Concrete Patios & Pool Decks
Patios are a great addition to any outdoor space. These deck-like structures give a comfortable place where you and your family and friends can relax. But, because patios are almost always exposed to the elements, they need to be built in a way that ensures their longevity. In the same way, if you are lucky enough to have a pool in your backyard, building a pool deck that can withstand well weather conditions ands heavy use is paramount to crating a nice pool atmosphere.
If your are looking to build a patio space at your home, concrete is an incredibly viable option for you. While, traditionally, patios are often made of wood, wood will eventually rot and age and need to be replaced. Because patios are always exposed to moisture and sunlight, wood will fail over time, no matter how much care you take of it. Concrete, on the other hand, is a substance that is made to deal with all weather conditions and constant exposure to sunlight. Concrete should always be a first choice for any outdoor space, patios included.
Concrete Patio Benefits
Concrete has several benefits that other material types do not have. Where wood is definitely strong and looks beautiful, it will certainly degrade and age over time. Concrete, however, can withstand almost anything that is thrown at it. Concrete holds up well in all weather conditions. Concrete also deals with sun very well, only becoming discolored (which is an easy fix) when exposed to constant sunlight. In addition to this, concrete is easy to repair and can be patched quickly and efficiently. This actually makes concrete a more cost effective option than wood, in the long run. If you need a concrete patio poured, let us know!
Concrete Pool Deck
If you are lucky enough to have a pool in your backyard than you, no doubt, want some kind of surround that will, not only look nice, but also present an effective solution for foot traffic. Concrete pool decking is a great choice for a number of reasons. This type of pool deck is cost effective and can be poured in nearly any configuration you want. Concrete is great at withstanding water and splashing and will do a fantastic job of draining water either back in to your pool or in to your properly installed drainage system.
Concrete Pool Deck Benefits
Concrete has several benefits over other type of pool decking systems. One of the biggest benefits of concrete pool deck is that it has very good temperature control. Concrete pool deck does a good job of staying cool, even in intense heat; which makes walking on it comfortable. Concrete is also very resistant to foot traffic and will hold up well, with continued use, for years. Concrete also does a fantastic job at resisting water so splashing and spilling from the pool, will not harm your deck. Concrete can also be custom poured in to any shaped or design, giving your pool a unique look.