Concrete Repair & New Concrete Driveway Installation
In a nut shell, concrete is a mixture of cement, water and other aggregates. Depending on the ratio of water and other materials that you put into the mix, a wide range of looks and applications can be created.
The most basic form of concrete surface is the plain concrete driveway that is ubiquitous in the Lower Mainland. However, improvements in both materials and equipment has allowed high degree of variability in the finished project.
To name a few, brushed concrete, aggregate driveway and even stamped concrete driveway are all excellent paving options for home owners. These investments are very economical and offers a significant boost to your home's exterior aesthetics.
The cost of each material includes all initial preparation works to clean up , tax excluded. The variation in pricing depends on the difficulty of the job site, for example, the leveling of the ground and environmental factors.
Plain Concrete: 9 - 15 / Sq ft
Coloured Concrete: 10 - 18 / Sq ft
Concrete Aggregate: 10-19 / Sq ft
Stamped Concrete: 13 - 24 Sq ft
It's a driveway, what's the big deal? How much did you quote me?
We hear that all the time. But as auntie always said, you get what you pay for. A driveway in the Pacific Northwest is required to withstand the freezing and thowing, the mechanical traffic and the chemical abuse. Installing using the right mixture ratio with properly placed joints is ULTIMATELY what is going to save you money.
- water to cement ratio that is below 50% for strength
- Compressive strength withstanding minimum 4000 psi
- Thickness of about 4 inches for average residential home
- Watering the subgrade before the concrete pour to prevent water migration from the new concrete
Contact us and we'll give you the numbers.