When it comes to your kitchen and bathroom, nothing is more critical than having a durable and functional countertop. Many materials offer this such as marble, but they can be expensive and is not the thing for everyone. Concrete is then a great alternative to your countertops. Likewise, with concrete countertops, you are only limited by your imagination as just like with any other type of concrete many decorative possibilities can be explored. Everything from different shades of colors from pale blues to vibrant reds to all sorts of patterns and designs to even polished concrete. As well, with concrete, you are getting a functional piece that will last for decades if not even more if properly sealed and protected. Concrete is a great low maintenance material that can stand the test of time from heavy daily use. Concrete countertops offer a great modern way of getting the perfect countertops for your kitchen or bathroom.
How To Install
The process of making concrete countertops is simple in theory but does still require an expert touch. The first step in all concrete pours is in the mold. We will take careful measurements of your kitchen, bathroom, or anywhere you desire the countertop and ensure that we build the frame to give you that perfect custom fit. This is vital because after all the effort and hard work you don’t want something that is off in any way.
The next step is ensuring that the mixture of concrete is a perfect blend of cement and aggregate. We make sure that the blend is thoroughly mixed to give almost a peanut butter like consistency. As well, ensuring that it is the right blend for what functional intention are needed for your concrete countertop. Once we are satisfied, we can begin to pour the concrete into the mold. Halfway through the pour also a galvanized wire mesh is inserted to ensure even more flexible strength in your concrete. This is done since concrete is excellent at compression strength is does need help with the flexible durability. The concrete will also be agitated to make sure we can remove any undesirable air bubbles that can ruin the look and strength of your concrete countertop.
Finally, once the concrete has been poured, reinforced, and bubbles dealt with we let it dry. After it has dried, we have a final step of sealing the concrete to protect the countertop from moisture damage. The concrete can also be treated or rather have a nice grind to a polish if polished concrete is what you wish for.
Whatever You Need
Concrete can do whatever you need it to do for you. This is no different when it comes to concrete countertops as well. The possibilities have always been endless with this wonder of a material and these days people have really started to take advantage of the durable and long-lasting material that is concrete. If you are in the market for concrete countertops, please let us know, and we can start helping you get the perfect concrete countertop today. Find out much more details about us.