Concrete resurfacing is a great way to improve the look of your driveway or patio. A stamped cobblestone driveway or a stamped concrete driveway looks more sophisticated compared to a plain concrete surface. Concrete floor resurfacing is generally inexpensive but increases value of your property. The cost for concrete resurfacing depends on the size of the project and the type of concrete resurfacing you prefer.
Average concrete resurfacing cost per square foot is around $9 to $15 depending on the complexity of the job. You can expect to pay around $3,000 to $4,500 for an average concrete resurfacing project.
Concrete Resurfacing Labour Cost in Perth
Labour cost for concrete resurfacing in Perth differs per city. However, expect to pay around $50 per square meter. This is for labour alone and does not include the cost of concrete.
Labour cost may go up depending on what else the contractor needs to do that is not covered by initial estimates. Examples of extra costs are cleaning, and repair of cracks.
Contractors charge more if you want a more complex style of resurfacing. Using decorative patterns like brick patterns or cobblestones are harder to execute and will cost more. Be sure to list down exactly what you need the contractor to do so that you can get a more accurate quote.
Decorative Concrete Resurfacing Methods
Decorative surfaces improve the texture of concrete floors. They are ideal for pool sides, patios, and exterior walkways. If you’re tired of your plain-looking concrete floor, decorative surfaces can make your existing concrete look fresh and new.
There are several methods of decorating concrete floors. You can consult a contractor who can recommend to you a method that will work well for the surface you intend to resurface.
What Does Concrete Resurfacing Cost?
Concrete resurfacing generally costs about $50 per square metre plus the cost of the concrete, but can cost up to $100m2 or more. Extra costs may include surface preparation, including cleaning and crack repair and other necessary work outside the scope of the resurfacing itself. The greatest price difference will be the style of resurfacing you choose. Applying a uniform coat of coloured concrete will cost less than more decorative treatments such as:
- Brick patterns such as herringbone or basket weave.
- Clay tiles.
- Bush rock.
Since every job is different, the only way to find out how much concrete resurfacing will cost you is to get quotes from concrete resurfacers in your area and compare them. Before you do, though, have a look at our paving design ideas photo pages. You’ll see dozens of examples of concrete resurfacing there, but you may have to look closely: you won’t believe the stunningly realistic effects it can achieve.
After you’ve found a few examples you like, fill out the Get Quotes form in detail, including the size of the area; the condition of your existing concrete; any access problems the concreters may encounter; and, of course, your preferred designs. This will enable concrete resurfacing professionals to give you more accurate quotes.
*Cost and prices in this article are indicative and should only be used as a guide. They also vary locally and are subject to market forces.