When it comes to concrete work, there are a lot of options. Whether you need new concrete poured or old concrete repaired, it is best to do your research before starting your project. Options range from a plain gray surface, to beautiful decorative concrete finishes with pattern and texture.


There are a variety of concrete services available for residential and commercial construction. Get more information about each of these types of concrete work:

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In addtion to these decorative options, many contractors also offer the following types of work:

  • Concrete cleaning services
  • Concrete cutting services
  • Concrete removal services
  • Concrete repair services


The price of your project will depend on many factors. Check out these concrete prices to help you set a reasonable budget. Once you know what you can afford, get estimates for the work from three contractors for comparison.


Pouring a small concrete slab that doesn't have to look perfect can be a simple DIY project. Other work that homeowners often take on themselves includes sealing concrete and cleaning concrete.

But, if you need a lot of concrete, or want special finishes, hiring a contractor who specializes in the specific concrete services you need will have the best results. Plus in many cases, you'll need special tools for concrete work, that you may not have on hand.

Check out these articles before embarking on DIY concrete work:


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