When a concrete surface begins to show cracks and other signs of aging, decorative concrete resurfacing is often an ideal solution.
Concrete decorative resurfacing can transform a cracked or otherwise damaged old concrete patio, pool deck, driveway, sidewalk, etc., into a decorative and safe surface that looks like it was just poured.
Decorative concrete coatings come in various finishes such as stamped concrete or pebble finishes. These decorative options are not only attractive but also very durable. Many decorative coating systems can last anywhere from 15 to 20 years on average.
While decorative concrete resurfacing will likely cost more than painting your existing concrete surfaces, the benefits far outweigh the added expense: convenience (the work is done right where it needs to be), durability, and beauty.
In addition, decorative concrete coatings are environmentally friendly because they do not release volatile organic compounds (VOCs). In contrast, the solvent-based paints used to paint concrete can be hazardous both during application and after finishing.
To sum up, decorative concrete resurfacing is more durable than painting your existing concrete surfaces; decorative coatings require less maintenance than painting; decorative coatings use no harmful chemicals or volatile organic compounds (VOCs); decorative concrete finishes are available in a variety of colors and textures; decorative concrete resurfacing will increase your property value; decorative coating systems can last 15 to 20 years on average. That's a lot of pros!
On the con side, decorative concrete resurfacing will likely cost more than painting your existing concrete surfaces. However, when you consider all of the benefits - durability, attractiveness, no harmful chemicals - decorative concrete resurfacing is a wise investment for your home or business. decorative concrete coatings are also environmentally friendly.
In summary, decorative concrete resurfacing is a much better option than painting your existing concrete surfaces. Decorative coating systems can last 15 to 20 years and decorative concrete finishes offer stronger protection than paint. Plus decorative coatings use no harmful chemicals and decorative concrete resurfacing raises property value.