Coloured concrete and exposed aggregate concrete is fast becoming the preferred choice of home owners, architects and developers when considering how it gives their home, building and landscaped area the finished touch. Decorative concrete provides a well presented long lasting finish to your driveway, footpath or paved areas at a cost effective price when compared to alternatives. Alsafe Premix Concrete provides a variety of oxide colours for coloured concrete as well as a diverse range of stone which is used in our range of exposed aggregate concrete mixes.
Exposed Aggregate Concrete
Exposed aggregate concrete finishes are emerging as beautiful and sturdy architectural paving. The 'exposed' pebble surface reveals the natural textures of numerous stones like pebble, shells, or silicate and crushed Quarry stone.
In exposed-aggregate finishes, the aggregates (the stones and/or sands) near the surface are revealed; these would otherwise be concealed by a thin layer of cement. Alsafe pre-mix exposed concrete range is created through a process resulting in the stone being exposed which highlights the natural elements of the stone. There are a number of techniques for producing exposed aggregate finishes, each creating a different and distinctive appearance.
The exposed pebble finish is a popular choice for driveways or areas requiring more grip. It also makes a great surface for garden paths, pool surrounds, custom landscaping and outdoor entertainment areas. The exposed aggregate finish is a stylish, hardwearing and durable surface for driveways, a textured surface for slip resistance in swimming pool edges/surrounds¸ performs well in high traffic areas such as landscaping, pathways in parks and gardens, outdoor entertainment areas and subdivision footpaths and community areas.