Your existing concrete patio might be in good condition with no big cracks or other damage, but it still looks rather dull and boring. A plain concrete slab works well for a patio; it is a durable material and will give you years of service; unfortunately, it’s not the most aesthetically pleasing choice. If you want to spruce up your concrete patio, you should consider concrete stamping by your Northern Colorado concrete company. Your patio is a wonderful place where you can relax with your family or entertain friends. But many of you have basic concrete patios that could use a good sprucing up, and we are here to help.
Stamped Concrete Changes Everything
With decorative concrete stamps, you are virtually unlimited on the designs you can choose. Not only do you get to select the color of the stamped concrete, but there are hundreds of designs from which to choose. If you are a fan of hardwood floors, it is all too easy to achieve the very same look for your concrete patio. You can choose a pattern that will give your patio a rustic and earthy look that will undoubtedly catch the attention of the people you entertain.
Another option is to choose a pattern that resembles stone cut into pavers. What you wind up with is a blocky pattern that is as timeless as it is stunning to look at. This is a great choice when you have a stone wall or iron patio furniture. It’s almost like pairing the perfect wine with your dinner.
You might have a concrete patio, but with a stamped design, you will fool your friends and neighbors. A stamped wood plank design will have your patio looking just like a deck but without all of the maintenance that goes into owning one. And we guarantee that visitors will be asking a lot of questions about this marvelous creation.
An intricate herringbone design would look great in any homeowner’s backyard. You will be so proud of your choice that you might even go as far as to take pictures of your patio and post them on social media.
Arizona flagstone is a pattern with multiple size stones as well as stones in various shapes. The uneven grout lines give your patio the appearance of natural stone. This is one of the most popular choices among homeowners.
We could go on all day about the choices you have with stamped concrete, but it is far easier to let you take a look at what else is available.
After Your Stamped Concrete is Installed
Once your patio is finished with a beautifully stamped design, your work is still not done. While a stamped patio is sleek and stylish, there is more that can be done to improve your outdoor space. Think about it; you wouldn’t install hardwood floors in your living room and ignore the walls that need to be painted or the curtains that are faded and outdated. Once your stamped patio is complete, you will notice that there need to be other changes.
Let’s start with the furniture you enjoy on your patio. While your patio set might be comfortable, it might also be outdated and weathered. Great patio furniture is both stylish and functional, and it will enhance and improve your outdoor space. For example, a wicker sofa and rocking chair with plenty of cushions will have you spending even more time outside. And don’t forget a table for those outdoor dining experiences.
The right rug is a must for the perfect outdoor space. It is best if you wait until the patio is complete before making a decision on the color and style. A rug will make your patio homey, warm, and it will enhance the stamped concrete. An outdoor rug is an essential element of your outdoor space, and it will bring the area together. And that is the truth, not just our opinion, man.
Have a Fireplace Installed
If you would like an element that makes your outdoor space even cozier, then you should consider having a fireplace or other fire feature installed. A stamped concrete fireplace would go rather well with your updated patio, but there are several other options as well.
In addition to providing warmth and ambiance, a fireplace or fire feature can also be utilized for cooking purposes. Just imagine you and your family hanging out on your patio on a Saturday night grilling hot dogs and roasting marshmallows. That is a great way to bring the family together.
You will definitely want people to see your updated stamped patio when it is dark outside, so you will need to have landscape lighting installed. In addition to lighting up your patio, outdoor lighting ensures that you don’t have to cut your evening short due to darkness.
This is something you might think you can do on your own, but there are plenty of mistakes that can be made. For example, lights that are too bright and harsh make people feel uncomfortable and make it difficult to relax. There are several things to consider when having outdoor lights installed, so it makes sense to at least consult with an expert.
When it comes to delivering beautiful and high-quality patio designs for your outdoor space, Cesar’s Concrete is the leader for all of your concrete needs. So if you demand superior craftsmanship and outstanding installation, pick up the phone and give us a call.