Decorative concrete is a way that you can more effectively use concrete to create the right feel and look around your home. One of the decorative concrete options that we specialise in providing is stamped concrete. Stamped concrete is the concrete process whereby a pattern can be pressed into the surface of the concrete as it is being installed, creating a number of interesting and creative styles with real visual appeal. Concrete is often in quite a visible and prominent position. Opting for stamped concrete can a way to really use your concrete for maximum visual impact.
Stamped concrete is a great decorative concrete option with a number of real benefits. Obviously, there’s its increased visual appeal when compared with regular leveling concrete, and it’s a great way to make your concrete surfaces more decorative, stylish and modern. It’s also a cost effective and long-lasting option, like any other concrete that you might have installed. With a range of patterns and styles to choose from, we can provide you with perfect stamped concrete patio or stamped concrete driveway that perfectly complements your home and really increases the curb appeal that it has. So, why opt for plain old concrete when we provide this option?
The first apparent benefit of stamped concrete, besides it’s decorative appeal, is the ease with which is can be installed. Stamped concrete can be installed quickly by our professional team, so there’s no need to deal with hold ups and inconvenience that usually come with having work done around your home or property. This is further beneficial as it helps keep upfront labor costs lower, saving you money. Ultimately, this benefit of stamped concrete means that you don’t have to wait long before you have the perfect decorative and functional outdoor surface that you need.
The reason why concrete, including stamped concrete, is such a great option is the durability and strength that it comes with. Stamped concrete has the durability that’s required outdoors, and needed for a number of tasks that your surface could well be faced with, including heavy foot traffic and excessive weight. This durability is also what makes concrete a cost-effective choice, as it doesn’t require much maintenance and repair long term as a result. So, stamped concrete not only looks great but is also seriously tough and saves you money on repair, and even replacement costs, long term.
Stamped Concrete versus Pavers
Many of the outdoor surfaces that you wish to have installed, including a concrete driveway or walkways, can often be constructed from either stamped concrete or pavers. And you can often find yourself having to choose between stamped concrete versus pavers. So, which one the is the better choice? Overall, stamped concrete is a better option, but this can depend on the material of the pavers. Generally, stamped concrete is more easily installed than pavers, meaning less hassle, is cheaper and more cost effective in the long run due to lower maintenance requirements.