One of the reasons concrete is such a favored material, is because of its wide range of options for customizability. Whilst stone or brick is only going to give you a limited choice for appearance, concrete can give you thousands. Through the various methods of decorative concreting, you can create unique and personal aesthetics, without needing to pay the high costs of other materials. You can choose from a wide pallet of colors, create a unique texture or pattern and even, recreate the looks of other premium materials. All you need to do, is ensure you are working with skilled and talented professionals. At Rockford Concrete, we know how to get the most out of concrete and can show you just how many design options we can help you take advantage of.
Stamping concrete is a way to recreate the quality looks of another material. Textures of cobblestones, slate, sandstone or a number of other things can be reproduced. Using stamping methods means that you can achieve the premium aesthetic that you want, without needing to pay premium prices. And, when you trust us with the task, you get to enjoy the exemplary standard of workmanship that we deliver. If you have a particular design that you would like to create, let us know and we will do our best to bring it to life.
After we have poured a fresh concrete surface, it is going to leave a simple and flat look. This works for some people; however, many want to be able to add a little bit more detail, in the way of the aesthetic. Through a number of expert techniques, we can make your new concrete installation look much more interesting. Whether that is through our rock salting method or with some artistic brush strokes, you can completely change the appearance, through very cost-effective means.
One of the most popular ways to apply decorative concrete, is by adding color to the material. There are two ways for you to color concrete. The first, is by using a dye. It’ll leave a more vibrant look, however is best suited to indoor spaces. The other, is by adding in a stain or a pigment. This gives a more subtle look, which could work brilliantly, alongside our stamping service. Stains won’t weaken in the elements, so this is the perfect way to color your outdoor installation. Whatever your choice, one of our consultants will sit down with you and help you find the look, that is most going to suit your vision.
Over the top of the surface, it is common to apply a polish. Leaving behind a sleek and shiny finish, many people enjoy the aesthetic it creates. Using an epoxy coating, we will be able to highly the looks of the installation, with some additional gloss. This will work brilliantly on top of colored concrete, as well as a plainly poured surface. If you like the looks that polish achieves, you can bet we will be able to create it for you.