While sealers mainly darken a concrete patio's appearance and paints turn the surface completely opaque, stains offer a middle ground with a variety of colorful tones and textures dependent upon application. They come in two types: acid-based chemical and water-based acrylic. Both will permanently apply color to your concrete patio.
Easily maintained landscaping and pair of comfy chairs create a relaxing spot on this cement patio. The home's midcentury modern design is evident in its cantilevered roof and walls of glass. Star decor completes the look.
A stunning pergola draws you into the shade of this concrete patio. With wood and stone construction, the pergola is a rustic accent to the Mediterranean-style chandelier and lush landscaping. Timeworn patio furniture creates a cozy seating area with bright red pillows.
In this backyard, the stacked stone fire pit is surrounded by a polished concrete patio and beautiful landscaping. The raised seating area creates a distinct outdoor space separate from the rest of the yard.