Raw concrete is soft and prone to staining, pitting, delamination and dusting at the surface of the concrete slab. In outdoor spaces — such as driveways, patios, sidewalks and walkways — foot traffic, vehicles, weather patterns and chemicals can exacerbate the problem. Fortunately, there are options to make exterior concrete more durable, attractive and long-lasting.
Raw concrete is generally not extremely desirable on its own. It’s soft and prone to staining and powdering at the surface of the concrete slab. This concrete dusting is a nuisance primarily caused by the slow disintegration of the top layer of raw concrete. Foot traffic, vehicles and even cleaning can exacerbate the problem. Fortunately,