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4 Solid Reasons to Add Decorative Concrete to Your Landscaping

When dressing to impress, accessories can make an outfit; and it’s no different when it comes to your landscaping! From paths from your front yard to your patio to entire patio/outdoor kitchens and grilling pagodas; stamped concrete is the way to go! Here are four examples of why decorative concrete added to your home’s exterior can make it much more beautiful!

Increased Curb Appeal

The curb appeal effects of decorative concrete in an outdoor setting speak of class and refinement. As a result, many people use cement concrete for siding (perhaps with the assistance of experts here at Affordable Shade Patio Covers, pavement, and deck construction. Because concrete can be crafted into any design, it may be one of the main reasons for its popularity in enhancing a home’s exterior.

Along with that, ornate pathways, burbling stone fountains, concrete-floored patios, and outdoor kitchen areas increase the beauty of a home and make other accessories stand out even more.

These features can also significantly increase the value of your property in addition to the contribution to the enjoyment of your home. Speaking of increasing the property value, you can also add fixtures like designer fences (probably with the help of contractors from a Fence Company), improved driveway, front yard lights, etc., to your outdoor space. New fixtures and renovations like these can help spike your property valuation.

Weather Resistance Like Nothing Else

As you may well already know: extreme weather changes can be tough on a home!

Custom concrete areas are secure and long-lasting, providing you with peace of mind when it comes to knowing that your investment in the beauty of your home is a sound one. Consider this also – the exterior of your home can further be improved if you have experienced home painters come and apply a fresh coat of paint for the exteriors. You can have it be complementary to the color and design of the concrete, which can improve curb appeal as well as provide weather resistance to the structure of your home.

A semi-annual pressure washing to remove algae and other debris can make decorative concrete (as well as the house itself) look brand new in a single day! Remember to look to expert pressure washing companies to come do it for you; it’s risky to handle exterior washing by yourself.



Grow as You Go

One of the best things about adding decorative concrete to the exterior of your home is that you don’t have to do it all at once!
For example, let’s say that you have decided to build an outdoor kitchen or grilling area, you can always create additional space as needed.

Cost Effective and Long-Term Value

Given the extensive variety of patterns and styles of decorative concrete there is today and the ease of access to them, adding a design you will love to your Houston home is more cost-effective than you might think! And decorative concrete is more affordable than custom stonework.

The most important thing to consider when choosing to add some concrete work is that you want a highly reputable source for its construction and or installation.

About Affordable Shade Patio Covers

Affordable Shade Patio Covers builds custom patio covers and pergolas. For our clients, we often build our structures with decorative concrete foundations to enhance the design. Please give us a call at 713-574-4969 for a free design consultation.