How Much Does It Cost for Stamped Concrete Patios?
A Guide to Pricing

Stamped concrete patios typically range in price from $8 to $16 per square foot.

To give you a perspective on stamped concrete patio cost for an actual size: 20’ x 20’ or 400 square feet will range from $3,200 to $7,400. Four-hundred (400) square feet  is the size of a 2 car garage.

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Factors That Affect Stamped Concrete Patio Cost

Concrete stamping is a custom project. You can choose unlimited patterns and shapes of your patio.

Pattern options include:

•    Brick
•    Natural Slate
•    Natural Stone
•    Seamless
•    Wood Plank

Within the patterns mentioned above, there are many choices. For example, brick is available in Herringbone, Running Bond or Basketweave. Natural stone is available in Cobblestone, Tuscany, Yucatan Stone plus many more.

You can also choose borders along the perimeter of your stamped concrete patterns. The borders can be textured like granite or if brick, you can choose running bond for the border and herringbone for main part of the patio.

The more complex the design, the more the concrete stamping cost will increase. A square or rectangle shape is less labor and design intensive than one with custom curves.

Concrete Stamping Cost – Color Factors

There are a few color options available for your new patio.

•    Integral Color – Color pigments can be added to the mix before being poured.
•    Color Hardeners – These serve a few purposes. They serve as a release to prevent the stamp pattern from sticking to the concrete. They also provide color. A base color can be applied then additional colors are broadcast to the concrete creating a natural appearance.
•    Acid Stains – Acid stains can also be applied topically to stamped concrete. They create a rich appearance.

Stamped Concrete Contractors and Cost:
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The Stamped Concrete Patio Cost Guide: Steps to Determine Price

The factors mentioned below provide a basic guide to concrete stamping costs.

  1. Size – Start by measuring the area. Cost is determined by Price Per Square Foot.
  2. Shape – Choose the shape whether square, rectangle or flowing with curves.
  3. Access – Can the concrete contractors easily access the area for your patio? Will access cause other issues such as damage to lawn and landscaping? New landscapes will increase cost due to trucks, wheelbarrows, installing and removing forms.
  4. Design – Are you choosing a simple pattern or one with borders. There are simple patterns and more complex designs. Each additional design requirement will increase the cost.
  5. Color – Discuss the color options and pricing.