Stamped Concrete

In the past, imprinted concrete was usually limited to a mason scoring a flagstone-like design freehand, or embedding sticks, leaves and even coffee cans into the surface to achieve a desired effect.

Today, the leading edge of concrete is a process called pattern-stamping. This process involves "stamping" or "impressing" three dimensional patterns into colored concrete with special stamping tools. When the stamping is complete, the product is then sealed, highlighting the colors and providing greater stain and weather resistance. The result is a surface that combines the beauty of masonry with the durability of concrete.

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Our Stamped Work:
 
This Herringbone pattern was done for a small cabin on Lake Brandt in 2003.
This Ashler Slate pattern was done in 2003 for a smaller home located in the western part of Sioux Falls.

This Ashler Slate patter was done in 2003 on a new home in the western part of Sioux Falls.

This stamp project is actually an overlay pour done in 2004 for the Uppercut Bar on E. 10th St.  An overlay is a thin, but very durable, layer of mortar poured over existing concrete.  In this case, we poured the overlay and stamped a wood plank pattern into it.  It turned out great!
This is another Slate pattern done in the Sioux Falls area.
This stamp job was located on a farm near Marion, SD. It is another Ashler Slate pattern with Santa Fe Buff for the integral color and a Walnut
Release. Here you can kind of get an idea how the stamping process is done with the stamps. The third picture is what the concrete looked like
immediately after we were done stamping. It is not sealed and is not the
final product.
This driveway was done in the McKennen Park area in 2005. The individuals wanted a black driveway with the idea that the snow would melt off it easier in the winter time. The color of the driveway is graphite through Concrete Materials.
This house was done in the south central part of Sioux Falls in 2005. The stamp used here is called a feather edge texture skin. We also used two separate release colors to give it a different look.
This sun room was an addition to an existing house near Humbolt. This pattern is called orchard stone and is quickly becoming one of the more popular patterns. Here we used a lighter color for inside the sun room and darker colors for the exterior of the room.
Here is a style of concrete called Exposed Aggregate done in the Crooks area. Here we pour the concrete and sprinkle pea rock on the top of the poor and float it in. After a couple of hours, we wash the cream off the top to expose the rock. Then after a couple of days, we apply a couple of coats of bright seal giving you this final product.
This is another orchard stone pattern poured for a patio in Crooks. This was the first time we tried regular gray concrete as the integral color and threw a black release on top. The results were very impressive.
Here is another exposed ag stoop that we did in the south central part of Sioux Falls. Here we used a red tint to the concrete to give it a different finished look. This color will match the stone work that will be done on the house.
This is a slate pattern done on Brandt Lake. We did an overlay in their living area over the existing concrete floor. We poured the overlay about 1/2 an inch thick over existing concrete and is virtually indestructible.
 

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