Concrete is a material eagerly used to build various garden elements, from paths to furniture. Has many advantages. First of all, it is durable and resistant to weather conditions. It does not get dirty and does not grow over with algae. It is not slippery after rain.
The best concrete buildings
Once, he was associated only with gray severity and was mainly used to build simple walls and paths. Nowadays it is becoming more and more fashionable. Even furniture is made of architectural concrete. Concrete elements are produced in various colors and textures. It happens that they imitate wood. Concrete slabs are available that imitate various types of rocks, for example granites, limestones, sandstones or slates. There are also artificially aged elements on sale that allow you to arrange a historical stylized garden. The concrete can be porous or smoothly polished. Concrete with a smooth surface is mainly used for the production of furniture.
Concrete is also made of imitation wood, such as boards, wooden pavement or even railway sleepers. Knots, discolorations or jars resemble real wood. Their color and texture can be chosen for any garden style. To this end, modules are used that can be freely combined to form appropriate structures: walls, surfaces, stairs, walls or flower lawns. Natural stones need to be shaped or processed. Modular concrete elements can be selected in shape to the surface being constructed.
How does concrete architecture help achieve… extraordinary effects in the garden?
Furniture made of concrete are very durable, they do not lose their nice appearance due to use. The disadvantage of concrete is its weight. Therefore, modern modular systems are used for the production of furniture, which are constructed of thin walls to reduce their weight.
Deciding to make such garden furniture from concrete, more and more often, many people use GRC concrete. It is worth knowing that this is nothing more than fiberglass reinforced concrete. Deciding on its use, you can be sure that it will be much more durable than traditional concrete. We should also remember that such a concrete is also characterized by very high resistance to various atmospheric factors. Thanks to this material, we can achieve extraordinary effects in our garden.