Decorative Concrete FAQs | Zona Decorative Concrete

FAQs

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  • I’m interested in adding a concrete driveway and pool deck. I’m not sure how to choose a concrete contractor.
    • We recommend checking the registrar of contractors for licenses and the Better Business Bureau for reviews. Zona Concrete is a reputable concrete company in town with over 25 years’ experience!
  • What does a concrete contractor do?
    • A concrete contractor provides quality concrete placement while walking the client through the whole process from start to finish.
  • What are the different concrete finishes & textures? Do you recommend certain ones per job?
    • Yes, there are a variety of concrete finishes! Some include smooth hard trowel, sweat finish, sand finish, exposed aggregate & stamped concrete. We recommend exposed aggregate for driveways to avoid seeing tire marks. For patios, sand and sweat finish look really nice and for foundations we recommend smooth hard trowel.
  • Do you provide concrete overlay resurfacing services?
    • No, we mainly focus on complete design and concrete pouring projects but we do recommend Matt Hastings of Hastings Coatings (520-270-9861).

Driveways:

  • What are the pros for having a concrete driveway versus an asphalt one?
  • Concrete driveways never need to be recoated. Asphalt driveways need to be recoated every two years.
  • My concrete driveway has some cracks in it and I’m not sure what to do?
    • While concrete driveways cannot be resurfaced the cracks can be repaired. Your driveway will look as good as new!
  • Are there other colors than concrete gray?
    • Yes, we are able to add your color of choice to the concrete mix. There are also various finishes, including: sand, exposed, sweat and salt.
  • What is the standard process for a concrete driveway?
    • There is demolition, forming, compacting dirt and pouring the concrete. It takes about 24 hours for it to dry.

To learn more, check out our page: https://zonacrete.com/portfolio/tucson-concrete-driveways/

Foundations:

  • What does the process look like for a foundation?
    • Dirt is imported, formed, graded, rebar is placed and finally the concrete is poured.
  • How long does it take for the concrete to cure so that we can continue the rest of the building process?
    • It takes about 4-6 weeks for the concrete to dry. After that, it is ready to go!
  • Why choose a concrete foundation?
    • It is very easy to clean and maintain! You can add an integral color of choice and have exposed concrete floors throughout your house.
  • What is the difference between concrete foundations and slabs?
    • Foundations are the main living space by square footage of house. Slabs are considered outdoor living spaces such as patios.

To learn more, check out our page: https://zonacrete.com/portfolio/tucson-concrete-foundations/

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