Improving Curb Appeal With Stamped Or Stained Concrete

by Rachel Laurendeau on June 18, 2013

I don’t generally think of concrete as being glamorous but have you seen how gorgeous stamped or stained concrete can be when it’s done right?

If you spend any time looking for home improvement ideas on social media sites like Pinterest, you’ve surely seen images for stained and stamped concrete. Now, I’m not sure that I would recommend you try this as a DIY project since it would be a pretty permanent oops if it didn’t turn out perfectly. This is one home improvement where calling in professional concrete contractors would sure be to your advantage.

stained concrete Dayton OhioChoosing concrete colors and design can be daunting but, according to the experts at Professional Property Maintenance, looking at the architectural style or your house can help you make the right selection. For example, while a country-style home would be best enhanced by a driveway in warm tones, the concrete designs of a Spanish-style home can be done in shapes and tones that mimic the terra cotta tiles of the roof or exterior.

For more ideas on selecting the right color and design for your home’s hardscaping in order to boost its curb appeal, talk to your local concrete contractor.

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