55 – The Basics of Vancouver Concrete Pathways

The Basics of Vancouver Concrete Pathways

These days the amount of choices people have in materials, it can be very difficult deciding which type of driveway best suits their specifications. However currently the most popular material that homeowners choose is concrete, as this type of driveway has the capacity of standing the test of time. Although concrete pathway has a heavy price tag, this material is specifically designed to resist normal wear and tear. Not only do they provide a sublime aesthetic facet but with time these concrete pathways start paying themselves back as they do not require regular maintenance or repairs.

What are concrete pathways?

Concrete pathways are created using a mixture of cement, sand, water and aggregate. These driveways or pathways are installed using different techniques and the end result is a permeable surface that will stand the test of time. Some concrete contractors such as Pell builders have revolutionized the market with their cost effective price and array of designs that they provide.

So every homeowner in Vancouver is spoilt for choice when it comes to concrete pathways especially if they hire the services of a renowned contractor that experience in installing concrete pathways. We at Pell builders specialize in concrete pathways and our experience has helped us understand the intricate details of concrete surfaces and how to install them to perfection.

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What kind of maintenance is required for concrete pathways?

One of the underlining reasons why concrete is so popular is due to the fact that it does not require heavy maintenance and does not deteriorate at a fast rate. Once a concrete pathway has been installed it can actually last more than 25 years without any repairs or maintenance. However, the surface will require occasional cleansing, which can easily be done using a high pressure hose. Also concrete pathways can also be cleaned using chemicals that would otherwise harm materials such as gravel.

How to hire a concrete contractor?

Hiring a concrete contractor can be a little tricky as there are so many companies out there that do not offer services that are up to the mark. However, in order to make life easier for every homeowner we have articulated a list of steps that will help you choose the best contractor in your area. These steps are mentioned below,

Step1: Contact a company that specializes in concrete pathways

Use the internet to locate the most renowned in your area, please just make sure that the relevant company specializes in concrete pathways.

Step2: Request for a referral and required credentials

Now you should request that the relevant company provides you with a referral from any of their previous clients, this will help you gain insight about the level of services they have performed. Also make sure that the contractor has a valid insurance coverage and has the required licenses to operate legally in your area.

Step3: Request for an estimate and work plan

Most companies will provide an estimate and work plan free of cost, so make sure you request for an estimate that encompasses the cost of the entire project and a work plan that includes the time frame of the project.

 


It’s Time to Call the Professionals

The task of restoring or replacing your commercial or residential concrete structures is a complex one as it involves a lot of considerations. Apart from that, having prior experience and knowledge of doing so in an effective and efficient manner is also required. Thus, the task should only be entrusted to a professional concrete contractor Vancouver. Pell-Builder is one such service provider based in the lower mainland area in British Columbia which can help you with all your concrete-related troubles. Call them today at 604-349-4751 for a free quote.

 

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