Stamped concrete has many advantages over standard concrete and other surface materials. This had led to its implementation in numerous projects as it is appreciated for its performance, costs savings, and aesthetics.
Driveways, patios, theme parks, malls, these are just a few of the areas in which stamped concrete is preferred due to the wide range of benefits that it offers. Just as with standard concrete, stamped concrete offers excellent durability and can last in nearly every type of environment in addition to withstanding the harsh demands of high traffic areas.
Not only does stamped concrete offer the known robustness of standard concrete, but it offers reduced long-term maintenance and care. Over an extended period of time, surface materials such as pavers can become loose or settle creating a potential tripping hazard. Stamped concrete never needs to be reset or replaced and eliminates tripping hazards in parks, resorts, and other areas.
It is also easier to install than other materials as it’s often more economical to pour concrete and apply a pattern than it is to haul and place individual paving stones by hand. Additionally, stamped concrete requires less maintenance than many other paving materials which equates into huge savings over the life of the surface.
In addition to being easier to install and maintain, stamped concrete increases the resale value of property. The aesthetic value and curb appeal is something that many buyers seek out in a property resulting in a great return on investment over standard concrete.
Stamped concrete has much more to offer in terms of customization (patterns and colors), longevity, performance, and installation speed. When compared to other paving materials such as asphalt, natural stone, and precast pavers, the superior quality and benefits of stamped concrete becomes immediately apparent. Given all of its features, it’s no wonder why stamped concrete is often preferred over other surface materials.