Ideally, your driveway should last you a lifetime. However, Colorado weather can be tough on concrete. Some of these weather conditions can shorten your driveways lifespan causing unsightly cracking, scaling or discoloration. Stone and Concrete Inc is here to help you save your driveway. Just because your driveway has experienced regular wear and tear doesn’t mean you should rip it out and replace it. If your concrete is structurally sound, you can repair the damages, and save yourself some money.
To find out more about repairing your driveway and what types of solutions we offer, read below.
If your driveway is experiencing cracking, scaling or spalling, the best solution for you is a concrete overlay. The resurfacing overlay with not only cover up the existing cracks, it can give your driveway a whole new look. With an overlay, you can choose from a variety of pattern options and colors.
For concrete with minor cracking and discoloration, you can disguise the flaws by creating a pattern or engraving over the concretes surface. Depending on the pattern you chose, you can completely cover up any of the damage or discoloration that is showing. To do this, the concrete is first stained then a special machine is used to create a pattern on the surface. This can be a great way to upgrade your curb appeal, and get a fresh start with your driveway at an affordable price.
Discoloration of concrete driveways is caused by a number of factors. Things like watering, sun exposure, grease and oil from your car, and seasonal changes all contribute to the breakdown of color in your concrete. In most cases the color in your concrete can be revived by applying a new coat of acid or water-based stain. Be sure to use a UV-resistant staining product and a good sealer. This way, you are sure to maintain your newly stained driveway for years to come.
At Stone and Concrete, our services range from concrete removal, concrete repairs, driveway staining and concrete stamping. Call Stone and Concrete today and get your driveway ready for summer.