Maintenance Tips for Concrete Sidewalks

Keeping Your Sidewalks in Top Shape!

It is essential to keep the concrete sidewalks in front of your home or place of business in good repair, as this is the first impression that guests or customers get when they enter your property. The good news is that it can be simply maintained and does not require a lot of money or effort. A transitional gap between your grassy yard and the walls of your home’s exterior is provided by the concrete pathway you have. Keeping your concrete sidewalk in great condition is highly recommended:

Mowing on a Regular Basis

The grass on your lawn is a great addition to the landscaping you have. It stops the soil from eroding while also recycling nutrients back into the soil. Hence, proper maintenance of the grass is essential for the overall health of your yard. On the other hand, if you’re dealing with a concrete path, you need to exercise extreme caution because even a slight breeze has the potential to blow people off of a concrete surface. Consider using a carpet as a transition between your lawn and the outdoors if your concrete walkway is subject to strong winds or if you do not want to mow your grass.


Trimming your grass, however, is still recommended on your concrete walkway. Your grass will grow back? But, trimming it is because it’s uneven and tricky on a concrete surface. If you do not do this, you run the risk of tripping and injuring yourself. Therefore, it’s in your best interest to hire a professional landscaping contractor that can give your concrete walkway an even trim.

Maintaining the Quality of the Grass

If you have grasses on your sidewalks, you are responsible for watering and maintaining them in the best possible condition. Your sidewalk’s appearance and sensation can be altered if the grass around it has faded and withered.

If you live in Tacoma, WA and require the services of DLC Concrete LLC to maintain your concrete sidewalks, you should give us a call at (253) 270-0111 to take advantage of the fantastic offers we have available during this time of year.