Exposed Aggregate Concrete: The Way Forward

Exposed aggregate concrete refers to when concrete is mixed with stones, pebbles and other materials. This creates a decorative look that has become vastly popular in recent years. Exposed aggregate can be used on driveways, pathways, patios, around pools.

Aside from being visually appealing, exposed aggregate concrete has a range of benefits. Here are some of our favourites:

Highly Customisable
When it comes to selecting exposed aggregate concrete, you have so many options. There are a large variety of materials that can be used for exposed aggregate including:

  • Pebbles
  • Crushed stones
  • Shells
  • Sand

Due to there being so many material options, you can easily find a design that suits you and the style of your home. The possibilities are endless.

Low Maintenance
Although decorative, exposed aggregate concrete does not require significant maintenance. Other than occasional sweeping and washing it with a pressure washer once or twice a year with a gentle cleaner, there is not much more that is required to keep your exposed aggregate concrete looking good.

Increases Property Value
If you have been thinking about installing exposed aggregate, you should know that adding this decorative concrete to your property has the ability to increase the property value. Exposed aggregate concrete makes your home look more aesthetically pleasing, in turn making it more marketable.

Non-slip
Due to the texture of exposed aggregate concrete, there is more traction. This makes exposed aggregate concrete ideal for around your pool or areas that may be affected by rain. This is an advantage that many other concreting options do not offer.

Environmentally Friendly
There are many environmentally friendly options when it comes to exposed aggregate concrete. The rocks, stones and sand that are used can often be recycled materials. This makes it a more sustainable solution for your home.

Needing more guidance?
If you are still unsure about which concreting option is best for you, contact our team at Warner Brook Concreting. With 40 years of experience in concreting, we can customise our services to fit your individual needs. Connect with us today.

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