Concrete Patio Ideas for Your Home

Is your backyard looking a little lackluster? A brand-new concrete patio will bring new life to any outdoor area. But we’re not talking about a plain, grey, boring concrete patio, though. At Speck USA, concrete is an art form. Once we know your #PatioGoals, we can customize the concrete to match your personal style. Need some ideas? Here’s some inspiration to help you get major backyard bragging rights.

Change Your Concrete Patio Finish

Polished Concrete Patio

Concrete Patio Ideas for Your Home

The process of polishing concrete is highly technical and involves specialized equipment (in other words, this is not a DIY project). After pouring new concrete or repairing old concrete, your Speck USA contractor will grind and polish it until it shines, using diamond-infused “sandpaper.” The result is a slick, modern patio that will be the envy of all your neighbors. 

Stained Concrete Patio

Concrete Patio Ideas for Your Home

The method for staining concrete is similar to polishing it, except that you add color before sealing it. Plain concrete can be perceived as cold, but a little color will definitely warm up your space! With hundreds of color options, your patio can be part of your backyard design rather than being ignored. 

Stamped Concrete Patio

Concrete Patio Ideas for Your Home

A stamped patio gives the illusion of stone or brick pavers, especially when paired with the right stain. Red bricks, grey slate, or brown cobblestone on your patio will quickly take your backyard from “eh” to elegant.

Concrete Patio Enhancements

Patio Extensions and Walkways

Is your back porch nothing more than a small rectangle on the other side of your back door? How are you supposed to properly entertain in a space as small as a master closet? Consider extending your patio further into the yard or creating walkways to other concrete spaces, such as your pool deck, fire pit, barbeque pit, or al fresco dining area.

Fire Pits and Fireplaces

There’s no better way to enjoy a Des Moines concrete patio at night than by the light of a crackling fire. There are many fun things to do fireside with your family and friends. If you’re already making plans for a patio renovation, tack on this excellent addition before it’s too late.

Outdoor Bars or Countertops

The durability and easy maintenance of concrete make it a great choice for outdoor countertops or bar tops. It could be free-standing or attached to the outside of your house. Impress guests with your skills or use it as a buffet line. Think of all the ways you could use an outdoor bar, then start shopping for bar stools and make it happen!

Hire the Best Des Moines Concrete Patio Installers

If you live in Des Moines, concrete patios are a must-have. How else can you fully enjoy the abounding nature of the Hawkeye State from the comfort of your backyard? Speck USA is here to make sure your concrete patio is beautifully built and stays that way for decades to come. We will make the whole process simple and stress free. Start by calling us at 515-417-1477 to schedule your in-home consultation. 

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