Architectural concrete can include anything made of concrete that is used to add strength, structure, and décor to your home. This can include pieces of concrete used for landscaping or framing your outdoor space, as well as barriers, walls, and much more. Architectural concrete is concrete that isn't necessarily needed for the building's infrastructure but adds beauty and value to it nonetheless.
Concrete floors are a great solution for those that want optimal flooring that won’t scratch or easily deteriorate. Other types of common flooring, such as hardwood, vinyl, or carpet, can be difficult to maintain over time, especially with children and pets. Whether they're easy to scratch, stain, or just hard to keep looking fresh, you won't run into these kinds of problems with concrete floors. This is because concrete floors are a strong and solid building material that is then dried and finished with a sealant that ensures they're kept in top quality for the duration of their time in your home.
Concrete walls are often used inside the home to reinforce existing infrastructure. We have experience in installing polished concrete walls in the form of slabs, which make it easier to hang and mount them into the current frames. Concrete walls, like other forms of concrete, can be stained and later painted to your desired shade. This makes them incredibly versatile and handy for indoor use, giving you the security you need when it comes to moving furniture or if you have children and pets. With concrete walls, little maintenance is required as you will likely have a finishing technique added to your concrete that will make it smooth and refined.
If you’re wondering how concrete can benefit your landscaping, you’d be surprised to know that there are several ways that concrete can be integrated into your outdoors to enhance its appearance. Many clients use concrete around their pools, outdoor lounge areas, barbeque or fire pits, as well as edging for their flowerbeds. We have a range of ideas that can help you add some concrete strength to your lawn or outdoor space that are both unique and useful. Concrete, unlike some other building materials, won’t easily succumb to weather damages such as rain, UV rays, and snow, so you don’t have to worry about it losing its appearance or function over time.
What makes concrete one of the best building materials on the market for architectural purposes is that it is stronger than some of its counterparts in tackling pressure, force, and natural elements. This means that when you invest in concrete, you're getting the highest strength possible out of building material for your home. You can trust that concrete will last you for several years, regardless of its interactions with moisture, heat, and other external substances. Because of concrete's strength, it can withstand outdoor and indoor use, putting it in high stead compared to other building materials such as stone or brick, which can be harder to upkeep or clean.