The many options available provide home builders and commercial property owners the chance to brighten up their spaces with designs and colours that are unique and compliment their style.
Standard concrete is the most widely used and practical flooring and building material available, but did you know that you don’t have to settle for the boring, standard greys anymore? There are hundreds of brilliant shades available, ranging from off whites to vibrant reds and so much more!
Coloured concrete is a fairly simple process with quite a few ways in which pigment can be added to the concrete to give it the desired look which includes:
No matter which method you choose for your concrete application, the results will always end with an application that is tailored to your project and style.
There are plenty of spaces that will benefit from the addition of a coloured concrete application. The following tend to be the most popular projects that it is used on:
With coloured concrete, you can design a product that will stand out and represent your personality and style. Whether you select a crazy colour, choose to add a design, or stamp into your concrete application, you can truly have fully creative control.
Just like other decorative concretes, coloured concrete is just as long-lasting and hardwearing. With the right care and maintenance, your application will be sure to last a lifetime.
Coloured concrete is a very affordable option for those who are looking for a decorative concrete look, without the price tag. Though slightly more expensive than traditional cement to purchase initially, installation costs are the same since the concrete arrives on site ready to be poured.
Maintaining your coloured concrete floor is a simple process that doesn’t take much time, and keeps them looking great and lasting for a lifetime. Depending on what type of finish you have, your concrete floor may need the occasional spray with a pressure washer, or if polished dust and mop on occasion.
Once you have decided to install coloured concrete for your home or commercial project, it’s important that you make the right choice when it comes to the actual colour of the product.
The following tips and tricks will help you in selecting the perfect colour to compliment your project:
Always get in touch with a professional who knows what they’re doing, like the team at Terrastone Architectural concrete. We are well rehearsed in the colours available, cost, and any other questions or queries you may have about your new installation.
Most concrete companies will have a showroom set up so that you can go and see swatches of the products in person. Taking the time to see these products in person, rather than seeing them on a computer screen or in a catalogue will give you a much clearer idea of what the colour looks like. Visit one of our display centres.
Make sure that the colour you choose for your application is one that you are prepared to have for a long time.
Make sure they won’t affect the final colour: some concrete finishes can slightly alter the finished concrete colour. Speak with your project manager so that you can make adjustments to your finish if necessary.