Frequently Asked Questions
These are some of the questions we commonly hear about our imprinted concrete driveway services.
What is an imprinted concrete driveway?
Imprinted concrete driveways are a type of decorative concrete created by laying a base of concrete and then imprinting a pattern or texture into the concrete using textured mats before it hardens. This type of driveway can provide a durable, attractive surface for your home.
What types of patterns can I get for my imprinted concrete driveway?
Imprinted concrete driveways are available in a wide range of styles and patterns, ranging from natural stone to cobblestones, slate, and more. You can even have custom patterns or textures created to create a unique look for your driveway.
How durable is an imprinted concrete driveway?
Imprinted concrete driveways are extremely durable and can last for years. They are also resistant to staining and can be easily cleaned and maintained.
How much does an imprinted concrete driveway cost?
The cost of an imprinted concrete driveway will vary depending on the size of the driveway, the material used, and the complexity of the pattern or texture. Generally, you can expect to pay around £75 to £90 per square metre.
What is the average time needed to install imprinted concrete?
The installation of imprinted concrete typically takes 5 – 7 days, plus 1 – 3 days for the concrete to dry. However, the exact length of time depends on the size of the driveway and the complexity of the pattern.
Does Pattern Imprinted Concrete have a slippery surface?
Pattern imprinted concrete usually has a textured finish, and its traction is further enhanced by the application of a sealing agent that includes an anti-slip compound.
How low maintenance is an imprinted concrete driveway?
An imprinted concrete driveway is extremely low maintenance. It requires no weeding and no regular resealing as it is a single continuous surface that has been hardened against everyday wear and tear. The only maintenance required is occasional power wash to remove surface dirt and grime. With this type of driveway, it is also virtually impervious to oil, petrol, and other automobile leaks and spills.
What colours can I choose for an imprinted concrete driveway?
There are a range of colours available to choose from when selecting an imprinted concrete driveway. Typically they range from natural stone colours such as marbles, terracotta and limestone, to lighter more subtle shades such as pastels and greys. You can also choose a combination of these colours for a unique look. Many suppliers offer hundreds of different colours and finishes so you can customise your driveway to your exact taste.