Concrete Seat Walls for Your Home Will Make You the Envy of the Neighborhood Concrete seat walls can make you the envy of just about any neighborhood, from Appleton to Little Chute to Neenah and beyond! They’re economical to construct and enhance any outdoor room or garden space. How Do Concrete Seat Walls Enhance My Outdoor Living Space? If you think of your outdoor space as a series of rooms, you can use seat walls to divide the various spaces. The possibilities are virtually limitless. You could use seat walls to make a planter, or to surround a fountain or pond, or around a fire pit. Properly placed, seat walls can accommodate several guests at your outdoor event. For comfort, plan on a width of about 2 feet for each person you plan on seating. Height should be around 20 inches, but you might want to plan on some lower seat walls if children are included in your entertainment plans. When planning your design, remember that the placement of your seat walls is going to affect the flow of traffic in your outdoor living space – you want to keep things moving smoothly. Also, don’t forget that you’re going to be looking at your seat wall arrangement from inside your house – you’ll want to be sure that the view is pleasing. Keep these ideas in mind: Raised patios with seat walls create the effect of an outdoor room Low retaining walls will add depth to your yard Seat walls alongside your entry steps create a dramatic effect Seat walls can be used to create a planter for flowers surrounding a tree You can add a backrest to your concrete seat wall Seat cushions can also provide additional comfort Concrete seat walls are a superb addition to an outdoor kitchen Make sure when you’re having your seat walls installed that your contractor waterproofs any walls that are being used as planter surrounds. This reduces the possibility of mineral buildup caused by moisture coming through from the area inside the wall that holds the planting medium. The buildup can be very unsightly, so you want to avoid having it occur. What Are Some Other Advantages of Concrete Seat Walls? We can’t overstate the benefits of concrete seat walls. They’re beautiful and yet very functional, and can be installed very economically. They can be curved or straight, and can stand alone or be part of a retaining wall. They can be very decorative, even equipped with lighting. You might consider having a concrete seat wall form part of a fire pit, or integrate them into seating for an outdoor fireplace – just make sure that you keep them far enough back that your guests don’t become overly warm. If your back...
Creating a concrete patio and sitting wall is the perfect opportunity to take a load and chill next to a fire pit or for a friendly chat. Sitting walls can be incorporated into any setting and will not only create a wind block but is a great idea to increase seating when the time comes.
Stained Concrete is a great way to add a finish and color to an existing concrete floor. With a natural looking color and beautiful variegated swirls you can achieve a rich looking floor at a fraction of the cost of many tile and natural wood floors.
Garage floor coatings are not just for garages, these high quality and durable floor coatings are an excellent choice for shop floors, playrooms, basements and industrial floor areas. Epoxy and Polyaspatic coatings are popular choices in coatings and have great wearability, stain resistance, abrasion resistance and impact resistance.
Stamped Concrete is a popular choice for patios, pool decks, walkways, stairs, driveways and outdoor kitchens. The pattern and texture is set into freshly placed concrete and will provide a realistic rock look.
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