Many DIY projects can be enjoyable and cost-effective, but one thing about being a DIYer is knowing when it’s time to call in the professionals to finish the job. When it comes to concrete repairs or replacement, trusting the experts at Richfield Blacktop to handle it is the best thing you can do for your home, sanity, and wallet.
Professionals Will Do Your Project Correctly the First Time
You should hire professionals to handle your concrete paving job because they have the knowledge and skill to finish it correctly. While you can watch a few YouTube videos on how to mix and pour concrete, these are hands-on skills that take time and patience to hone.
A concrete driveway or other concrete overlay projects you’ve installed yourself versus the work done by professionals won’t compare, and people will know that a professional didn’t do the job. So if you want your concrete job done well, call the pros to do it. It will increase the longevity of your project and save you money.
A Poorly Done Concrete Job Can Lower Your Home Value
Even if you’re not planning on selling your home anytime soon, a poorly done concrete job can lower the value of your home. How much the job will reduce your home’s property value will depend on who did the paving job and how bad it is.
If you pour a concrete driveway, garage floor, or another type of flooring that looks slanted, bumpy, or uneven, it will substantially lower the money you can get for your home. It causes a safety issue, especially for steps and stoops, which could mean that you might need to get it repaired before selling your home.
Professionals Can Repair and Replace Concrete with a Lower Risk of Injury
Something you might not be aware of is that pouring concrete is hazardous. This is why it is important to hire professionals who know how to mitigate the potential risks of mixing and pouring concrete better than DIYers.
These risks are often associated with wet and dry concrete, and the experts have the skills and equipment to safely mix and pour concrete.
All professionals wear alkaline-resistant gloves, waterproof boots, sling-sleeve shirts, long-sleeve pants, safety glasses, and sometimes respirators. They wear these items to protect them from health risks, such as:
- Skin irritation and cracking
- Respiratory issues
- Sore throat
- Nose irritation
Besides the many health risks associated with pouring concrete, accidents can often happen at worksites. However, our team professionals know how to prevent themselves and objects from falling, vehicle accidents, and injuries from lifting materials improperly.
Comes With Will a Warranty
Many professional concrete pavers offer their clients a warranty of some sort when they repair or replace your concrete. If you hire a professional to handle your concrete overlay project, you can take advantage of their warranty if something happens to your driveway, garage floor, or other concrete projects.
When you choose to handle your concrete overlay project on your own, you sacrifice having a warranty in case anything happens and means you might have to spend more time and money correcting the issue by doing it yourself or hiring professionals.
One of the best reasons to hire the professionals to handle your concrete jobs is that they will take the time to ensure it has a great design that fits well with your home. They’ll do the research and planning to ensure everything looks excellent, which means that you’re much more likely to be satisfied with your overlay’s result and longevity.
It’s More Convenient for You
Repairing or replacement of your garage floor or another concrete overlay project takes time. When you attempt to do the job yourself, you’ll most likely end up spending more time on it than a professional would, gathering materials, learning how to mix the ingredients, mixing them, pouring, and making corrections if there are errors. If you try to pour concrete yourself, you’ll need to carve out time in your busy day, potentially taking off work, and you might not be able to stay in that living space.
Hiring professionals is the best option for any overlay project, whether it’s a small or large task because they know what they’re doing. They’ll get the job done faster than you would, assure longevity, and assist with all the cleanup that comes with a concrete pouring job. Overall, it’s more convenient for you, and you will save money in the long run.
Let Richfield Blacktop Handle Your Concrete Repairs and Replacements
While there are dozens of home projects you can DIY, when it comes to concrete repairs and replacements, that’s a job best left to the pros. Attempting this task on your own can take much longer, and if you mess up, you’ll need professionals to help you out anyway.
Start by going directly to our professionals at Richfield Blacktop for all your concrete needs. We’ll finish the job quickly and correctly and guarantee longevity at an affordable rate. Contact us today to get a quote on your concrete paving project.