Concrete is a versatile material that can be used for many different types of surfaces around your home, including driveways, walkways and pool surrounds. Unfortunately, many people do not consider concrete for their projects, because concrete has a reputation of being boring and dull.
The reality is that different techniques can be used on concrete to help bring it to life and make it look like many other high-end materials. One of these techniques is stamping concrete. Learning more about this technique may help you decide if it could be ideal for your project:
Stamped concrete is a technique that is used to transform the appearance of a slab of concrete. While the concrete is still wet, it is impressed with both patterns and textures. Think about it like pushing a cookie cutter part way through clay. It leaves an imprint that is still visible when the clay hardens. This process creates a beautiful looking piece of concrete that can be used for your driveway, walkways or pool surrounds. Stamped concrete comes in many different options, such as cobblestone, brick, pavers, wood, and even seashells.
Stamped concrete allows you to personalize your home and create something that is truly unique and eye-catching. Another benefit is that concrete is cheaper, which makes it perfect for those on a budget. Stamped decorative concrete is also extremely durable, long-lasting and very low-maintenance. It simply needs to be swept and cleaned with a hose and washed with concrete soap to keep it looking its best.
Are you interested in learning more about stamped decorative concrete or seeing samples of different patterns? Contact Custom Concrete, Inc. in Atlanta. We would love to show you our portfolio of past projects and help you achieve the concrete look that most appeals to you. Give us a call now to get started.