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Benefits of Resurfacing for a Concrete Driveway

Driveway resurfacing with Sundek

Concrete Driveway resurfacing with Sundek

Your driveway is the entryway to your home, and it plays a major role in determining your home’s curb appeal. If your driveway is old and full of cracks, it can detract from your home’s aesthetics. Fortunately, updating your old driveway is fairly simple – you can do it with a concrete resurfacing job from a Sundek contractor.

Sundek Products for Concrete Resurfacing

If you are thinking about having your driveway updated, you can save yourself a lot of time and hassle by going with concrete resurfacing. Resurfacing your existing concrete driveway will give you the new, modern look you want without having to dig up the old slab. Sundek offers a wide variety of decorative concrete products, including stamps and stains, which will allow you to customize your concrete driveway in a way that complements your home’s unique style and décor.

One of the simplest options that Sundek has to offer is the Classic Texture acrylic spray overlay. This option for concrete resurfacing is incredibly versatile because you can control the degree of texture. This surface offers nonslip safety, and its nonporous finish is resistant to oils, dirt, and chemicals, as well. If you want something that looks a little more elegant, try the old world appeal of the Tuscan hand-crafted overlay. This option can be combined with hand-troweling and stamping techniques to mimic the look of natural stone and other premium materials. You can also combine it with any of Sundek’s coloring techniques to create a unique look.

Whether you are resurfacing a residential or commercial driveway, you want to make sure that the concrete is going to last. Protect your new concrete surface with a clear finish coat to enhance its durability and to reduce your maintenance requirements. The SunColor acrylic water-based finish coat is a great option. It can be applied over any concrete surface and combined with aggregates to create a slip-resistant texture. The SunSand system is another great option, offering excellent protection against weather, salts, and environmental pollutants. It is also easy to maintain and simple to customize.

When you are ready to schedule your concrete resurfacing project, be sure to make Sundek your first call. Not only are we the leading provider of quality decorative concrete products, but we have access to the nation’s premier network of concrete contractors. No matter how big or small the job may be, you can count on Sundek to do it right.

Adding Colors and Textures to Existing Concrete with Concrete Resurfacing

Textured Concrete Overlay

Textured Concrete Overlay

When your existing concrete surfaces become worn out and damaged, it’s time to think about replacement or concrete resurfacing.   If you take the time to peruse the alternatives, however, you will come to see that there is a great option – concrete overlays from SUNDEK. With a quality concrete overlay, you can resurface your existing concrete in a fraction of the time of complete replacement.

Exploring the Options with Concrete Resurfacing

If you are thinking about upgrading an existing concrete surface, you would be wise to consider a concrete overlay. With a concrete overlay from SUNDEK, you can achieve the look and feel of premium materials or you can go for a unique look. With the right decorative concrete products, your local SUNDEK contractor can create an unlimited array of colors, patterns, and textures to make your surface stand out. You can even combine multiple products to create a look that is totally your own.

To add color to your new concrete surface, consider a concrete stain or dye. The SunAcid system from SUNDEK is a reactive acid stain that penetrates deep into the surface to create the mottled look of natural stone. The SunH20 system is a water-based stain that can be layered with multiple colors to create a one-of-a-kind look. For texture, consider a stamped concrete product from SUNDEK, like the SunStamp system. If you want something a little more mainstream, the Classic Texture overlay is a great option. No matter which SUNDEK product you choose, you are sure to be satisfied with the result.

When it comes to concrete overlays, no one is more knowledgeable or experienced than SUNDEK. Not only do we have many years of experience in the decorative concrete industry, but we are a leading retailer of quality decorative concrete products, including concrete overlays. The next time you consider a renovation or upgrade, be sure to make SUNDEK your first call.

Where to Use Thin Mil Epoxy Flooring

If you are building a new business or simply making updates to an existing one, you have many options to choose from when it comes to building materials. Some building materials, like natural stone, are known for their aesthetic appeal and durability, but they can be a hassle to install. One option you should consider is thin mil epoxy flooring.

Thin Mil Epoxy Floor Courtesy of Sundek of Austin

Thin Mil Epoxy Floor Courtesy of Sundek of Austin

Uses and Benefits of Thin Mil Epoxy Flooring

Thin mil epoxy flooring is exactly what it sounds like – a thin layer of epoxy applied to the floor in your home or business. Epoxy is one of the most durable materials out there (even stronger than concrete), which makes it incredibly popular for use in commercial and industrial applications. Thin mil epoxy flooring, like Sundek’s SunEpoxy system, offers unmatched adhesion and abrasion resistance, plus it can stand up to heavy foot and vehicle traffic. This type of flooring works great for garage floors and warehouses as well as automotive repair facilities and light manufacturing plants.

Thin mil epoxy floors can be resistant to both abrasion and impact as well as chemicals, oils, fats, and more. Not only are thin mil epoxy floors highly durable, but they offer a wide variety of options for customization. The SunEpoxy system can be combined with any of Sundek’s color systems, including SunFlek colored quartz aggregate and SunChip acrylic flakes, to create either a solid or multicolored appearance. You can also finish the flooring with a clear sealer to add gloss and an extra layer of protection.

No matter where you are planning to have thin mil epoxy flooring installed, you want to be sure that the job gets done correctly the first time around. Rather than trying to do the job yourself and risk messing something up, hire a licensed Sundek contractor to do the work and rest easy knowing that it will be done properly. Just give us a call for a free quote!


What Are the Best Options for Concrete Pool Deck Finishes?

Having an outdoor pool is one of the best ways to maximize the use of your outdoor space. There is nothing better than spending a hot day lounging poolside with friends and family. In order to maximize the appearance and safety of your outdoor pool, be sure to choose the right concrete pool deck coating from SUNDEK.

Sundek Pool Deck Coatings

SUNDEK Pool Deck Coatings

Material Options for Concrete Pool Decks

If you are looking for the best material to use in your concrete pool deck, you can count on SUNDEK to offer the greatest variety. Below you will find an overview of some of SUNDEK’s top pool deck finishes to help you make your choice.

  1. Classic Texture – SUNDEK’s Classic Texture overlay is one of the most popular options for pool decks because it is easy to apply and offers the ideal combination of durability and safety. This overlay is typically applied by spraying the acrylic onto the surface then knocking it down with the edge of a trowel to create texture.
  2. SunSand – The SunSand system is ideal for pool decks because it combines the durability and easy maintenance of concrete with the slip resistance of sand. This pool deck finish consists of a water-based acrylic coat combined with glass beads, aluminum oxide, or other fine aggregates to enhance the slip resistance – it also helps protect the surface against weather and environmental pollutants.
  3. SunClear EcoProtect – This clear protective concrete sealer is a great finish option for pool decks because it makes the surface easy to clean and maintain, plus it helps the concrete withstand heavy foot traffic. The SunClear EcoProtect coating can be applied through spraying or rolling, and fine-grain aggregates can be added to ensure maximum slip resistance – this is very important for pool deck safety.
  4. SunH20 – The SunH20 system from SUNDEK is a type of water-based concrete stain that is perfect for outdoor applications. This concrete dye offers excellent adhesion to concrete surfaces, and it can be layered with multiple colors for a unique appearance. The SunH20 dye is typically applied with a pump sprayer then sealed with a clear coating.

Installing a new pool deck or resurfacing an existing one is no easy task – that is why you should trust the professionals at SUNDEK to do the job for you.  Not only does SUNDEK offer some of the best materials for pool deck finishes, our experienced professional Dealers around the country will install your new pool deck quickly and correctly.

Decorative Concrete Resurfacing with Sundek Overlays

Tile pattern concrete overlay

Tile pattern concrete overlay

If you are looking for a building material that offers versatility, durability, and ease of maintenance, you can’t go wrong with decorative concrete. With decorative concrete resurfacing, you can bring new life to your old surfaces, customizing the material with whatever color or pattern you choose.

Popular Decorative Concrete Resurfacing Overlays

There is a wide variety of decorative concrete overlays on the market, but no company offers better value or greater variety than Sundek. Below you will find an overview of some of Sundek’s top decorative concrete resurfacing products.

  1. Classic Texture – For something simple but effective, the classic texture from Sundek is a great option. This overlay is naturally slip-resistant and nonporous, so it offers excellent durability and stain resistance. It can be combined with other Sundek systems, as well, for the addition of custom color and texture.
  2. SunStone – The SunStone system is a type of architectural limestone coating that can only be applied with hand-troweling by a Sundek artisan. This decorative concrete resurfacing option offers a natural and authentic look without the hassle of tearing out the existing concrete surface. It can be customized to mimic the appearance of premium materials, such as slate, flagstone, and travertine, or your artisan can create a custom pattern for a one-of-a-kind look.
  3. SunStamp – The SunStamp system is a great option for outdoor applications, such as patios, pool decks, and walkways, because it can be applied over the existing surface and customized with texture and color according to your preference. This Sundek system is applied by putting down a layer of concrete and then applying a stamp mat to make the desired impression.
  4. Tuscan – If you want something that no one else has, the Tuscan handcrafted textured overlay may be the way to go. This Sundek system offers the maximum degree of customization because it is applied using hand-troweling and hand-carving techniques. The Tuscan system can be applied to everything from pool decks and patios to walkways and driveways.

No matter what kind of decorative concrete resurfacing method you choose, you can count on Sundek to provide the materials. Sundek is a leading dealer of decorative concrete products, and we have access to a premier network of decorative concrete contractors. So, if you want to make sure the job gets done right, make Sundek your first call.