WHAT IS PATTERN IMPRINTED CONCRETE AND ITS BENEFITS?
Pattern imprinted concrete – also known as decorative or stamped concrete – is poured re-enforced concrete that is then imprinted with a pattern before it sets. It’s basically just as its name suggests. And it’s ideal for driveways!
Strong, flexible and durable driveways
Pattern imprinted concrete is used for driveways and patios for many different reasons, but there are three core features of the concrete which stand out for us. The main benefits of Pattern Imprinted Concrete are:
1. It’s Strong and Solid – and can withstand heavy weights
2. It’s Extremely Flexible – and can be poured to any shape
3. It’s Durable and Long-lasting – and requires very little maintenance
1. Strong and solid
Firstly, a pattern imprinted concrete driveway brings the same benefits you would associate with any type of concrete. It’s strong and it’s solid. When you have one big block of concrete, it’s extremely tough and can withstand an awful lot!
2. Extremely flexible
Because we pour the concrete in liquid form, it means we can create almost any shape and border you’d like. We can fill in difficult-to-reach gaps, cover large areas quickly, and customise a driveway or patio to the exact specifications you want. And then we can add a huge range of patterns and colours. Patterned concrete gives you so much choice!
3. Durable and long-lasting
Perhaps most importantly, concrete is a durable material, which means it’s extremely long lasting. When it’s poured, set and finished, it forms a great-looking, sturdy driveway – one that won’t chip, wobble, crack or loosen. Pattern imprinted concrete will last for years and years!
The many benefits of a Decorative Concrete Driveway:
Its Long Lasting
It’s Low Maintenance
It’s Incredibly Flexible
It’s High Quality,
It Adds Value
It Looks Amazing
Stamped concrete makes for one of the best types of driveways
That’s why it’s great for homeowners – because you make it your own. You can style and customise it as much as you want to match your home and what you like.
Better still, because it’s solid concrete, it’s extremely durable and long lasting – so you don’t have to worry about any kind of repairs or replacements – unlike some other driveway types.
This means a pattern imprinted concrete driveway requires very little maintenance and will last for a long, long time in perfect condition.
Get hundreds of driveway ideas for patterned concrete
There are so many different driveway ideas for pattern imprinted concrete, we could only list a few. But if you book a planning appointment with one of our expert surveyors, we can talk you through all your options and help you design your perfect new drive.