What is a Concrete Coating?
A concrete coating often referred to as a concrete sealer is a layer of substance applied to your concrete surface where a bond is created. The concrete coating creates a protective barrier between outside elements such as abrasions, chemicals, impact, liquids, thermal changes and weather elements. The great thing about concrete coatings is there are options when it comes to choosing the right coating for your concrete surface. These options include epoxy and other surface overlays.
Are Concrete Coatings Decorative?
Another great thing about concrete coatings is that they not only can be used for decorative purposes but also to completely transform the look of your surface. Choose from looks such as wood, pebble, a variety of natural stone options as well as tile & brick. You also have the ability to choose colors and different textures. Change the look and feel of a magnitude of concrete surfaces such as driveways, patios, pool areas, walkways, garages, and stairways to name a few.
What Are Some Of The Benefits Of Concrete Coatings?
Concrete coatings actually come with a number of benefits. Raw concrete ages over time causing discoloration, cracks and a worn look. Raw concrete is also very porous and can be very difficult to keep clean, especially over time. Concrete coatings allow you to not only update and polish the look of your existing concrete they also offer a protective barrier and are easily cleaned and maintained. And the icing on the cake…they can add overall value to your home.
How Long Does A Concrete Coating Application Take?
Most concrete coatings can be done in 1-2 days. However, it all depends on the concrete surface being coated and the size of the area. You can always give us a call or fill out one of our quote forms to receive a broad estimate.
Can I Apply A Concrete Coating Myself?
It is highly recommended that you seek the services of a trained concrete surface professional. Applying a concrete coating requires precise skill, knowledge, and experience. Should a concrete coating be applied wrong or in ill form, it can be quite costly to fix and re-apply. It is also important that you use quality products, materials, and tools when applying a concrete coating to any surface no matter how big or small. Save yourself a headache and unnecessary costs and let the professionals at NLKD Concrete Coatings share our knowledge, attention to detail and concrete expertise, to bring you the best concrete coatings available.