Stained Concrete is one of the hot new treatments for concrete patios, interior floors, entryways, countertops, pool decks and more. From new homes with elaborate concrete driveways to budgeted one-room remodels showcasing a stunning stained concrete floor, the attraction is continuing to grow when it comes to using stained concrete. Concrete is no longer gray and boring, it is now thought of as a decorative element.
United We Stand LLC recognizes the value in using stained concrete in our designs.
Stained concrete transforms traditional gray concrete into breathtaking warm floors with little maintenance.
When comparing the cost of stained concrete with alternative flooring materials, such as carpet, tile, or hardwood, you should factor in longevity and replacement costs. Properly sealed and maintained stained concrete will last for. Its invulnerable to tearing, gouging, mold, or water damage. Even if the stained surface wears after time, it can often be brought back to life with some touchup staining application of sealers.
Staining concrete is one of the most popular applications for transforming concrete slabs. Often referred to as colored concrete, homeowners, designers and builders are drawn to stained concrete because of the unique outcome that can be achieved combining colors, application techniques, etc., on cement flooring and other substrates. The results are limited only by the creativity of those involved in the stained concrete process.
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.
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 such as acid staining. 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 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 options when it comes to concrete pattern, concrete colors, and the cost of stamped, or imprinted 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 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 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