Stamped Concrete FAQ
All American Decorative Concrete’s products are without a doubt beautiful but you may have some questions about stamped concrete, stained concrete, decorative concrete overlays, or other services that All American offers. Check out this list of frequently asked questions to see if we can answer any of your concrete questions online;
Where can I put it?
Stamped concrete can be installed in patios, pool decks, driveway, walkways, courtyards, entranceways and most residential and commercial locations.
Will the color fade?
All American utilizes the finest pigments available, in most instances integrally coloring the entire slab. This process allows for better color longevity and minimal fading. In conjunction with our sealers it will bring many years of low maintenance.
What are the advantages of stamped concrete over other materials?
Reduced long-term maintenance and care, increased longevity, increased property value.
Can you prevent cracks?
We do everything possible, and by industry standards, to prevent cracks. This includes the proper sub grade preparation to cutting the control joints in the correct locations. We do not guarantee that a crack will not form over time.
What patterns are available?
Many colors and patterns are available. With our experience we are able to assist in most popular patterns and colors choices available.
How thick is Stamped Concrete?
Our standard slab is a minimum of 4 inches. Some situations will require us to pour 6 inches of concrete and this would be discussed before the project takes place.
Can it go over existing concrete?
Yes, under certain circumstances it will require us to cap or pour over existing concrete.
Can I drive on Stamped Concrete?
Yes, you can drive on stamped concrete. We recommend waiting 3 – 7 days of cure time after new concrete is placed before vehicles are allowed to drive on it.
Still have any questions? Don’t hesitate to give us a call! All American is happy to answer any of your questions anytime!