Poured concrete is the most commonly used outdoor surface material, according to homeowners in 77% of geographical regions around the world. Since this technique is so common, it only makes sense that homeowners would want to customize the concrete around their home in order to enhance the beauty of their living space.
But there’s more than one way to get beautiful decorative concrete overlay patterns. If you want to upgrade your concrete floors, but aren’t sure where to start, here are a few custom stamped concrete trends any homeowner should learn about.
Concrete contractors can do a lot of things to help customize your concrete floors through numerous technologies and techniques. One of the most common ways this is done is through hand tooling. This method is more expensive and more time-consuming than others, but the end result is beautiful and can be customized to whatever design you desire. In addition, this technique can be used on any color of concrete to create a truly one of a kind piece.
In the past, gray might have been the only color option for concrete, but technological innovations have allowed homeowners to choose almost any stamped concrete colors they want to enhance their home. If you’re looking for baby pink stamped concrete designs, all you need to do is ask because odds are the color is available. The possibilities are truly endless when you think about it!
Not happy with stamped concrete colors before the concrete sets? Post-setting coloring is another method used by stamped concrete contractors to color the surface after it has set. In addition to being another option for you, the homeowner, this method can often result in some beautiful, unique color combinations.
Just concrete not doing it for you? Now, you can add materials to the concrete while it’s still being mixed to get some new textures that will really set your floors apart from the rest.
If you want a new spin on your old concrete, any of these methods will be perfect for you.
Invite one of our stamped concrete design experts over and let us have look at your project. They'll give you plenty of advice and ideas that will help your pool, walkway or patio project become a great success.