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What’s Decorative Stamped Concrete Design?
?Stamped concrete is a form of decorative exterior landscape design. Preparing this method of landscape is a form of art as much as it is a science. Alexander and Sons has been proudly serving the Bay Area in decorative and creative concrete land and hardscape services for over 10 years.
- Often found in Front and Backyard Landscape Designs.
- Common material choices include Concrete Pavers, and Flagstone
See below a more detailed summation of Custom Decorative Stamped Concrete:
Stamped concrete is concrete that is patterned and/or textured or embossed to resemble brick, slate, flagstone, stone, tile, wood, and various other patterns and textures. Stamped concrete is commonly used for patios, sidewalks, driveways, pool decks, and interior flooring. The ability of stamped concrete to resemble other building materials makes stamped concrete a less expensive alternative to using those other authentic materials such as stone, slate or brick.
There are three procedures used in stamped concrete which separate it from other concrete procedures; the addition of a base color, the addition of an accent color, and stamping a pattern into the concrete. These three procedures provide stamped concrete with a color and shape similar to the natural building material. It also is longer lasting than paved stone, and still resembles the look. – Citation found below.See reference below.