Choosing a Pattern for Your Decorative Concrete

 

Your home’s front (including walkways and entryways) should be taken into consideration when it comes to choosing a pattern for your stamped concrete or concrete overlay. At a first glance, most people would assume that if you have a brick house then you should choose a brick pattern for your patio or pool deck, or if you have a rock house, you should have a rock sidewalk. While this seems good and the logical thing to do, it is not necessarily the right decision. The problem with trying to match a material on your house is that if it doesn’t match perfectly, it will make your new concrete look like an afterthought that doesn’t quite match the original house.

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Stamped Concrete Driveway

Decorative Concrete Should Compliment Your House

When we do a concrete overlay job, we usually suggest to our customers that they choose a pattern and color that would complement the aesthetics and design of their home. What they already have must be enhanced and its value amped up. We typically prefer to choose a material that is different from what is on the home. A rock or slate pattern would look great next to a brick house.

Coordinating Patterns, Complementing Colors

Sometimes our customers really want a pattern on their concrete that would match their house. The problem is that it is nearly impossible to get a perfect match. In those situations, we always recommend choosing a complementing color. This way, the new concrete will look like a planned compliment to the design of the house.

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