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How to Resurface a Concrete Patio with our Do-it-Yourself Patio Tiles

Patio deck with SwiftDeck do it yourself patio tilesThat drab concrete patio is often the last thing to think about in any home improvement project. It's such a daunting job to replace cracked concrete or outdated pavers and the thought of bringing in noisy jack-hammers, digging the lot up and carting it away can be enough to give you nightmares! And then you still need to think about what to replace it with.

Maybe you've always yearned for a solid wood deck, but the high cost of custom built deck has been a concern. And in many cases if you're building a conventional wood deck over top of an existing patio, the new deck will be 4" or so higher than your current patio...which can be a real problem with outward opening doors.

Fortunately there's another solution for resurfacing concrete patios. With our do it yourself patio tiles you simply snap the individual tiles directly into place over the top of the existing surface - no special surface preparation normally required.

You don't need any special skills... or special tools...not even nails, screws or glues. Just measure the area you want to cover, calculate how many tiles you'll need and you're ready to go. Everything you need to cover your patio deck with a new solid wood surface is right inside in each box of tiles.

Provided the concrete isn't excessively cracked, you can lay the tiles directly on top of the existing surface without any surface preparation apart from brushing away any loose dirt etc. Small cracks are generally no problem, but if you have larger cracks where there is a height discontinuity of more than about 3/16", then you may need to patch the cracks or level the surface with a layer of thinset or other suitable patching compound. If possible, tile joins should not lie directly over and parallel to any cracks.

If you've got pipes or other obstacles on the patio, that's no real problem as you can easily cut the tiles to shape with a handsaw or jigsaw. And for the outer edge of the patio deck, reducer strips are available which just snap onto the outer row of tiles to give a professional finishing touch and reduce the chance of tripping on the outer row of tiles.

In no time all, your old concrete patio can be totally transformed, for year after year of enjoyment.

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