surface won’t shift over time or give way to dirt and vegetation relative to how pavers and bricks might.
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Longwood, FL-based concrete construction contractor and patio contractor, patio installer and patio builder ACCG, Inc. has proudly served residential concrete and commercial concrete customers in Orlando, Lake Buena Vista, Windermere, Doctor Phillips, Clermont and elsewhere throughout sunny central Florida service area since 2005!
Concrete is the most popular patio material in the United States, and that's no surprise. Given its wide array of decorative finishes, concrete patios attract homeowners and residential property owners who desire a durable and long-lasting outdoor surface -- combined with unlimited and flexible design potential. Relative to wood decks, pavers and natural stone, a concrete patio can be more durable and need less maintenance; as well as being easier to clean (such as sweeping or power-washing/pressure-washing a continuous slab service).
What's a concrete patio? It can be a standard gray, utilitarian and purely practical slab or a highly decorative and eye-catching focal point of a backyard and surrounding environment. By including a decorative finishing technique, like exposed aggregates or etching via acid stain, a host of design options are possible.
Longwood-based ACCG, Inc. is thrilled to be a top concrete patio contractor, cement patio installer and patio paving expert near Orlando; serving all of central Florida; and providing the following services:
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