What types of concrete surfaces can be used for my driveways, pool areas and more?
At Canberra Concreting we offer a range of different concrete surfaces to suit the appearance of your home or business. We aim to match the aesthetic of your building and provide an excellent finish. Our products are built to last, affordable and provide maximum style to suit your home or business.
Polished concrete Canberra
Polished concrete is fast becoming a popular choice for people looking to build or renovate. What was once only used outside of the home is now being used more frequently for inside flooring. Warehouse living style has become extremely popular which has introduced the new trend of indoor polished concrete. Gaining the result of polished concrete involves laying the concrete and allowing it to cure, then using a polishing machine to create a shiny surface on top of the concrete.
Exposed aggregate concrete
Exposed aggregate is a great design choice which implements aesthetics, durability and functionality. Exposed aggregate is a concreting option which is being considered by many for various areas surrounding their properties such as driveways, pool areas, stairs, patio areas and more. Aggregate concrete is a mix of high quality concrete and coloured stones and pebbles. The concrete and pebble mix is then poured and semi-set before washing a layer of the concrete away from the surface. The surface is then glazed to set the aggregate and create a shining surface.
Cut concrete solutions
The goal of cut concrete is to make it look like there has been large pavers laid. We pour concrete and let it semi-cure before we hand cut it into squares, rectangles or diamonds in order to give the appearance that each shape has been laid individually. Cut concrete is a great way to show texture and give the illusion that individual concrete pavers have been laid. Cut concrete is significantly cheaper than individual pavers as it removes a great deal of labour involved in the process.
Plain concrete isn't always the most aesthetic option for the job especially for driveways and pool areas. Alongside the fantastic options of polished, aggregate and cut concrete we also supply and install coloured concrete. Coloured concrete is created by mixing natural earthy tones into the mixture to produce the desired colour. We have a huge range of colours to suit every one and every job. our clients can select a colour based on the colour of their home or building or our experienced team can recommend colours based on our prior experience.
Although it is called 'regular concrete' there are some features which make it far less regular. Concrete is an incredible building material. It can be used to build anything from standard homes to stadiums. It is durable and reliable and you can be sure that it will last the distance. We generally use regular concrete for slab work and foundation work, however we can also use it for flooring and driveways.
We've got a concreting solution to suit everyone. Give us a call to find out more about the products and services that we can offer today.