Is stamped concrete more expensive than pavers?
Stamped concrete is one of the most popular patio and deck materials worldwide. It is slightly cheaper than pavers and offers a variety of colors and patterns. Since stamped concrete is in fact concrete, it will crack at some point.
How long does imprinted concrete driveway last?
Imprinted concrete driveways, on the other hand, typically only last up to 10 years. Interestingly, the reason for their shorter lifespan is also the reason they are so popular: the process involves a single layer of concrete, poured on a sub-base. It’s quick, easy, affordable.
Does imprinted concrete fade?
Can the decorative concrete paving fade? The colour pigments used in the decorative concrete process will not fade. If the colour seems to be getting paler then this is usually an indication of it needing resealing.
Are imprinted concrete driveways slippery?
The sealant used on PIC driveways can be very slippery, particularly in winter when it ices over. This can pose a hazard to people walking on the surface.
What is wrong with pattern imprinted concrete?
Two of the biggest concerns with Pattern Imprinted Concrete are blooming and delamination. Blooming occurs when moisture is trapped under the sealant which is applied to your concrete once it’s been poured and pattern imprinted. This trapped moisture stops the sealant properly penetrating the surface of the concrete.
How much is a resin driveway?
The cost of a resin driveway is typically around £2,400 in the UK, including aggregate, for a 40m2 area. Prices will differ according to the quality of materials and location. A resin drive will range between £40 to £70 per m2, with an average of about £60.
What is imprinted concrete and how is it made?
The unique look of imprinted concrete is achieved by dyeing and stamping standard concrete while its wet, using special dyes and stamping mats. One of the most appealing aspects of our printed pattern concrete is the wide range of styles available, from a variety of print designs to a variety of attractive colours.
Where was the pattern imprinted concrete driveway installed in Liverpool?
For this project, we installed a pattern imprinted concrete driveway in Huyton, Liverpool.
Why choose our printed pattern concrete?
One of the most appealing aspects of our printed pattern concrete is the wide range of styles available, from a variety of print designs to a variety of attractive colours. Designs : We have a wide variety of printing mats available and each creates a unique design for your driveway or patio.
What can you do with printed concrete?
Colours : Further to our wide range of designs, we can provide a selection of colours : You are sure to find a colour to your liking and that compliments your home. Borders – With printed concrete you can choose a border in a different style print to give a finished edge look to your drivewat or patio.