Concrete Price Considerations- Cost of Concrete
How much does concrete cost?
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Estimating concrete prices is not an easy exercise, as many factors are involved in pricing concrete. Some of these factors include the following: grading, subbase preparation, concrete forms and finishing, reinforcement, and the cost of concrete.
PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT: $2.50 to $4.50 (plain concrete)
Decorative Concrete Costs:
Components of a Concrete Price Analysis:
What is my price for concrete?
You can get a rough estimate for your project using the above figures. Remember this cost estimate is for "plain" concrete. Decorative options such as stamping (see stamped concrete cost), staining (see stained concrete cost), and special finishes will add significantly to the cost of the project.
Get a quote from a professional, they can often do the project at or below your cost due to economies of scale and access to the proper equipment. Find local concrete contractors here to request a quote.
One Final Note:
In considering price, think first about getting the quality and service you want. Concrete done correctly will last for years-so saving a dollar or two per square foot will not be money saved in the long run if the job is not right.
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