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Pleasanton Stamped Concrete Patio

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Reliable Stamped Concrete Patio

Stamped concrete is a great choice for enhancing the look of your patio, pool deck or driveway. The material is patterned, textured and embossed to look like natural stone, flagstone, slate, tile or wood. Concrete can transform the look of your patio for a small cost.  It is advisable to hire a professional concrete contractor Pleasanton. Dial (925) 961-5004 to get free estimates from our concrete experts.

When Building Stamped Concrete Patio

However, if you choose to do it, there are certain mistakes that you need to avoid:

  • Incorrect mix

You need to use the right proportion of water and concrete. If you would like to achieve the right mixture for your stamped concrete patio, you should also carry out a slump test before pouring.

  • Wrong texture or pattern

You can easily become overzealous when working on a stamped concrete patio. However, rather than choose a complex design, you can begin with the basic patterns like the square tiles and also a small area. As your skills continue to improve, you can now expand to some bigger areas with more intricate textures and patterns. At Pleasanton Concrete and Masonry, we can help you create a custom design. You can reach us on (925) 961-5004.

  • Poor choice of color

When choosing a color for your stamped concrete patio, you can create an illusion that can leave your concrete looking like different. You need to have realistic colors that are close to the materials used. For example, if you need your patio to look like natural bricks, use a color that looks like bricks.

  • No sealing

If you would like your stamped concrete patio to last long, you need to ensure that you seal it right. This can help to preserve the texture and color. It can help the stains to set in and therefore enhance the overall look of concrete.

  • Over pouring

If you pour a very big slab, you may be unable to handle it. Avoid pouring more than seven yards at a time. When you are stamping a very big slab, this may start by looking great but it can be hard to get a good impression. The weather will determine to a large extent how much you will achieve.

Hire A Contractor for Your Stamped Concrete Patio

If you want your project to look good, you will need to work with a qualified and experienced concrete contractor.  If you are in the Pleasanton area, one of the names that are worth considering is Pleasanton Concrete and Masonry. To get an obligation-free quote, call us on (925) 961-5004.