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Stamped Concrete Calgary And Surrounding Areas Including: Airdrie; Chestermere; Cochrane Okotoks

Calgary is a city known for several things – hockey, oil, stampede, and agriculture to name a couple. Take a stroll through downtown and you will likely notice that many of the public spaces are paved with stamped concrete. A highly durable and decorative substance, stamped concrete is also popular amongst many Calgary homeowners. Many people in Calgary have opted for stamped concrete patios, driveways, steps and much more.

If you’re looking for a stamped concrete work to be done for your home, business or industrial space call our team today to easily obtain a free estimate.

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What is stamped concrete?

Stamped concrete, often called textured, imprinted or decorative concrete is concrete which reproduces patters like stone, slate, flagstone, tile, brick and even wood.

Recently, stamped concrete has become a favorite choice for many homeowners because it offers a large variety of choices in regards to concrete pattern and concrete colours. Another factor contributing to its popularity is its pricing. The expense a quality decorative or imprinted concrete project can be substantially lower than the materials it is a substitute for.

Concrete is the perfect canvas for making a cost-effective replica of expensive materials, without giving up the natural, holistic appearance. When choosing colors and patterns for your decorative concrete, be sure that they blend with other stone, tile or textured cement elements on your home. Complicated designs with steps, patio and fountains, overlays can be still be stamped into the concrete. Concrete overlays are also utilized in conjunction with other existing decorative concrete elements in an area such as exposed aggregate or acid staining. Popular patterns include running bond brick, hexagonal tile, worn stone or wood.

The nearly limitless design choices are a perfect fit for patios, a driveway, or nearly any other concrete flat work.

Contact us today for any services you need done.

Concrete overlays

Concrete overlays are implemented over existing concrete pads or patios as thin as 1/4″ or up to several inches thick.

Overlays are great for adding a stamp to a surface such as a concrete driveway or patio without having to proceed with total removal and replacement. Overlays may also be used to cover cracks on your project or to just level out or incline a concrete driveway.

You can also add color to overlays to decorate up or create a painted pattern. We recommend a 2″ overlay to ensure no potential cracking especially if you’re adding a stamp on your concrete work.

If you’re searching for a concrete contractor you can trust to deliver value on your new project we would be happy to provide you with the very best experience you could expect.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Stamped Concrete in Calgary

How much does decorative concrete cost?

The price of concrete varies depending on the complexity of your design and color options. For example a stamped concrete patio with a simple wood design will have a lower construction cost than a driveway that requires multiple different colours and stains. .Call us today for a free consultation from the Calgary Concrete Services team.

Is stamped concrete slippery?

Stamped concrete is typically less slippery than natural stone but similarly can become slippery when wet. The sealers we use in our concrete services aid against this.

Will stamped concrete crack?

Stamped concrete is extremely durable, if it does crack it often go unnoticed as they often blend in with the surrounding pattern and join lines.

What patterns can i chose from?

We wrote a blog post here that details the most popular 25 stamped concrete patterns.