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Rock Salt Stamped Driveway

The concrete driveway is finished with a Rock Salt Texture Mat. Before we could even think about how we finished the driveway we had to figure out how to form it up. The homeowner wanted a cantilevered edge installed around the perimeter of their rock salt stamped driveway. The natural rock wall was in place…

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Concrete Sitting Wall Framing- The Beginning

This is a job we started about two weeks ago. I collaborated with the owner on the design and layout. Here we have decided to use block as the retaining wall/sitting bench. There is approximately 80 feet of wall. There are going to be two patios an upper and a lower. As you can see…

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Stamped and Textured Concrete Patio

Stamped Concrete Patio Stamped Concrete Patio with texture and to add a little pizazz to it we saw cut the concrete into 4 foot squares. Stamped Concrete Patio or Textured Concrete are two of your choices. There are hundreds of Stamped Concrete to chose from. The texture in this Stamped Concrete Patio photo is slate.  The texture…

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Stamped Concrete Driveway

                      London cobble apron with a broomed driveway body. The color is Hayfield with brown accents. The broomed driveway is done in hayfield also. What I like about this driveway is that it goes very nice with the house. The color, style and finish. It’s not…

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Stamped Concrete Close Up Picture

  Stamped Concrete looks nice. Look at the detail and color variations you can get with stamped concrete. This is called Yorkshire Cobblestone, we use this stamp for driveways, patios, sidewalks and sometimes as accents. I like the stamps that we use, they have realistic textures and are top notch. There are a ton of stamps on…

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Stamped Concrete Patio and Fire Pit

Stamped Concrete Patio and a Fire Pit. Oh yea, it is only the beginning for you. What I mean by the last statement is the fun starts after your patio and fire pit are done. Oh, let me see, two, three days tops and you can have this in your back yard. Perfect for any…

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Stamped Concrete What is the Cost?

I can almost with a fact tell you that stamped concrete is less expensive than pavers. I do know a little about the cost of pavers, but being that concrete is my business there may be someone out there that will tell me hogwash, this, that and the other. I just got off the phone…

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Exposed Aggregate Driveway Richmond VA

Exposed Aggregate Driveway in Richmond VA. Where do I start with this one. This finish is very popular, beautiful and also vilified. The vilification is generally because of neglect. You see, while this surface does not look like it, it is very porous. Let me explain a little bit. When we install exposed aggregate we rinse…

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Concrete- Can’t Breathe, No Air

Did you know that concrete has air in it? Certain kinds of concrete have more than others. Interior concrete has air in it just from the natural churning and turning from the drum. Exterior concrete has air added to it by the concrete company. You only want so much though, because too much air can…

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Stamped Concrete at Memorial

Random Ashlar Slate. I believe the color is taos tan with Le Cresenta Brown Release. This patio is located in Goochland VA, at the Goochland county administration building. We arrived in the morning and graded the site for the new patio. The design/layout was provided to us by the grounds department. After grading and setting of…

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