Concrete sidewalks are a common feature in Columbia, although some private homeowners may choose to use asphalt or gravel instead due to their lower cost and ease of maintenance.
Although private homeowners may prefer less expensive and easier to maintain options such as asphalt or gravel, concrete sidewalks are a common and popular choice in Columbia for businesses and government entities due to their durability. Not only is a concrete sidewalk a cost-effective option, but it can also last 30 years or longer without needing repair or replacement, making it a worthwhile investment. Additionally, concrete provides an attractive look that can enhance the curb appeal of your property.
Why Use Concrete Sidewalks?
Concrete sidewalks offer durability and longevity, making them a smart investment for your property. Unlike other materials, such as asphalt or gravel, concrete doesn’t require frequent repairs or repaving, which can save you money in the long run. Additionally, a well-maintained concrete sidewalk can enhance the value and curb appeal of your property.
When considering your options for sidewalk installation, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of each material. As experts in the field, we can offer advice to help you make an informed decision.
Asphalt Vs. Concrete
With our extensive experience in the industry, we have knowledge in both asphalt and concrete. Typically, asphalt is more flexible, while concrete can crack in freezing conditions. Concrete sidewalks tend to last longer, but may not be the safest option for walking. Some prefer the appearance of asphalt sidewalks due to their non-slip qualities.
It is important to compare both options before making a decision. With our guidance, we can help you make an informed decision that works best for your property, and ultimately enhance the curb appeal of your property with a sidewalk installation.
Concrete Sidewalks Installation Services
Our skilled concrete contractors will collaborate with you to build an exquisite sidewalk that fits your budget and endures for decades with minimal upkeep. Additionally, we can provide advice on whether a poured concrete sidewalk is appropriate for your driveway, porch, patio, or any other outdoor surface.
- At the beginning of our process, we conduct a consultation to discuss your needs and preferences. Our team of specialists will show you various styles and designs to guide your decision-making process. The estimate we provide will be a fair price that allows for accurate budgeting and planning.
- After choosing the style that suits your needs, we take precise measurements and create a template of the area where we will install the new sidewalk. Then, we pour the concrete into the template and ensure that the surface is uniform and safe for pedestrians.
- Once the concrete has cured for 24 hours, our professionals conduct a walk-over with you to identify any potential issues before they become problematic. Our goal is to deliver a high-quality concrete sidewalk that meets your expectations and provides long-lasting durability.
Why Choose Us
Keep in mind these factors may occur and are typically common:
- New installations can develop cracks due to soil settlement or shifting.
- Over time, small cracks can trap water and freeze, causing spalling.
- In wet conditions, steep grades can cause slippage.
- Foot traffic can also cause abrasion.
- Additionally, mildew growth can compromise the strength of the concrete over time.
Our team specializes in creating poured concrete sidewalks in a range of colors and finishes, including stamped concrete with decorative borders and standoffs. We can help you transform the look of your property and enhance its curb appeal.
Don’t hesitate to contact us for more information about our concrete sidewalk services or any other concrete-related services you may need.