Adding decorative stamped concrete to your Downriver property is a great way to add home value and curb appeal. From patios, pool decks, and driveways to walkways and retaining walls, stamped concrete can transform any outdoor space into something truly unique. But if you want the best results, it’s important that you hire a licensed, professional concrete stamping contractor for the job.
There are several benefits of hiring a concrete professional for your project including quality workmanship, access to better materials and tools, knowledge of local building codes and regulations as well as experience in completing similar projects (check out our portfolio here). Professional concrete contractors also offer warranties on their work so that you can have peace of mind knowing that the finished product will be up to standard and can withstand the weather here in Michigan which can be brutal at times.
In addition to these benefits, a professional concrete contractor can also provide valuable advice on how best to maintain your new decorative feature over time so that it looks its best year after year. Here at Cutting Edge Concrete we also offer maintenance for stamped concrete as well to ensure it looks great for decades to come!
Advantages of Professional Installation
While we’ve already listed some of the benefits of hiring a professional concrete contractor such as Cutting Edge, there are a few more that you should consider as well. Here are just a few more:
Working with a professional concrete contractor means that the job will be done quickly and correctly. You won’t need to wait weeks or even months to get a project completed. Professional contractors have access to the right tools and materials necessary to get your project completed in a timely manner without sacrificing quality.
One thing you really want to avoid when dealing with a project such as stamped concrete is a less-than-professional contractor starting a project only to abandon it mid-way through causing you all sorts of problems. Hiring a professional contractor who has the team of people, right equipment, experience, and knowledge of how the project goes is a huge advantage.
Special Considerations for Outdoor Areas
When it comes to incorporating drainage and other features into the design of stamped concrete, hiring a professional contractor is essential. Professional contractors have the experience and expertise to develop plans that provide proper drainage around the area, as well as create slope where necessary. This not only ensures that your new decorative feature looks great, but is also functional and serves its intended purpose.
Qualifications you should look for in a contractor
For any project involving stamped concrete, it’s important you hire a professional contractor with the appropriate qualifications and insurance. Here at Cutting Edge Concrete, we are fully licensed and insured so that you know your project is in good hands.
Frequently Asked Questions
It’s important to do your research and choose a licensed, insured contractor who has experience in the type of project you need. Ask for references, look at their portfolio and reviews online, or talk to other local businesses who have used the same contractor before.
Depending on the size of your project and complexity, stamped concrete projects can take anywhere from 1-3 days. However, a professional contractor will typically assess the job in advance and provide you with an accurate timeline so that there are no surprises down the line.
Stamped concrete requires minimal maintenance and care to keep it looking great year after year. Regular cleaning with a pressure washer should be done at least once a season, while sealing the surface every 2-3 years will help protect against staining and weathering. For more detailed advice on how to maintain your stamped concrete, contact a professional concrete contractor for guidance.
Ultimately, when you’re ready to start your concrete project, there’s no substitute for having the job done professionally. Here at Cutting Edge Concrete we offer quality workmanship and superior customer service at an affordable price. Give us a call today to learn more about how our professional stamping services can add beauty and value to your property. We look forward to working with you!