Decorative Concrete Styles Explained: Stamped Concrete

Poorly paved asphalt driveways or roughly finished patios can cause such a hassle for homeowners. From cracks to drainage issues to even potholes, these issues can cause homeowners to pay more than necessary for repairs. In fact, at times, some homeowners have driveways, patios, and garages that are beyond repair. To avoid future repairs and the everlasting hassle, many residential homeowners are choosing to switch to a decorative concrete for their replacement. One of the most popular concrete design options is known as stamping. Stamped concrete is concrete that has been patterned or textured to resemble a natural stone or various other patterns/textures. This concrete solution is typically used for:

  • Patios
  • Driveways
  • Pool Decks
  • Porches
  • Sidewalks
  • And more.

With the many uses and styles, stamped concrete provides homeowners with a variety of benefits.

Aesthetics

Concrete is versatile and able to be shaped in nearly any pattern. Stamping allows you the ability to choose the pattern that will best increase the beauty of your home. In fact, with concrete’s versatility, it can be form to replicate patterns such as:

  • Brick
  • Tile
  • Slate
  • Flagstone
  • Stone
  • Wood

These decorative concrete style can be customized to combine with other styles of concrete displays such as exposed aggregate, and stained to a variety of colors. Most homeowners choose their style and color based on the surroundings of the home, such as the color of the siding, fencing, and more.

Increases the value of your home.

Are you about to sell your home? If so, replacing that cracked and destroyed driveway or patio with a clean, fresh, and luxurious decorative concrete driveway will drastically increase the value of your home. Potential home buyers will appreciate the value and beauty, and also enjoy the fact that they will not have to spend additional dollars replacing the old driveway, patio, or pool deck.

Low Maintenance.

If maintained properly, concrete can last up to 20 years without significant wear and tear. In addition to a beautiful new driveway or patio, you’ll also spend less in the long run by choosing a decorative concrete solution.

Low Cost.

Because of its ability to imitate natural stone, stamped concrete is a low cost option for homeowners looking to add beauty to their home. Instead of spending far too much on a poorly paved asphalt driveway or natural stone, choose decorative concrete for an affordable solution.

Are you ready to invest in a beautiful decorative concrete driveway for your Middle Tennessee home? Creative Concrete Solutions can help. Contact us at (615) 289-8823.