Concrete stamping isn’t just for your patio or walkway. You can use this technique to create a stamped concrete driveway. This gives you a large array of decorative options not possible with other paving materials. Create an impressive entrance, or a traditional cobblestone look, with stamped concrete.
What is Stamped Concrete?
It is a method that involves stamping concrete when it is wet. While pressing into the concrete when it is wet, an impression is left behind. As the concrete cures, or hardens, the impression remains intact. There are many different impressions that can be stamped into concrete. Some common ones include leaf or shell shapes or patterns that make the concrete look like pavers, cobblestone or bricks. A great concrete company can show you the different stamps they have available to help make your stamped concrete surface unique.
Can Other Concrete Techniques Be Used with Stamped Concrete?
There are a variety of techniques that can be used in conjunction with stamping your concrete driveway to customize it. For example, concrete can be colored and then stamped, further giving the illusion of a different material. Tinting concrete into a reddish or brown color can make it look more like bricks when a brick pattern is then used.
What Are the Benefits of Using Stamped Concrete for a Driveway?
First, stamped concrete has all the strength and durability of regular concrete. It is also easy to clean and easy to maintain. Second, stamping adds texture to a concrete surface. This can help make it less slippery when it is wet or icy, which helps minimize the risk of people falling. Lastly, stamped concrete creates a unique, high-end design, allowing your driveway to stand apart and adding additional curb appeal.
Are you ready to learn more about concrete stamped driveways or get an estimate to have yours done? We at Custom Concrete, Inc. can help you with all your concrete needs in the greater Atlanta area. Contact us now to get started.