Exterior concrete in Houston requires some form of concrete coating in order to protect it from elements that it must withstand throughout the year. Without proper protection, concrete surfaces such as driveways, walkways, patios and pool decks will show wear and tear not long after their installation. Once this process has started, it rapidly gets worse and before long, not only will these concrete surfaces begin to be ugly to look at, they will lose some of their structural integrity and present other safety issues.
Though it’s a common choice, when it comes to stamped concrete houston homeowners are relying on an outdated process that doesn’t offer the kind of long term protection that is promised. Stamped concrete was once a the mostly popular concrete overlay but this method, along with spray-on coatings, have turned out to only offer minimal protection for a short period of time. It’s not unusual for concrete surfaces with these types of protection to begin to show damage after only a year or two when they are expected to last much longer.
It’s for this reason that more and more local homeowners are turning to Allied Outdoor Solutions for the installation of Carvestone concrete coating. With stamped concrete Houston homeowners receive only a 3500 PSI rating but with Carvestone, that rating goes to 58000, nearly double the strength of concrete. We’ve got projects that still look new a decade after installation. That’s the kind of long lasting protection that simply cannot be found with alternative methods, such as stamped concrete.