Looking to take your home to the next level? A newly poured driveway or a restoration of your existing one may be all you need to bring some glamour back to your home. A driveway is the path to the heart of your property. So, whether you’re looking to restore your current driveway or wanting to pour a new one, here is everything you need to know.
Looking for a vibrant and rich colour for your driveway, choose a Stylepave Overlays System. It is ideal for existing driveways! A durable mortar is sprayed onto the surface to create a unique finish. Choose from a large variety of colours, textures and patterns for a unique finish that complements your home. This affordable solution is hard-wearing and easy to look after.
Colour Master Sealer
If you are just after a simple colour refresh, why not consider Colour Master Sealer. A cost-effective solution for those who are budget conscious, Colour Master Sealer is designed to restore, protect and colour concrete all in one. Easily update your concrete driveway with an entirely new look with either a gloss or matt finish. The sealer is tinted to a rich, opaque colour with UV resistant compounds that will last against the harsh Australian climate. Your driveway will be protected by a durable and long-lasting sealer.
Full Depth Coloured Concrete
If you are replacing your driveway with new concrete, consider adding high strength, UV resistant pigments to colour the concrete. Our Full Depth Coloured Concrete will last well into the future, with the concrete maintaining its colour for years to come and no fading. With a wide variety of pigments to choose from, you will find a colour to best suit your home’s aesthetic. Different finishes can be achieved, whether that be Hone and Seal, Exposed Aggregate, or a broom finish. Like our Stylepave Resurfacing System, our Full Depth Coloured Concrete is easy to care for.
No matter the size of your budget, we have a system that can bring some style to your driveway. Working out how much money you have in your budget is the best way to determine which system you choose. Having a well thought out plan will ensure you stick to your budget and don’t go overboard on spending, we all know how easy that can be!
So, you’re wondering whether you need to pour a new driveway, or if you can simply restore it? Consider the structure of your concrete and the surrounding area. Has it got potholes and cracks? Are there drainage issues? Is the surface uneven or weathered? All these elements are important to consider as they can help you choose the system that is best for you, and indicate if you need a completely new driveway or not.
It is common to find cracks in driveways that can be easily repaired. It is important to meet with a professional applicator so they can assess the state of your driveway who can make a suggestion as to which system will be best. Get in contact with us here, and one of us can put you in touch with an experienced applicator in your area.
Hairline and shrinkage cracks are usually not of great concern; however, they can look unsightly. Most often, these cracks are easily repaired. If they can be repaired, CCS Stylepave Overlays or CCS Colour Master Sealer are ideal options to update your driveway.
For the larger cracks and potholes that may be present in your concrete, it may be of more structural concern. These can be referred to as settlement and structural cracks. Often in the case of these cracks, you may need to replace the concrete. In this case, you can add pigment with our Full Depth Coloured Concrete. You can also choose which finish will be right for you. From exposed aggregate, honed, broomed or stamp concrete and even adding Stylepave over the top of your new pour, the freedom you have is near endless.
Drainage issues are a problem that many of us Aussie’s face, especially over the summertime. As every driveway is different, it is essential that you discuss with your applicator the approach you need to take.
A beautiful and well-maintained driveway, not only adds functionality and style to your home but can also add value to your property. Whether you are looking to sell, or just to improve the overall feel of your home, a great driveway adds kerb appeal, increasing your home’s value.
So, whether you choose to restore and renovate your driveway or pour a brand new one, glamour and style will be added to your home. Deciding which system may be a difficult decision, so for more information about them, contact us here or call 1800 077 744 to speak with one of our experts.