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.

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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