Stamped concrete is essentially poured concrete that has been imprinted before it dries. The intent is to create the look of concrete slabs or pavers but at a lower cost. While this option may be tempting, there are certain reasons you may want to avoid it.
When most homeowners think of landscaping, images of flowers, shrubs and trees usually come to mind. While these elements are important, they are only one part of the picture. To be truly complete, most backyards also need an element to complement the softness and beauty of plant life—hardscaping.