Stamped Concrete Contractor Serving Lancaster County and Chester County PA
When in the market for stamped concrete whether it be a stamped concrete patio or just a plain concrete sidewalk, consumers have many questions like what is the cost of stamped concrete compared to other alternatives like concrete pavers? Or what stamped concrete patterns are available and what is the process of concrete stamping? We have taken the time to explain our procedures to help answer most questions. Below are the specifications and procedures that will be followed by Morrison Custom Concrete for your stamped concrete project to insure your investment will last for many years to come. We have 1000′s of satisfied customers that we have completed projects for over the years in the Chester County and Lancaster County PA area following these procedures. We look forward to adding you to our list of satisfied customers!
Here in the Northeast with the freeze and thaw during the winter months it is important to construct concrete structures accordingly to withstand the elements we experience.
Stamped Concrete Process
- Scheduling a date to meet at your home or business to discuss your Stamped Concrete Project.
- After our initial meeting we will prepare a quote for the project.
- Lay out project with the customer. Discuss colors, stamp pattern choice, etc.
- Removal and disposal of existing patio, sidewalk, etc…
- All proposed areas will be excavated to achieve 4”-6” stone base.
- Tamp soil for proper compaction as needed.
- Forms in place where concrete is to be installed per design.
- Place and grade 4” – 6” stone base. Tamp for proper compaction as needed.
- Install wire mesh and re-bar reinforcements as needed along with fiber expansion as needed.
- Hang protective plastic and canvases to protect all surroundings.
- Order, place and finish color of choice 4,000 psi air entrained fiber re-enforced concrete. “low slump”
- Pull wire and re-bar up into the center of the concrete while leveling concrete.
- Bull float, edge concrete and apply smooth finish.
- Apply powder release antiquing.
- Stamp the concrete with stamp pattern of choice.
- Expansion joints as needed to help control cracking.
- Wash area of stamped concrete.
- Apply stamped concrete sealer.
- Back-fill all areas disturbed using excavated soil.
Disposal of all debris from the project.
- Colored Concrete
- Acid Stained Concrete
- Imprinted Concrete
- Textured Concrete
- Pool Decks
- Concrete Edging