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Decorative Concrete Design Calgary

Concrete has come a long way since the age-old square slab for your driveway. Decorative concrete is seen in pools or, curved sidewalks or outside stairs. Even driveways, out and patios have not escaped the decorative touch.

Calgary’s Patriarch Construction – Your Decorative Design Concrete Experts

You will be in good hands for our decorative design expertise, as we’ve been trained well by owner, Leonardo Aiello. We have not taken this training lightly, and it has served to sustain a reputation in Calgary that has been solid for many decades. Our work in decorative design has turned many heads in the industry, setting us up as a model for the industry that every concrete contractor should follow. If you’re looking for the kind of expertise on your project, give us a call today.

Expert Decorative Design Concrete by Patriarch Construction Calgary

Patterned concrete is a fresh way to get a fresh look on your concrete. It has been used on driveways, walkways, and patios.

With one popular method, a driveway can be poured and at some point, before the concrete dries, grout lines can be “drawn” into the concrete. This gives the appearance that tile was laid in the driveway. Or, gaps can also be slightly drawn into the cement to make it look like the driveway was laid with bricks.

Some of these patterns can be created with stamped concrete patterns. A special template is used to force the pattern into the concrete before it dries. To add variety, the concrete can be stained with the color of your choice, whether red brick, brownstone or a host of other colors.

If you’re interested in doing doing patterned concrete for your project, be sure and contact us to discuss it in detail.

Exposed Aggregate, A Decorative Design Concrete Option Done Right by Patriarch Construction in Calgary

Another popular look that we enjoy doing for our customers is exposed aggregate. This product involves taking natural stones and embedding them into the cement by hand, leaving them slightly exposed at the surface. This gives the surface an attractive texture and a fresh look for your project.

A similar alternative is to go with micro exposed concrete, where the stones are smaller, like pebbles. These are also pushed into the cement by hand in similar fashion. In fact, sand is also used as a much finer texture element for “micro exposure”.

If you’re interested in finding out if exposed aggregate will be a good option for you, don’t hesitate to give us a call.

Consult Patriarch Construction Calgary for Decorative Design Concrete

Exposed aggregate vs. stamped concrete – which is better?The choice between these two options depends much on a person’s preference and style.

Exposed aggregate is a combination of pebbles and slightly larger stones. People who prefer a rustic style may be inclined to choose this one. It’s complementary to several landscapes and is more budget-friendly.

Stamped concrete is where patterns are stamped into the concrete to bring a sense of uniformity to your overall look. The geometric patterns give the cement a more refined look.

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