Common Questions About Decorative Concrete
You can choose a base color and then an accent color. Our most popular accent colors are charcoal and chocolate.
That is totally up to you! The great thing about our accent colors – or release as we call it – is that during the cleaning stage of the patio we can remove as much or little accent as you desire. It is important for you to give your final approval of the patio during the cleaning state. What the patio looks like wet is what it will look like dry.
No. We do not require a deposit. We just ask that payment be made within 10 days of completion of project.
We prefer check or cash. We can accept CC but it is an additional 3% charge.
Permits are required for any city sidewalk or approach. We will pull the permits with the city.
We pour our concrete at 4” thick. Due to city requirements – city sidewalks and approaches are poured at 6” thick.
Rebar is standard and included in all our estimate prices provided.
We purchase all our block from Kings. If you choose to have any of these additions in your patio feel free to browses their show room. You can inform them you are working with Earthworks Concrete and they can make note of the products you choose on our account. We will do all the purchasing of the products.
After we seal it we suggest waiting until the next morning to start using it.
We recommend every 3-5 years but it is truly a personal preference. If you like a “new” look then it would be best to reseal every 2 years. We do not recommend using any other sealer but SureCrete’s HS200. That is the sealer we use and have been using for over 20 years. We can’t guarantee other sealers won’t cloud up or become white on top of ours.
We can seal it for you for $2/sqft or you can purchase the sealer directly from us. The process to seal is simply power wash patio to remove dirt. Wait a day to dry, and then roll on sealer.
3-4 days, Nick will inform you when it is ready.