Discover the perks of a clean, visually appealing plain concrete driveway, patio or surface with Concept Concrete!
Looking for an inexpensive way to rejuvenate your driveway or outdoor area? Plain concrete is the durable, cost-effective and ideal solution for your home. Incredibly strong under compression, plain concrete is perfect for footpaths, walkways, outdoor areas and driveways. Easy to install and with a stipple finish to create a slightly textured finish, more and more Melbourne homeowners are discovering the advantages of plain concrete – will you be next?
Don’t let the term ‘plain’ fool you. Plain concrete doesn’t come with any additives (like coloured concrete) or designs (like textured concrete) but the simple, clean finish is highly suited for a range of residential and commercial settings. Offering an eye-catching finish and the ability to suit practically any outdoor space, plain concrete has a range of applications including:
Concept Concrete Tip: Plain concrete is a flexible choice that can be customised down the line. Whether you’re adding a non-slip coating, spraying on concrete patterns or adding eye-catching stencilling, a “plain” concrete surface isn’t just economical and strong, it can be customised to suit any Melbourne home or business too.
How Much Does Plain Concrete Cost?
The cost of plain concrete will vary depending on the size of your project, the amount of ground preparation required, any necessary drainage requirements and the accessibility of your site. A relatively affordable material compared to many other building materials, the average price of plain concrete falls between $60 to $85 per m2.
At Concept Concrete, we understand the importance of providing a reliable and long-lasting surface that suits your budget. As a family-owned business we’re committed to hassle-free projects and fast-turnarounds, so reach out and request your own obligation-free quote to see why so many Melburnians turn to us to get the most out of their concreting projects.
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Multi-purpose (can be used in driveways, flooring, pathways and pavers)
Is Plain Concrete Suitable For a Driveway?
Absolutely. Plain concrete driveways are affordable, durable and ideal for driveways. Having built countless driveways throughout Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, we’ve seen clients opt for plain surfaces that later were refreshed with stencils, colours, stealing and stamping.
As the owner of a plain concrete driveway, you’ll enjoy the following benefits:
Durability: The Melbourne weather has the potential to shorten the lifespan of your concrete surfaces. With a professionally-installed plain concrete surface supported by expansion joint installations and sealant can protect against cracks and expansion damage.
Slip-Resistance: Anti-slip coatings can be added to your driveway to ensure you, your family and anyone who uses the driveway is safe in rain, hail or shine.
Cost-Savings: When installed by local Melbourne experts your concrete driveway won’t crack, flake or break. As a cost-effective investment, you may only need your driveway done once in the entire lifetime you own your home.
Flexibility: Concrete is easy to shape and mould so whether you’re dealing with a steeped block of land or an intricate courtyard, you can feel confident in the look and strength of your surface.
Dual Purpose: Unlike pavers or natural stone which can provide an unstable footing, your concrete driveway offers stability whether you’re parking the family car or clearing out the space for outdoor entertaining.
Plain concrete driveways typically last for 25 to 50 years depending on how well they’ve been installed and maintained. A low-maintenance surface, you can protect your driveway with a little regular maintenance from swapping away debris to pressure washing tough dirt, grime and muck from the surface. With the right base and proper reinforcement, your driveway can handle the toughest vehicle traffic for years – and decades – to come.
Do I Need a Professional to Install Plain Concrete?
This question has a couple of answers. First, you may need a licence before starting any residential building work, including installing concrete. Secondly, though it’s often possible to start a DIY concreting project, there are plenty of advantages that come with trusting your job to the pros.
When installed by professional concreters, your concrete will be incredibly strong under compression. As plain concrete is a mixture of cement, aggregate, and water, you’ll need the experience and skill to get the ratio right and avoid any structural weaknesses. Between using the wrong amount of water, failing to use proper reinforcement, or pouring too thin, it’s easy to make an unwanted (and expensive) mistake.
Once mixed, plain concrete needs to be poured in place and smoothed out for the uniform, grey concrete that you’ve seen, walked on and admired countless times before. By trusting your project to the experts at Concept Concrete, you can sit back and enjoy a surface that’s strong, durable, and resilient.
Trust Concept Concrete for Versatile and Affordable Plain Concrete Services
At Concept Concept, we’re passionate about providing Melbourne homeowners with a professionally done concrete project from start to finish. From small to medium and large projects, rest assured that you can rely on our trained and skilled team to deliver a lasting concrete surface with minimal disruption.
With a commitment to 100% customer satisfaction, our team will come to your house in complete uniform, looking presentable and professional with an iPad, equipment, and a vehicle with the latest in concreting technology. We treat every project like we were working on our own homes, so put our professionalism to the test by requesting a 100% obligation-free quote today.
If you are looking for concrete experts you can trust – call us today on 1300 366 343.
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