The Image Pros Service Spotlight: Decorative and Stamped Concrete
At Image Pros of Rockford, Illinois, we offer popular decorative concrete construction services including decorative concrete patios, decorative concrete walkways, decorative concrete sidewalks, decortive concrete driveways and decortive concrete pool decks. We are experts at installing and designing decorative concrete, also known as stamped, stained and colored concrete. Stamped Concrete is the process of adding texture and color to concrete to make it resemble natural stone, brick, slate and other natural products found in nature including wood, fossils, shells and many more. This limitless array of possibilities - combined with great durability and lower cost than natural products - makes Stamped Concrete an easy choice for new construction and renovation projects.
Due to the wide variety of patterns and colors available, and the cost of stamped concrete in relation to the materials stamped concrete is a substitute for, the choice of stamped concrete is becoming more popular and frequent. Colors and patterns for stamped concrete are often chosen to blend with other stone or tile elements at the residence. Complex designs incorporating steps, courtyards, and fountains can be achieved. Stamped concrete can also be blended with other decorative concrete elements such as exposed aggregate finishes and acid-etch staining.
Decorative concrete is growing in popularity in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin due to its many benefits over its counterparts and can be used for walkways, entry ways, patios, driveways and other areas like pool decks and court yards. The major benefits of decorative concrete are its beautiful presentation, low maintenance requirements, durability, flexibility and affordability. Possibly the greatest benefit of decorative concrete is the aesthetic appeal that it provides and the multitude of surfaces and finishes that you can choose from. The visual design options are endless and can be suited to all different styles and preferences.
Staining can be done to add color to the surface, together with UV inhibiting materials to keep the pigment from fading in the summer months. Color can also be added through acid staining of the surface. The actual process is that there is a chemical reaction between the acid and surface which creates the desired effect.
Water based staining is also another way that color can be added to the stamped concrete to transform the surface into an enticing and inviting home exterior. Decorative Concrete offers it's users low maintenance. All it takes to maintain that beautiful look of stamped concrete is the application of a sealer approximately once every four years. However you should take into account the weather conditions of your area to make the determination.
The durability of decorative concrete is one of the key characteristics of this particular material and the reason for its popularity. Decortive concrete can last longer than many comparable materials and withstand harsh climates and weather conditions.
Additional features and benefits to using decorative concrete are that it is resistant to mold, dust and other allergens so you can provide a safe and healthy environment for your family. Decorative concrete can be used in many different applications including: Walkways Driveways Patios Pool Decks and more.
Now the real tipping point that makes decorative concrete so popular is its low price. If you need to stick to a budget when doing your home renovations -- decorative concrete is your number one choice. Combined with its other benefits of low maintenance, durability and beauty, decortive conctete is both functional and attractive.
Yet in spite of the low price, it certainly does not look it! But don't worry; decorative concrete's low cost feature certainly won't let you down. You can create unique, head turning elements for your home, business or property without breaking the bank.
If you're interested in beautifying your home with decorative concrete, take a moment today to give us a call at 815-639-0903 for a free, no obligation, no high pressure sales consultation of YOUR Decorative, Stamped, Imprinted and stained concrete needs.
We'd love to stop out to your place and chat with you about your dreams, visions and ideas for your decorative concrete project and would love to share our expertise and caring concern. Because at Image Pros of Rockford, we are truly not happy unless and until you are. Call today and mention that you seen this video commercial and receive a special discount just for doing so. We're waiting to hear from you and we'll work hard to deserve - and earn - your business! CONTACT US TODAY FOR A FREE IN-HOME CONSULTATION!!