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  • Writer's pictureMitch Frye

The Process of Installing a Concrete Patio

Are you looking to enhance your outdoor living space with a beautiful and durable concrete patio? Look no further than John & Jerry - Asphalt & Concrete Services. With over 20 years of experience, our team of professionals is skilled in the installation of concrete patios. In this blog post, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of installing a concrete patio, as depicted in the accompanying image. 1. Excavation: The first step in installing a concrete patio is to excavate the area where the patio will be located. Our team uses heavy machinery to remove the existing soil and create a level surface. This ensures a solid foundation for your patio. 2. Formwork: Once the area is excavated, we set up wooden forms to outline the shape and dimensions of the patio. These forms act as a mold for the concrete and help to contain it during the pouring process. Our skilled workers carefully place and secure the forms around the excavated area. 3. Reinforcement: To add strength and durability to the concrete, we install steel reinforcement bars, also known as rebar. These bars are positioned within the formwork in a grid pattern. This reinforcement helps to prevent cracking and ensures the longevity of your patio. 4. Pouring Concrete: With the formwork and reinforcement in place, it's time to pour the concrete. Our team uses concrete mixers and wheelbarrows to transport and pour the concrete into the designated area. We take care to ensure an even and consistent pour. 5. Leveling and Smoothing: Once the concrete is poured, our workers use various tools, such as trowels and floats, to level and smooth the surface. This step is crucial in achieving a smooth and even finish for your patio. Our team pays close attention to detail to ensure a high-quality result. 6. Curing and Finishing: After the concrete is leveled and smoothed, it needs time to cure and harden. We apply a curing compound to the surface and cover the patio with plastic sheets to protect it from drying too quickly. This allows the concrete to cure properly and ensures its strength and durability. 7. Final Touches: Once the concrete has fully cured, we make any necessary final touches to the patio. This may include adding decorative elements, such as stamped patterns or colorants, to enhance the appearance of the patio. Our team has the expertise to create a customized and visually appealing patio that suits your preferences. 8. Enjoying the Patio: With the installation process complete, it's time to enjoy your newly installed concrete patio. Add outdoor furniture, plants, and other elements to create a welcoming and functional outdoor space. Our team takes pride in delivering a patio that not only looks great but also stands the test of time. At John & Jerry - Asphalt & Concrete Services, we specialize in providing high-quality concrete services, including the installation of concrete patios. Our attention to detail, expertise, and dedication to customer satisfaction set us apart from our competitors. Contact us today to discuss your concrete patio project and let us bring your outdoor living space to life.

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