The Importance of Decorative Concrete Repairs

Many people have discussed at some point in time whether their concrete surfaces can be repaired or not. Common concrete issues such as scaly, worn-out driveways, fading pool decks, crumbling porch steps, and ravaged interior floors require repair and replacement. Concrete repairs and replacements can be time-consuming, and costly; hence they may not be the best options. Decorative concrete repair remains the ideal cost-saving repair you should consider for your concrete surfaces.

Main Reasons Why Concrete Goes Bad

Concretes are very durable but they will eventually show signs of wear especially when they are natural and untreated. Since concrete is porous, it is susceptible to a number of damaging factors, especially moisture and temperature. Your concrete surface goes bad because it is untreated and will absorb anything that touches its surface. Freeze and thaw temperatures can also cause damage to concrete surfaces. Similarly, concrete slabs may become uneven due to settling and regular wear and tear.

The application of de-icing salts can mar concrete surfaces, weakening the structure over time as it continues to penetrate. Constant driving of vehicles over the concrete surface can also wear them off due to weight and ground-in dirt. Stains from auto fluids, foods, drinks, and tire marks, found in driveways, walkways, patios, and pull decks can also cause serious damage. In snowy regions, the use of pushers, shovels, and rakes can scratch and cause chips on the concrete surfaces. Moisture on concrete surfaces can create mildew and mold and they may never get dried out. Finishes on old concrete surfaces may wear out thus leaving a dull and very scaly appearance.

Your Options for Repairing and Restoring Damaged Concrete


When it comes to repairing and restoring damaged concrete, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. At Artistic Concrete Designs, we do have a number of decorative concrete repair and restoration products that will provide a complete resurfacing from dullness, cracks, and other damages. These products will create a brand new and durable concrete surface that will be resistant to all damaging effects, including mechanical impacts, weather, chemical spills, and moisture. Once you give us a call, our technician will evaluate your concrete surface conditions and suggest your ideal and most suitable repair options to get the results you wanted.


If your driveway is suffering from cracks, stains, spalling, mold, exposed aggregate, and dullness, please contact our technician right now and we will provide the much-needed help that will transform your concrete flooring. We will provide a non-hazardous durable finish that does not require a sealer. This finish will penetrate the surface of the concrete to create an opaque and breathable colored concrete surface that will rejuvenate the concrete without changing the texture. Our concrete treatment services are cost-effective, long-lasting and they come with a guarantee. Please contact us at Artistic Concrete Designs today and we will be on time to transform your concrete surfaces into long-lasting, more stylish, and attractive ones. Call us at (770) 580-2700 or contact us online.