Stamped Concrete Stone with Basic Steps to Make
Stamped concrete stone is one of many ideas to decorate the patio, walkways, and interior flooring. The stone also has special feature which cannot be got from other material. It can resemble to other material easily such as brick, slate, flagstone, stone, tile, wood and more. Before installing it as decoration, pay attention that it needs base of compacted sand and gravel, need special tools to shape the surface, cannot do any mistake, and heavy material.
How to Build a Stamped Concrete Stone
There are three main procedures in making a stamped concrete stone. It is called base color, accent color, and stamped concrete stone pattern. These terms must be filled properly. First, choose the color and texture of the stone. Then, place the concrete. There are two techniques in coloring the concrete, integral with ready mixture and broadcast with apply hardener directly to the surface of concrete. Let the hardener absorbed.
Next, apply the color release agent. Before to do it, choose the colors of the release agent. The next step is starting to texture the concrete. Do not forget to get a help of other people to help laying the mats. Remove the excess release agent using pressured washer. Last, seal the concrete as steps in build stamped concrete stone.