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Do you want an affordable yet elegant and aesthetically pleasing finish? You might want to consider stamped concrete. It is often called patterned concrete. It resembles natural stones such as flagstones, tiles, wood, or bricks. What’s good about stamped concrete is that it’s affordable compared to natural stones. You can choose from a wide variety of colours, sizes, textures, and styles that will easily match and complement the current design of your home or business.
Concrete stamping seems to be an easy job – but in reality, it’s complicated. You will need to be equipped with the tools needed to finish the job. It’s best to hire a professional who has a deep knowledge of concretes to do it for you. If you’re a fan of DIY, this won’t work for you. A simple mistake can cost you more. Therefore, it’s better to leave it to the concreting experts.
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If you’re still confused about how stamped concrete works, or how it is made, we will briefly explain it to you.
To start the process, you will need to choose your preferred design, base and accent colours. Your accent colour will be added to the cement mix.
After the application of the releasing agents, stamping tools will be pressed on the cement to make the pattern or design you chose. It will take 12-24 hours before it can be washed and cut. Lastly, the application of a sealant will be done. It is recommended to add a non-slip additive since it would be slippery after sealing it.
Can I drive on stamped concrete?
Yes, you can! Although, it is best to wait for 7 days of cure time after it is placed.
Where can I install stamped concrete?
Stamped concrete is widely used in residential or commercial properties. We often install it on driveways, patios, sidewalks, and garage floors.
It can also add elegance in your countertops, kitchens, bathrooms, family rooms, or hallways. It can also enhance and add accent on the walls or existing concrete floors.
Is stamped concrete very slippery?
It depends on the type of pattern you will choose, but most stamped concrete is more slip-resistant than conventional concrete. If this will be an issue, we also offer anti-slip agents to reduce traction issues.
Why do people choose stamped concrete over natural stones?
These are numbers of reasons why stamped concrete is more practical than natural stone:
Now that you established the advantages and disadvantages of concrete driveways and pathways. We can guarantee to provide you with long-lasting and durable concreting services.
If you’re ready to work with us, or if you have more questions regarding our concreting services, just get in touch with us. Our experts can inspect your area and suggest solutions!