Imagine a paving system that gives you all the beauty of natural Stone, Slate or Brick, that uses a specially prepared ready-mix concrete material that is delivered to your site, and then installed by experts.
This highly innovative system is suitable for Driveways, Walkways, Paths & Patios and provides a strong durable surface that is virtually maintenance free for years to come.
Pattern Imprinted Concrete uses a newly formulated high strength, fibre entrained mix design, that gives a long lasting, beautiful, stable surface that unlike Tarmac, Block Paving or Gravel, will not sink or spread, and will not harbour weeds. Wherever you can pour concrete you can pattern imprint it, and with a choice of 100 different designs and 20 colours it allows unlimited individual design possibilities!
Why choose a driveway or path designed and installed by us... well here are a few of our more obvious reasons!
Creative Concrete in managed and run day to day by our very "hands on" director Mark Breary who has been in the business over 30 years. We were established in 2000 continue to grow as an operation.
Creative Concrete cover the whole of the North West specialising in imprinted concrete, but are also able to offer additional services such as stencil concrete, resin print and spray crete. We can create the perfect driveway for you, the driveway that you have always dreamt about. Not only do we operate in the domestic market, we are also able to do commercial work including Resin Screening for the food industry.
At Creative Concrete you the customer are our priority! We keep you informed of our work schedule and make every effort to keep to the deadlines we have set in place. Most imprtantly we respect that we are working in your property and whilst some disruption will occur we will always keep the work area as clean and tidy as possible therefore keeping your disruption to an absolute minimum.
They say a picture says a thousand words. Well here are 16000 words for you!
We could harp on all day about how great we think we are, but thats not what you want to hear. You want to hear from our customers!
Thank you Creative Concrete for my brilliant drive. I love it! U r and your lads are fantastic. Can't recommend enough— Tracey Tyrrell
Massive thanks to to mark and his team for doing our driveway. From start to finish creative concrete have been outstanding. Can't recommend enough.total pleasure doing business. Thanks again. Thankyou— Phil Gilbert and Susan Gilbert
A big thanks to Mark and his lads for their hard work over the past few weeks. A great result My neighbours are very impressed too so hopefully more work coming your way!— Helen Martin
At Creative Concrete we always strive to give you the best information possible. Here are some considerations when we undertake your dream drive, path or patio.
We make every effort to keep to the schedules we commit to but cannot guarantee them due to factors outwith our control such as the weather. We advise you to your inform neighbours about the commencement of work as the construction process does involve the scattering of colour and release powder over the surface which can result in dust being blown about. Please protect immediate areas behind the front and back doors with dust sheets until we leave the site. This will prevent dirt and dust damaging your carpets etc. In certain cases the installation will involve walking over flower beds and lawns. Could you please remove or protect your favourite plants to prevent damage occuring.
Access may be restricted during the the pouring of concrete and drying period. Can you please discuss with the workmen and make adequate provisions so it does not affect your routine. Access to the job site may be required whilst you are out.
On the day that concrete is being poured can you please make sure all doors and windows are kept closed.The following services may be required by our workmen: water and electricity.
A non-refundable deposit of £100.00 is required to secure the booking of a job.
Pattern imprinted concrete is not an exact science. it is designed to reflect real stone. This means the colour and texture will gently change throughout the slab. We do not include any rendering or painting in the quotation. After the surface has been washed off ready for sealing, please do not lay anything on the surface such as door mats or do any gardening as the surface needs to be as dry and as clean as possible. You may walk on the surface 6 hours after sealing. Driving requires 48 hours.Any construction work has its problems. Weather and deliveries can cause delays and difficulties. We give maximum effort to overcome this and take as much care as possible. From yourselves we appreciate your patience and understanding in such circumstances.
The Driveway shall be constructed of 4" (100mm) concrete slab which is air-entrained (frost proofed) and fibre mesh reinforcement. Hardcore shall be type 1 Road Stone which is aggregate 40mm to dust, compacted at a depth of 3" (75mm). This is not needed on paths and patios. When the concreting has been completed the site will be closed off using hazard tape. The responsibility of the driveway naturally passes to you to prevent any damage by arriving guests, cats, dogs, postmen etc. The driveway/patio will be left for 24/48 hours to cure after concreting. Joints will then be cut into the surface at approximately 3.5m spacing. The driveway will be washed to remove the antique release powder. This will expose the pattern and colour.
Vehicles may be parked on the driveway 7 days after concreting or 48 hours after sealing.The sealer is a 1-2 coat application dependant on surface conditions. It protects against oil and algae which requires removal. The sealer has a lifespan of 12-18 months. For a period of 2-4 weeks water may bobble on the surface. This is the same effect that happens to a newly polished car. The nature of the process can result in variation of in colour and depth of imprint, and water formation. Whilst every effort and precaution will be made by the company to ensure the above does not occur, the company shall be under no liability in respect of any defect or damage arising from or as a result of the effects of the process specified.
Any manhole covers which are hidden from view can be installed for £70.00 if required.
PLEASE NOTE - weather has a strong bearing on the start and completion times. Final payment is due on day of completion and the newly laid imprinted concrete remains the property of Creative Concrete Ltd until full payment is recieved.
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