Stamped concrete, commonly referred for many reasons
Stamped concrete, commonly referred to as patterned concrete or imprinted concrete, is concrete that is designed to resemble brick, slate, flagstone, stone, tile and even wood. In this section you will see how stamped concrete can be used to beautify pool decks, driveways, entries, courtyards, and patios.
Due to the wide array of concrete patterns and colors available, and the cost of stamped concrete in relation to the materials it is a substitute for, the choice of stamped concrete is becoming more popular and frequent.
Colors and patterns for stamped concrete 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. Stampedconcrete can also be blended with other decorative concrete elements such as exposed aggregate finishes and acid-etch staining, along with a particular pattern, such as running bond brick, hexagonal tile, worn rock or stone.
Concrete provides the perfect canvas for creating an economical replica of more expensive materials, and yet still maintaining a very natural, authentic look. This kind of deck has the look of a natural stones deck. contrasting colored cement.