Stamped concrete, often called textured or imprinted concrete, can replicate the look of slate, flagstone, tile, brick, and even wood. In addition to offering an improved visual aesthetic to a space, stamping can also offer a level of safety by reducing slip and fall potentials. More slip resistant than conventional concrete, stamped concrete is a permanent solution that reduces the human and financial cost of slip/fall accidents while eliminating the need for costly replacement safety mats or rugs. Grooves can be cut to channel water away from an area or patterns can be added to increase traction underfoot.
Optimal Locations for Stamped Concrete
Any interior or exterior concrete that has the potential to be slippery can benefit from being stamped. Outdoors, it is often used on driveways, walkways, pool decks, patios, and parking lots. Indoors, stamped concrete can be used to create unique patterns and designs for restaurants, stores, or residential entryways. It can also be used in commercial kitchens, manufacturing facilities, and be incorporated in thousands of other places where liquids are present.
Not only does stamped concrete offer a level of safety, it also offers a level of customized beauty due to the virtually unlimited array of patterns, colors, and styles available. Natural stone (slate, flagstone, fieldstone, etc), brick, cobblestone, and wood are popular patterns while grays, earth tones, and red/russet hues (with brick patterns) are the most popular colors. Colors can also be mixed, layered, or antiqued and multiple colors can be used to create more realistic stone coloration or contrasting color patterns. By stamping a pattern into concrete, existing cracks and blemishes can also be intentionally disguised or flaws can be incorporated into the overall pattern.
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We pay attention to every detail, from the cleaning of the concrete to be stamped to the correct application of the sealer. Stamped concrete is long-lasting, inexpensive, easy to install, and low maintenance! Adding this custom service to your concrete can both restore and enhance its look, while drastically reducing the chances for dangerous slips, falls, and potential lawsuits. Contact us today to discuss your concrete stamping options.