Planning Your Backyard Swimming Pool? Why You Should Add a Decorative Concrete Deck

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If you're looking for the perfect way to turn your backyard into a family fun-zone, it's time to invest in a swimming pool. Adding a swimming pool to your backyard will provide you and your family with hours of enjoyment. Don't stop at the swimming pool though. To take things up a notch, you've also got to include a great deck. Most people choose wood decks, but that's not necessarily the best option. For maximum benefit, you should choose decorative concrete. Here are just four of the reasons why decorative concrete is the best option for your pool deck. 

Slip-Resistant

When you have a pool in your backyard, you need to expect some running. Running on wet surfaces often results in slip and fall accidents. Unfortunately, slip and fall accidents can ruin your backyard fun. That's why decorative concrete is the best option for your poolside deck. Because decorative concrete is textured, it provides a slip-resistant surface for your pool time fun.  

Low Maintenance

Now that you're designing your backyard sanctuary, you want to make it as low-maintenance as possible. The last thing you want is to spend all your time on upkeep and maintenance. That's why you need to choose the right material for your poolside deck. If you choose wood, you'll spend a lot of time cleaning and sealing the surface. That's because exposure to water and heat can damage wood decks. However, when you choose decorative concrete for your pool deck, you can eliminate most of the maintenance. All you have to do is use a garden hose to remove dirt and debris to keep your decorative concrete deck looking great all year long.

Improved Versatility

If you want your deck to add to the beauty of your home, choose decorative concrete. The right pool deck can add beauty and distinction to your yard. One of the great things about decorative concrete is that it goes well with any style of home. It also adds value to your home. 

Long-Lasting

Finally, when you're planning the deck for your new pool, choose a material that's going to provide you with years of enjoyment like concrete. Decorative concrete won't rot or fade from exposure to the elements. In fact, your decorative concrete deck will last up to 25 years, which makes it the best option for your pool deck.

To learn more about using decorative concrete for a pool deck, contact a contractor near you. 

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28 September 2020

Exploring Contractor's Hand Tools

Welcome to my site, my name is Hugo Ciela. I'd like to talk to you about hand tools used by contractors of all kinds. Although air and power tools frequently make jobs easier, and sometimes even more enjoyable, hand tools have not lost their place in this industry. Many jobs cannot be completed without a hand tool or two due to their versatility and precision. Contractors of all types, ranging from roofers to foundation specialists, keep a plethora of hand tools in their worksite kit. I will discuss the types of hand tools you might see in those kits. I will also explore all of the different ways they can be used. Please stick around to learn more information about contractor's hand tools.