Try Cat & I’s High-Quality Concrete Stamping Services
If you are looking for a practical way to update your patio or give your driveway a custom look, then try stamped concrete.
Stamped concrete is an innovative way of creating a beautiful finish to your exterior patio, pool deck, walkway, driveway, or interior floors.
To make stamped concrete, we use molds to imprint concrete patterns of brick, cobblestone, tile, slate, wood planks, and other designs. Concrete stamps can be applied as an overlay on an existing concrete slab or pressed onto freshly poured concrete.
Stamped Concrete Procedures
The processes involved in stamped concrete are relatively different from other concrete procedures.
1. Addition of Base Color
The primary color used for stamped concrete is the base color. This should complement the natural building color and other design elements. Powdered color hardener gives concrete its base color. The color hardener can be added to the concrete mixer or applied to the wet surface.
2. Addition of Accent Color
Accent color is the secondary color used in stamped concrete to achieve the texture similar to other building materials. The application of color release to the concrete produces accent color. The color release, which comes in powder and liquid forms, also prevents concrete stamps from sticking to the surface.
3. Stamping Patterns in Concrete
Concrete stamps are pushed into the wet concrete layer and then removed, leaving the design imprint over the surface. Modern concrete stamps use polyurethane material that gives a more realistic finish.
Benefits of Stamped Concrete
Enjoy these benefits of stamped concrete on your patio, driveway, walkway, pool deck, bathroom, kitchen, basement floors, or in any part of your house:
Various Color and Pattern Options
Since concrete is poured on-site, it is subject to different customizing options. Concrete can be colored to match the exterior of your home, a pool, or anything you want. You can make a freshly applied stamped concrete blend in harmony with your existing design. Concrete can be stamped on with any pattern, giving you unlimited design options.
Installing stamped concrete does not require as much installation labor as natural stone or pavers, thus reducing the overall cost. Concrete is also less expensive than other surface materials.
Our highly trained Florida team can install stamped concrete quickly and without any hassle. Installing stamped concrete is faster and cheaper than installing natural stone or wood because it requires less labor. The affected area will be out of commission for a shorter period so that you can quickly get back to normal.
Excellent Performance and Longevity
A stamped concrete surface will serve you for many years. Unlike other building materials, it will not sink unevenly, will hold up to heavy foot traffic and furniture, and will meet the demands of children and pets.
The only maintenance requirement for stamped concrete surfaces is resealing once every few years. Resealing concrete surfaces preserves its color and prevents cracking or chipping. Besides resealing, sweep or wash a stamped concrete surface with soap to keep it clean.
Cat & I: Your Go-To Stamped Concrete Contractor in Florida
Make your home more beautiful and elegant through concrete stamping that works well for creating curves and other unique designs.
If you want to know how your Florida home can benefit from the smooth curves and visually appealing look of stamped concrete, contact Cat & I at (407) 654-7574 in Orlando or (813) 337-6700 in Tampa.