At Freshcrete Inc., one of our specialties is pouring concrete foundations for residential customers. This means more than just home foundations, though. Learn more about the benefits of having a concrete foundation for your home, patio or hot tub, as well as some things to know when working with a concrete company in San Luis Obispo.
Concrete foundations for homes
When you think about a foundation for your home, do you envision that its only function is to hold your home above ground level? If so, you’ll probably be happy to learn that a solid foundation can perform multiple functions and is designed to last forever. Specifically, it blocks moisture from entering your home, provides insulation for your home during cold weather and is able to prevent the earth around your home from moving.
When creating a foundation for your home, you should expect to see the professional you hire perform the concrete pour for the foundation in one visit. By extending the concrete pour into more than one visit, the concrete foundation is much more likely to develop leaks and cracks than to remain solid and sturdy from the beginning.
Concrete foundations for patios
Are you trying to choose between a wood deck and a concrete patio? A concrete patio can offer many benefits that a wood deck doesn’t. In particular, a concrete patio can be incredibly versatile. Concrete can be laid in a variety of shapes, so your patio can be built to suit your backyard space. A contractor can also use coloring and design techniques such as stains and patterns to add some personality to your patio or to ensure that your patio matches the look of the rest of your home.
Concrete patios are also known for their durability, which is especially important if you live in an area that frequently experiences extreme weather conditions. If you’re considering a concrete patio, it’s probably good news that, unlike with a wood deck, you won’t need to reseal and stain it annually. In addition, the concrete won’t splinter, rot or become infested by termites.
Concrete foundations for hot tubs
A poured concrete pad can be a good solution if you’re unable to use your patio or deck for your hot tub. A concrete pad will rest level and create a sturdy base for the hot tub. If you’re interested in the most durable concrete foundation possible for your hot tub, consider talking with your contractor about pouring one slab of concrete, rather than more than one block. You can also work with your contractor to select a shape and size for the concrete that works best for your particular hot tub setup.
Ready to schedule an appointment with a concrete company in San Luis Obispo for concrete mixing and pouring? Freshcrete Inc. has been locally owned and operated for nearly 20 years and offers high-quality work at competitive rates. In addition, we are proud of our unique process. Because we make the concrete once we arrive at your site, you only pay for the concrete you need.
As the only company with mobile concrete trucks along the Pacific Coast, we are committed to providing excellent service to residential and commercial customers. We even offer same-day pours! Contact us today to obtain a free quote or to schedule an appointment.