Concrete may be originally popular only to engineers and architects as a reliable material in construction applications, but interior and exterior designers are also using decorative concrete to add artistic touch to building renovations and repair.
Decorative concrete has become essential in enhancing the value and appeal of properties because it is fairly less expensive than other construction materials. The preparation and mixing of concrete materials is easy to handle and accomplish. On top of this, decorative concrete applications are flexible and are rapidly implemented.
Decorative concrete is often used for many types of applications in and outside buildings and properties. Many designers use decorative concrete stamps and etches to create attractive murals and add drama to walls. Interesting concrete patterns and textures can even adorn the ceilings in facilities. And the most common use of decorative concrete nowadays are as colored or textured floor finishes in almost every area of the facility. Walkways, patios, and decks enjoy beauty and practicality with decorative concrete. Even boring hospital spaces, somber library floors, or drab production areas become interesting with decorative concrete applications.
Time-wise, the ease in mixing together concrete materials makes decorative concrete faster to prepare. And, together with concrete’s fast-curing and drying ability, decorative concrete applications are very rapidly implemented – perfect for repair and renovation projects that follow a tight schedule.