Welcome to John E. Tarr Cement
Contracting. We specialize in concrete projects for residential
and commercial properties. John E. Tarr Cement Contracting is well
known in Southwestern Pennsylvania for many types of custom work
such as, stamped concrete, integral coloring, exposed aggregate,
steps with check walls, & acid stain coloring.
Stamped concrete adds beauty &
style to any driveway, sidewalk, patio and pool. Stamped concrete
can be installed anywhere you put traditional concrete. Regular
gray dulling concrete can now be stamped & colored in many
combinations using one of our 16 patterns and over 40 colors. Our
most popular patterns are granite slate, random filled stone,
symmetrical brick/cobblestone and European fern.
As the concrete is being placed on the job in the normal manner
experienced finishers apply the color or colors. They also apply a
release agent which is also a color (darker or lighter than the
primary color). This prevents the stamp from sticking to the wet
concrete. After pulling up the stamp this leaves an imprint in the
concrete from form to form. The following day the finisher returns
and power washes off the excess release agent and then applies a
coat of clear seal to protect your investment from the
environment. Your stamped concrete should last 30 to 40 years.
Cost is substantially less expensive than paver stone or masonry.
Stamped concrete will not let weeds grow through.
Please review the following photos
that highlight some of the custom details & creative methods.
To see the wide selection of stamp patterns
available click here.