Concrete 101

Two popular building materials for outdoor construction projects are stamped concrete and concrete pavers. To help you decide, we provide a brief overview of the differences between these options 

More slippery when wet

Smooth, flat surface can cause daytime glare

3-5 days of settling before walkable

Hairline cracks can occur in as little as a few months

(because of this people will often used textured molds) 

It shows more wear and tear

Surface can become uneven over time

Aids in drainage of rain, snow, water

Lower heat absorption making them ideal for outdoor areas exposed to afternoon sun

More slippery when wet

Smooth, flat surface can cause daytime glare

3-5 days of settling before walkable

Safety?

Usability? 

Upkeep

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