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The sidewalk is the first thing one sees when they enter a commercial property. Over the years, however, it can crack due to weather conditions and normal wear and tear. Property owners consider getting their concrete sidewalks and walkways redone for several reasons.

Many people decide to revisit different aspects of their commercial property to improve its curb appeal. Prior to planning to sell a commercial property, the concrete sidewalk may require a makeover in order to get maximum value for the sale.

Damaged sidewalks can also be a danger to pedestrians and can cause damage to the car. For a refreshed appearance, the sidewalk may be refinished or stained for a smooth look.

What kind of design options are available?

Many business owners look to treating their concrete driveways for a more decorative feel. Refinishing the concrete with stamped patterns or engraving has been a popular choice for a more artistic effect. Those preferring a more classic feel opt instead for simple aggregate finishes. The seemingly endless design options give property owners to add personality to their driveways and walkways.

The importance of getting a professional service

Many property owners want to take ownership of seemingly minor improvement projects independently. If doing it alone, it is possible for the concrete to harden at rate that is difficult to keep up with throughout the laying process. Additionally, ordering too little in materials can make completing the job more expensive than necessary. Improper mixing techniques can also detract from the quality of the job, which can ultimately cause frequent treatments and add costs to property maintenance. A portion of the sidewalk laying process requires removing forms, which can be done too soon and lead to additional working having to be done.

When working with an experienced professional, the quality of the concrete job is better. This means fewer repairs down the line and a much more efficient job. Hiring a professional reduces the chance of property damage and a project going way over budget due to mistakes and missteps made along the way. Southern Asphalt Engineering can help with any commercial property concrete paving project in Miami while sticking to a budget and timeline to get you the best results.

There is nothing quite like a makeover to give a property better curb appeal. A simple property enhancement project to complete, sidewalk refinishes can really have quite the transformative effect on your business’s appearance.

Concrete Sidewalks and Walkways FAQs

How long do concrete sidewalks and walkways last?

Depending on the condition and weather, concrete installations can last anywhere from 10 to 25 years.

What causes cracks in concrete sidewalks and walkways?

Concrete can begin to crack and wear with the effects of the weather. Freezing and cooling can cause water to harden and enlarge creating large cracks. 

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