Denver Concrete Inc is not your common everyday Wheat Ridge concrete contractor! We don't claim to be the best, we do our best. Every day. After reading many websites ourselves, we see the same thing over and again. We see nice websites with several nice photos, but we know customers want to see it all. We do not post on social media enough, and most importantly nobody ever shows their mistakes. Something we are going to change.
We decided after reviewing all the Wheat Ridge concrete contractors, we were going to do something different. Something that we did not see a great deal of. We are going to attempt to document every Wheat Ridge concrete project we complete, regardless of whether it is residential or commercial. We are going to show mistakes, how we fix these issues. We are also going to get into the common flaws we see in finished concrete. What to expect and how to take care of new concrete.
Denver Concrete Inc is focused on residential concrete flat work, so expect to see mostly concrete driveways, sidewalks, basement floors and garage floors. As a Wheat Ridge Concrete contractor it is common to see our crew in the North Side of Denver or the Lakeside area. In this case, the property is north of the Lakeside area in Wheat Ridge, Co.
Wheat Ridge Concrete Driveway Replacement Project
This project is located in the Barths neighborhood of Wheat Ridge. This homeowner was looking to completely change the look and feel of their home. Below is the beginning of the project and where we began.
Pictures of Barths Neighborhood Project at Start
The project images above are of the area before replacement. In the image directly above, our crew has begun demolition and tear out of the back concrete driveway. Below is an overhead from Google before demolition.
The Goal of this Wheat Ridge Concrete Project
This homeowner did not have too many ideas in mind for final design and look. She wanted, "A new look and to get rid of the tired concrete in place." She wanted some accents throughout but did not want everything to be stamped concrete or colored concrete either for that matter.
Dana Johnson, Denver Concrete Inc's own color & design expert had consulted with this customer from the very beginning of the project. She assisted the customer in color selection and final design as well. It was important to separate the different areas of concrete and to not have one huge big traditional piece of concrete at the end of the day.
Dana explains, "From the start, since of the different geometry of this property, it not having a front walk and the front door being located on the side of the home, I wanted to give the illusion of a front walk in the driveway." Dana goes on to say, "the customer wanted to make sure that she defined the front walk. She explains that she has problems with delivery people finding the front door."
Below we have published the notes for this project as written in-field by Dana Johnson.
Project Notes Created by Dana Johnson
We will be widening drive, we will have to do a curb cut and city inspections18 ft wide extending over into yard
Current back yard situation
Flagstone 11 ft wide
14.5 concrete area
14.5 long out into yard
Create one large kidney/guitar shaped patio, stamped and colored throughout. this will make it look decorative and uniform instead of the two random different pieces you have now. We can put a border around patio for an added touch and no additional charge.
Back porch water issues
replace concrete, direct water away from house, Replace post on overhang
front stoop=replace. stamp and color or release color with traditional concrete. This will set stoop apart from driveway and make it look separate, instead of like a raised piece of concrete on the drive now.
Create the look of a walkway to the front (side) door by cutting release joints in new driveway from the city side walk to front stoop. I would like to color and stamp proposed walkway area. This will create the illusion of a walkway in the driveway. It will direct people to the uncommonly placed front door.
I really want a walkway look in the driveway to direct people to the door. Being that it's not in the front of the home and there isn't a good space for a walk way.-