Concrete Resurfacing Costs 2021
Written by Craig B

Concrete Resurfacing Costs 2021

On average, concrete resurfacing for 100 square feet costs about $400 in the US for 2021, concrete resurfacing for 100 square feet costs can range from $300 to $500 according to HomeAdvisor.com, and other sources.

The average cost for resurfacing 100 square feet of concrete is around $400. Less costly projects can run as little as $300 while more expensive resurfacing is about $500. The price per square foot is between $3 and $5 on average. The resurfaced areas can be driveways, patios, pool decking, floor or slab foundations in basements.

Concrete that has a decorative overlay usually ranges in price from $7 to $12 per square foot whereas stamped concrete is about $8 to $20.

Resurfacing gives your concrete a new life and is less costly than getting a new slab installed. Hire a skilled concrete professional that knows how to correctly prepare the concrete and has decorative concrete finish experience and had all the equipment to get the project done.

Average Pricing For Concrete Resurfacing

Lower Price – $300

Average – $400

Highest Price – $500

Concrete Resurfacing Costs Per Square Foot

  • Basic (One color) – $3-$5
  • Decorative Overlay (Several colors, polished, cut) – $7-$12
  • Stamped (Stenciled, embeds, epoxy terrazzo, embeds) $8-$20

The cost per square foot differs based on the kind of resurfacing you want, the existing surface condition, and the project size.

Plan your budget wisely if you have a lot of cracks that need to be filled or require mud-jacking to level out the slab.

Smaller projects might be more costly if you’re hiring a professional since a lot of companies come with a flat fee or minimum charge.

Concrete Types That Can Be Resurfaced

  • Pool Deck Resurfacing
  • Patio or Walkway Resurfacing
  • Floor Resurfacing
  • Garage Floor Resurfacing
  • Basement and Slab Foundation Resurfacing

Concrete Resurfacing Pros & Cons

There are pros and cons to just about anything here are some examples for concrete resurfacing.

Concrete Resurfacing Pros

  • Easy maintained
  • Durable
  • Eco-friendly
  • Cost effective
  • Many styles to choose from

Concrete Resurfacing Cons

  • Hard on feet
  • Challenging to correct mistakes
  • Intensifies sound
  • Cold to the touch because of heat conductivity
  • Not environmentally friendly when not using the existing slab

DIY Concrete Resurfacing

DIY concrete resurfacing price ranges from about $2 to $5 per square foot. Factors compromise of the amount of material needed for the project and if you’re planning on renting or buying the equipment or tools that are required.

Concrete resurfacing entails more than just spreading the concrete and allowing it to harden. It’s a process that requires accuracy in setting up the worksite and in prepping and applying the concrete. Making the site form too large is a common DIY oversight that leads to the concrete cracking and slumping. One other common oversight is failure to correctly mix the concrete. Poorly made concrete has the potential to crack.

Hiring a Professional Concrete Resurfacing Contractor

Hiring a professional concrete resurfacing contractor costs range from around $3 to $10 per square foot. More small, residential projects might cost more because it’s not surprising for a company requiring a minimum charge. If you’re not familiar with working with concrete, think about spending slightly more for a professional that is experienced in preparing and resurfacing concrete.

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