With the emerging popularity of stamped concrete, homeowners are falling in love with the wide array of patterns, textures and colors available. Patios, walkways even driveway are becoming not simply places to walk or stand, but in many ways, objects of art to be admired. Mimicking the look and feel of stone most often, this decorated concrete has become an efficient and affordable alternative to more costly paver or natural products. With a bit of annual maintenance and a good sealant, concrete project will stand the test of time.
A few of its many uses.
Poolside. There’s nothing like lounging by the pool with friends and family on a particularly hot summer day. If you want to elevate your experience even more and make your pool bash that much more inviting and luxurious, you certainly cannot go wrong with the installation of a stamped concrete pool surround. Making your backyard environment more natural and rustic looking, the variety of concrete styles and surfaces will definitely kick your pool party up a notch.
Walkway. Typically ignored, the walkway to your front door is really, in a number of ways, the red carpet into your home. Visitors and guests will be in awe if you have a customized stamped concrete pathway elegantly leading them in. And given the wide array of colors and textures available, you can certainly complement the exterior of your home, adding greater depth and richness.
Patios. The grill is uncovered, lounge chairs are out and summer is upon us. Your patio replaces the kitchen as the central hub of your home, come summertime. You want something spectacular on which to entertain guests. With a finely detailed stamped concrete patio, your parties are definitely going to be phenomenal.
Whatever the venue, stamped concrete will make any surface look ten times more impressive. Contractors specializing in this type of concrete applications can certainly help bring the best out in any surface that you may want to install or update.
Stamped Concrete is installed much like any other concrete is installed however as a finishing touch the top is stamped with a pattern. Additionally the concrete used in conjunction with stamped concrete is frequently colored to improve the aesthetic appeal and resemblance to more expensive natural stone. Many reputable concrete contractors now offer stamped concrete as an affordable option to other work they may be quoting. Colored concrete is also available from most ready mix companies supplying concrete to your local concrete contractors.