The Benefits of Decorative Stamped Concrete

Decorative concrete is growing in popularity due to its many benefits over its counterparts and can be used for walkways, patios and driveways. Boring old gray concrete is a thing of the past and can now be transformed into a stunning look and eye catching designs, adding value to the home whilst being very cost effective. The major benefits of decorative concrete are its beautiful presentation, low maintenance requirements, durability and flexibility and affordability....

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Stamped Concrete Aesthetic Appeal

The great benefit of decorative concrete is the aesthetic appeal that it provides and the multitude of surfaces and finishes that you can choose from. The visual design options are endless and can be suited to all different styles and preferences. The stunning visual effect of the colored decorative concrete is created with the use of dyes, sealers and stains. Stamping can be done to add color to the surface, together with UV inhibiting materials to keep the pigment from fading in the summer months. Color can also be added through acid staining of the surface. The actual process is that there is a chemical reaction between the acid and surface which creates the desired effect. Water based staining is also another way that color can be added  to the stamped concrete to transform the surface into an enticing and inviting home exterior....

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Stamped Concrete Offers Low Maintenance

All that it takes to maintain that beautiful look of stamped concrete is the application of a sealer approximately once every four years. However you should take into account the weather conditions of your area to make the determination....

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Stamped Concrete Offers Decorative Durability

The durability of decorative concrete is one of the key characteristics of this particular material and the reason for its popularity. It can last longer than many comparable materials and withstand harsh climates and weather conditions. Additional features and benefits are that it is resistant to mold, dust and other allergens so you can provide a safe and healthy environment for your family....

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Stamped Concrete Design Flexability

Decorative concrete can be used in many different applications including: Walkways Driveways Patios Pool Decks Driveways And many more… Its flexibility also extends to the ability of its use for indoor purposes such as sinks and countertops....

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Stamped Concrete Affordability

The real tipping point that makes decorative concrete so popular is its low price. If you need to stick to a budget when doing your home renovations – decorative concrete is your number one choice. Combined with its other benefits of low maintenance, durability and beauty, it is both functional and attractive. Yet in spite of the low price, it certainly does not look it!...

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What is Stamped Concrete?

Why choose Maverick Stamped Concrete? Maverick Stamped Concrete is simply a concrete slab with a stained, textured and embossed surface.  In concept it sounds simple, but unlike working with any color palate, be it watercolor, oils or acrylics. When a contractor does a bad job, you have a 10,000 pound eye sore.  Choose Maverick Stamped Concrete; 20 years and going strong.  We’ll make it art. The process is when Maverick Concrete: Planning the pattern design, layout, color and most importantly texture variation Often adds color to the concrete as it is re-mixed on site Pour and smooths the slab Chemicals are applied for the appropriate color saturation and texture variance. Presses a pattern into the surface while the concrete is still wet and soft. Often with dynamic design patterns, for realism, adds chemical color enhancers to select highlights to the surface that has been stamped.  ...

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Stamped Stained Concrete A Lower-Cost Alternative

A stamped concrete patio gives you the look and texture of a stone patio for a lot less than the real thing — up to 50 percent less than the cost of natural slate or limestone. That’s not all. Stamped concrete can mimic brick, cobblestones, cracked earth, and weathered wood. Add a bit of fun with leaf patterns, animal shapes, even dinosaur footprints. Best of all, a stamped concrete patio is low-maintenance: The “stones” won’t settle over time, creating uneven surfaces, and there are no grout or joints that can open up to let grass and weeds sprout....

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