I need advise for a plain. concrete. patio
Linda Vernon
February 22, 2013
I need advise for a plain concrete patio.

It is 19' by Apx. 16' between the house and corner of the garage. Ido not have a lot of money to invest, but. it is
boring and. has no privacy. How do. you. work with
a plain slab of concrete. I love. working outdoors!

I would love any suggestions. L. Vernon
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Barnhart Gallery
Who knows a good formula for an earthy stained look? I love that look, just haven't done it myself.
    Bookmark   February 22, 2013 at 12:54PM
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Barnhart Gallery
    Bookmark   February 23, 2013 at 4:18PM
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Buy some cheep pots and plant colorful flowers in them they will make your patio less dull and colorful! Plus give it a happier feeling.
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You can buy coloured stain at any home improvement store. It comes in solid or semi transparent in many different colours. I would choose the semi, so that the texture of the concrete shows through. Make sure you get the one for concrete. Also I would never suggest painting them because it will start to flake in a year or two.
2 Likes    Bookmark   February 23, 2013 at 4:28PM
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I used rustoleum concrete stain in a terra cotta color on my concrete patio and absolutely love it ! I did it initially 5 years ago and have only touched it up once (last summer) so it has held up great - even after brutal Minnesota winters.
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