[Posted 3 Apr 2013 by Ashley Aguirre]
Is your existing pool concrete in Austin looking a bit dismal and in need of a face lift? Has it become an eye sore with cracks and chips? The weather plays a very important part in the chipping and cracking of concrete and the extremely dry conditions, in Texas, may lead to some shifting of the soil and damage to your concrete.
When the weather does break, your current concrete, that is around your pool, can become more of a hazard to your family and friends. Regular concrete becomes very slippery when it gets wet. There is a way to improve the looks and safety of the existing concrete without the mess of tearing out the old and putting in the new.
You might want to check into concrete overlays to help improve your pool concrete that is in poor shape. Concrete overlays are easy to maintain and do not need to be resurfaced each year. That can save you money in the long run. Another advantage of concrete overlays is that they won’t get hot like concrete in Austin does in the summer heat and they are not as slippery when they get wet.
Concrete overlays come in different styles that are great for your pool area as well as driveways, sidewalks, or patios. You can pick from two styles that are traditional or classical. If you like, you can actually combine both styles to fit your taste.
After you use the concrete overlays to your concrete in Austin, you not only improve the area that is around the pool, you just may have increased the value of your home.