- Are forms set to do concrete landscape curbing?
No, Curb Appeal utilizes a machine that extrudes the concrete into a continuous concrete border. We can customize your job to your satisfaction!
- How long does it take?
Depending on the type and footage of the installation, it normally takes less than 1 day.
- Do you use reinforcement in your curbing?
Yes, reinforced fibers are used in the curbing.
- Will the color fade over the years?
No, not if integral colors are used in our mixture. We do, however recommend that a sealer be applied to prevent fading. Resealing is good maintenance practice. Talk to your installer about how often to reseal.
- Will the curbing break?
All concrete will crack. Look at your driveway. To control cracking – Curb Appeal cuts “expansion joints” every 12-18 inches, which allows your curbing to breathe. However, Curb Appeal stands behind our work, we guarantee the workmanship and materials of our borders.
- How will replacing my existing edging with curbing effect my landscaping?
You will need to remove existing edging from your landscaping. The installer will cut a 9″ wide strip of sod away , and prepare the ground. If you have any sprinkler heads on or around the borders, consult your installer to find out if they need to be relocated.
- Will I be able to mow up against my curbing?
Your curbing will be as strong as 3000psi and will withstand your residential mowers weight to ride along the edge of the curbing. The blades of your mower will not damage your curbing, and will allow you to mow right up against it, resulting in less time spent weed eating around your landscaped areas. We do find that communities with appointed mowing companies are usually in a hurry and sometimes slam against the curb. You can see the evidence from their tire tracks. Contact your HOA to determine if they can be held responsible for damage they inflict.
- What might damage my curbs before they’ve cured? Here in Florida, we’ve found that mole crickets and ants are the worst culprits. They like to dig around and explore in freshly poured concrete. To prevent this from happening, it is always wise to spray the designated areas before we arrive.
- Do you offer stamping? No. Long ago, we made the business decision to not offer stamped curbing. That is the curbing you see that has patterns pressed into the concrete (i.e., brick). In Florida, we have so much mildew and humidity, that stamped borders would actually grow fungus and mold within the grooves created by the stamp, making the curbs less attractive. Our borders are smooth and easier to clean.
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Payment Options: Cash preferred, and personal Checks accepted.