Category Archives: Stamped Concrete

And for those who are planning to renovate their homes, decorative concretes can make patios, pathways and pool sides look lovely and modern without the extra cost

Stamped, dyes, acid staining, water-based, overlaying, polishing and engraving are some of the processes that one can avail of. Stamped concretes would include pressing mold to the concrete before it hardens. Non-reactive, chemically reactive and opaque stains are the types of dye used. Chemically reactive ones are applied on concretes after they are hardened or cured. The colours are created… (more…)

I never thought there could be anything decorative about a concrete, let alone that there are many types of it

My friend who’s an interior designer definitely recommended it to me and assured me of the fantastic results without the expensive cost. There are several types of decorative concrete you can check out and choose from which the one that fits your taste, expertise and budget. The most common types of decorative concrete are colored mixtures and stamped concrete. Anyone… (more…)

There are different designs and colors one can use for concrete stamping

They can range from a few hundred dollars to thousands of dollars. There are very many factors that will contribute to the concrete stamping cost. Weather should be something that you should be keen on. This is because rain can ruin the concrete stamping process that you are undertaking. Be sure to have a rough idea of the weather for… (more…)

One thing that people always need is a driveway

Using concrete for a driveway is very common and is something that already exists as part of a home that someone buys or is included in the construction plans on new homes. Another time a residential property may require paving with concrete is when they need to repair or replace sections of the sidewalk in front of their home. For… (more…)

The design can be just about anything you imagine and you can even add color to it so that it looks more realistic

This paper will tell you all the steps you need to know to make your own designs on preexisting concrete surfaces. To create your own, you must procure a piece of whatever pattern or design that you want. Seal the side of the sample that you want to make the pattern off of and give the sealant time to dry… (more…)

Well, if you are bored of seeing mundane colored walls or flowing surfaces or even dull driveways and patios, there is an option waiting for you

There are plenty of designs and colors you can have in your floors, walls and driveways with the decorative concrete. Stamped concreteThis method makes your concrete look like it is made from stone or brick and many other products that include wood and fossils as well. Stamped concretes are greatly durable too and often cost less. You can give a… (more…)

Whenever anyone wants their driveway, surrounding fortifications or patios to take on an artistic look, getting in the professional to lay the flooring etc is probably the best thing to do

Indeed, it used to be that people could do this kind of thing themselves if they were able to get the block patterns. Even colors are available for the cement too and this adds yet another dimension. One may wonder why putting down one slab and then putting on the design is better than installing individual bricks. Failing this, try… (more…)