Wondering which concrete finish you should choose?
Concrete is one of the most versatile and durable materials on earth, which is why Everlast Services loves it so much. In fact, we’ve spent a considerable amount of time and effort becoming experts on it.
However, often concrete’s aesthetic potential is underestimate. People decide against it, thinking that it is plain and boring. But this couldn’t be further from the truth.
There are many different types of concrete finishes that can complement the aesthetic of any home while also possessing the general benefits of concrete. Whether it’s for a driveway, a garage or garden path, here’s how to choose the right concrete finish for your home.
People may think of plain concrete as boring and dull, but its practicality is unrivalled. Whatever your concreting needs may be, plain concrete will provide the functionality you need and will last you for practically forever. One of the biggest benefits of plain concrete is that it won’t suffer cosmetic damage no matter how much wear and tear it suffers. This is why plain concrete is perfect for industrial warehouses of even driveways and garages that are home to large, heavy cars.
Depending on where it’s placed, plain concrete doesn’t necessarily have to be plain. For example, using it as a path in your luscious garden can be a way of breaking it up and providing another level of interest and texture.
Slate Impression Concrete
Slate impression concrete, which is made by blending the texture and designs of slate with the strength and durability of concrete, is the perfect way to add a dash of elegance and luxury to any home. Plus, slate impression concrete is very affordable. This means that, no matter your budget, you can still experience the high-end look and feel of slate concrete.
Slate impression concrete is also available in a wide array of patterns. This means that it can be poured to accentuate any home, no matter what your style.
If colour coordination is important to the aesthetic of your home, coloured concrete is the perfect option for you. Just like plain concrete, coloured concrete is durable and low-maintenance. However, it’s more versatile. It’s available in an endless variety of colours to complement your home or garden. Whether you’re after earthy browns and reds, or a dramatic finish of stark black or white, our coloured concrete can be perfectly coordinated to suit your style.
Stamped concrete, also known as textured or imprinted concrete, is able to replicate the look of stone, slate, bricks, tile and even wood while maintaining the durability and practicality of concrete. The versatility of stamped concrete means that it is suitable for any home or function. But, unlike the materials that stamped concrete is designed to imitate, you don’t have to deal with perpetual maintenance or deterioration.
Stencil concrete has all the practicality, durability and ease of plain concrete but with a more striking finish. A variety of looks can be achieved with stencil concrete, including brick, bluestone, flagstone, cobblestone, star compass, and slate. Everlast Services can even help to create and achieve custom designs. We can deliver a unique look especially designed to suit your personal style.
Exposed Aggregate Concrete
For a unique and spectacular visual element to any home, exposed aggregate concrete is perfect for practically every scenario. Its non-slip properties means you don’t have to worry about it becoming dangerous when wet, which is why it’s also a popular material for pool areas.
With an enormous variety of colours and finishes available, exposed aggregate concrete complement or contrasts with any home. It’s true versatility provides function, without compromising style.
If you need help choosing the right kind of concrete for your home, just give Everlast Services a call. We love concrete and know practically everything there is to know about it. That means we can give you tailored advice to help you make the right decision.
Alternatively, if you already know which kind of concrete you want for your home, we can help make your dreams a reality. We’re concrete experts and can ensure that your concrete is poured perfectly. A perfect pour helps your concrete retain its aesthetic value, and increases its durability and longevity. Give us a call today for a free measure and quote.