Concrete Patio can increase the value of your home by $668
If you feel like your home needs a significant improvement, then a concrete patio is a great idea. It offers a lot of advantages like easy maintenance. Concrete is a much more solid material compared to natural stones. You also don't have to worry about grass and weeds sprouting in between the joints, which is common with paving stones. A concrete patio in Columbia is very versatile in a way that only your imagination is the limit when it comes to its design. Aside from the fact that concrete is easy to mold, you also have a lot of other pre-fabricated options such as exposed aggregate, engraving, stenciling, and stamped patterns to name a few. With a new Columbia concrete patio, you will never feel that you have a patio that is similar to your neighbor's. Another great thing about concrete patios is the durability factor. Concrete lasts longer compared to other masonry installations. This also means you can save a lot of money in the long run.
Fair price breakdown
The biggest factor that affects the cost of the service is the size of your project. Of course, the bigger the patio, the pricier it gets. Also, depending on the kind of patio you want, you may need to sub-contract specialized concrete workers. This is especially true for clients who want intricate and complicated concrete designs. The base material that will be primarily used has also a big impact on the price. Most homeowners think that concrete is just concrete. But to the experts, there are a lot of different kinds of concrete formula, and each has its own pros and cons. Generally, the stronger you want the base material to be, the more expensive the final costs will be.
Estimated final cost for concrete patio
|Pad Cost||215 Square Feet||$315.94|
|Pad Labor||6.7 Hours||$377.66|
|Pad Job Materials and Supplies||200 Square Feet||$43.12|
|Pad Equipment Allowance||$87.12|
|Totals - Cost to Install Concrete Pads - 215 Square Feet||$823.83|
|Average Cost Per Square Foot||$4.12|
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Homeowners tend to only think about the Columbia concrete patio's final design and base their numbers on the picture. It's easy to overlook the preparation. Preparing the site before any work begins is very important to ensure the longevity of your concrete patio and you can also avoid major headaches in the future. This usually means properly preparing the soil beneath to make it more stable. If not correctly done, the soil underneath could shift. When this happens, your patio concrete flooring will most likely crack at the very least. If the site is also not an open ground, then the preparation cost will also increase. You can't build a new concrete patio in Columbia if there is a small shed blocking the way. Even an old concrete slab that’s sitting on the site must be destroyed and removed properly.
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Last Updated: Nov 27, 2022
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