Concrete is one of the most durable mixtures out there, so one may wonder why maintenance is important if it’s such a tough surface. As with any other surface around your home, maintaining concrete properly will extend the lifetime and reduce the severity of cracks and unevenness.
The goal for concrete is to have a nice clean look, avoiding oil stained and griminess. In addition to standard concrete, most contractors offer decorative concrete, which can look the same after years of use as it did when it was brand new.
As the spring is beginning to hit the KC area, you may be itching to replace that pool slab, driveway concrete, porch/patio concrete, or expand onto an existing area. Now is the time, but take the opportunity to learn how to properly maintain concrete and increase the longevity of the surface. If you do, it will last longer and save you money on repairs. If the surface is not properly maintained it will be a costly nuisance and take away from your home’s appeal and value. Let’s check out some easy ways on How to Properly Maintain Concrete so we can ensure your surface looks as good as it did on Day #1.
There are some obvious and easy ways to maintain your concrete, so take the extra time to add that to your ‘spring cleaning’ list to ensure it gets done. Should you have any questions or need a free assessment on your current concrete situation (replacing, or adding to), let us know!