is becoming a very popular way to combine the durability of concrete
with the beauty of natural stone. Installation is fast and maintenance
is minimal. It beautifies your home exterior or interior at a fraction
of the cost of natural stone of brick!
Stamping is a process
by which color, texture and patterns are place in freshly-poured concrete
to create a desired look and finish. The use of stamped concrete is
only limited by one's imagination.
patterns and colors now allow a wide array of three dimensional textures
and design. Often stamped concrete is used with smooth finished concrete
of contrasting colors or exposed aggregate concrete to add curb appeal
and provide pleasing crack control. The use of a high gloss sealer completes
the look, giving that glazed appearance.
You can use stamped
concrete in any place you would use concrete - driveways, patios, sidewalks,
swimming pool decks or entryways for homes or businesses. Its technology
can be applied to both horizontal and vertical surfaces. Its process
increases the surface strength to 8,000 PSI, perfect for high traffic
architects and developers are realizing the benefits that stamped concrete
has to offer. The result from its application is an immediate and dramatic
improvement over normal finished concrete.
Because of its
low maintenance, durability, pleasing hardscape and affordable cost,
stamped concrete is by far the best decorative durable surface to choose
from. It has proven itself to withstand high volumes of traffic without
any noticeable wear or maintenance. This is the reason that stamped
concrete has been the product of choice for theme parks like Disney
World, Universal Studios, etc.
Unlike brick pavers,
stamped concrete is nonporous when finished, making it waterproof and
stain resistant. You no longer have to worry about unveiling problems
due to stone settling below grade of popping up from the ground. It
is also maintenance free - no grass and dirt will get between the brick
of stones because stamped concrete is laid in one single monolithic
What can you do
with concrete that's new and different? Anything you can imagine. Dare
Concrete's stamping will make your home not only beautiful - but also