Services provided by Platinum Crete, LLC
Stamped concrete sidewalks from are tough, long lasting, very economical to lay, and very little effort to maintain. There are an unlimited number of styles you can apply to a sidewalk with stamped concrete and any number of ways of tailoring the material used, the sealer, and the style to best suit the kind of wear and tear your sidewalk is expected to take. Best of all you'll never see weeds poking through your sidewalk and extreme weather. In particular stamped concrete sidewalks are more resistant to the frost and freeze and thaw cycle than alternatives such as natural stone or pavers. Talk to Stamped Concrete Fort Wayne about how stamped concrete is perfect for sidewalks and pool decks in Fort Wayne.
Styles of Sidewalk
There are almost no limits to the styles of stamped concrete. Concrete can be poured in absolutely any form which makes it perfect for unusually shaped sidewalks. Popular designs include having stamped concrete that looks just like stone, or bricks, cobbles, flagstones, or slate. There are at least four different ways of adding color to a stamped concrete sidewalk, starting with integral mixing when the concrete is first laid but including colors that can be altered afterwards to get the final touch just right, with liquid release colors and chemical stains that can be added after the texture is stamped onto the concrete so that you can fine tune it to just the look that you want.
Resurfacing Existing Sidewalks
Stamped concrete sidewalks are ideal for when you're thinking about a new walkway from the curb to your doors, or a path in the parking lot, or a pathway around a garden feature but they are also great for bringing a totally new look to old tired sidewalks since they can be laid right on top of the original. Depending on the nature and condition of the old walkway this may even reduce cost and speed up the laying procedure – talk to Stamped Concrete Fort Wayne now about how we can make your old sidewalks bright as new.
Costs of Stamped Concrete Sidewalks
The costs of stamped concrete sidewalks from Stamped Concrete Fort Wayne vary depending on the complexity of the design. A simple stamped concrete sidewalk with a simple pattern and broom finish, including sealant, is likely to cost less than rival brick, stone, or paver alternatives and last longer. More complex designs involving more colors and patterns will add to the cost but bear in mind that where alternative materials will eventually need replacing, stamped concrete can simply be resurfaced and recolored.
Stamped Concrete for Heavy Footfall
Stamped Concrete Fort Wayne are the experts in stamped concrete including the different types of aggregates used, the patterns that give best traction and last longest, and the sealants that guarantee the greatest longevity even with heavy footfall. We can also make your stamped concrete walkways anti skid so talk to us today about what we recommend as the perfect stamped concrete sidewalk for heavy traffic areas around your property.