5 Reasons Stamped Concrete is an Excellent Choice

September 13, 2021
5 Reasons Stamped Concrete is an Excellent Choice

If you are looking for something new for your driveway, perhaps stamped concrete will be something you like. Rather than settling for just plain concrete, consider something more decorative.

Stamped concrete adds so much to your driveway, patio, or sidewalk. Increase the curb appeal of your home. You can choose from any number of designs and colors to enhance your new concrete.

5 Reasons Stamped Concrete is an Excellent Choice

Stamped concrete is regular concrete but after it is poured, a stamp is used to add a pattern or design of your choosing.

1. Pattern and Color Choices

One of the biggest benefits of using stamped concrete is the options. You can choose any color you like. Find a color to match other concrete, your home, portions of your home, the pool, or something completely unique.

You can also pick any pattern you like. Rather than using other materials, stamped concrete can be made to look just like them. Brick, stone, slate, cobblestone, and even wood.

2. Durability

Once poured, stamped, and sealed, your concrete will last for many years to come. Concrete is very durable anyhow, but when you add colors, these form additional protective layers.

The colors need their own hardeners so that gives your stamped concrete that much more protection. Adding a good sealant means your concrete can last for many years.

Unlock other materials that need a lot of maintenance, concrete won’t break down or require a lot of extra work. It doesn’t need to be replaced or repaired anywhere near as often as some materials.

3. Cost-Effective

Get the look of stone, wood, brick, or anything else without the exorbitant price. The concrete can be made to look just like almost any other material you want without the high price tag.

Concrete is poured and stamped on-site. You are not paying to have bricks or stones shipped in and installed. Even having a more intricate design stamped in is still less expensive than many other materials commonly used.

4. Low Maintenance

Poured, stamped, and sealed. It’s smooth and level and it is very easy to take care of. The seal keeps it from getting stained, wet, or damaged. The seal and the durability mean it is less likely to crack or crumble under normal conditions.

Easy to clean when needed, and stains or mildew will not be as much of a problem. Some materials need constant care which can be expensive and time-consuming. These can be used indoors and outdoors for any look and style you want.

5. Looks Fantastic

Stamped concrete on your driveway or patio can really change the entire look of your home and yard. It can take it up to a whole new level. Get to match your home or add a new touch of color and style.

It is versatile and far less expensive than other materials. You can expect it to last for many many years without much effort. Keeping it in great shape requires sealing and checking every few years, and the rest is just great looking concrete.

Stamped Concrete

Affordable, long-lasting, and looks great. The benefits of getting stamped concrete are varied but they can all enhance your home and your yard.

If you need more information or want to schedule an appointment, contact us here at Johnson Concrete today.  A finished stamped concrete surface from Johnson Concrete is one of the most durable and beautiful surfaces that money can buy. Our trusted technicians are experts in the art of concrete.