Stamped Concrete is a type of concrete flooring that is designed to look like stone, wood, bricks, and other types of patterns and textures that are used to define floorings. Usually, stamped concrete is used for driveways, patios, street side-walks, pool flooring, and even building interiors. Stamped concrete is known to emulate the look of bricks and stones, hence why they are the best and cheaper alternative to the mentioned flooring materials.
Concrete provides the perfect canvas for creating an economical replica of more expensive materials, and yet still maintaining a very natural look. Stamped concrete, commonly referred to as patterned stamped concrete, is concrete that is designed to resemble brick, slate, flagstone, stone, tile and even wood. Due to the wide array of options when it comes to concrete pattern, concrete colors, and the cost of stamped, or imprinted concrete concerning the materials it is a substitute for, the choice of stamped concrete is becoming more popular and frequent.
Colors and patterns for stamped cement are often chosen to blend with other stone, tile or patterned concrete elements at the residence. Complex designs incorporating steps, courtyards, and fountains can be achieved when patterns are pressed into the concrete. Stamped concrete can also be blended with other decorative concrete elements and also provides the perfect canvas for creating an economical replica of more expensive materials, and yet still maintaining a very natural, authentic look. Lafayette general contractor recognizes the value of using stained concrete in our designs.