What is Decorative Concrete?

Decorative concrete aesthetically enhances the traditional plain, gray and dull concrete to a more elegant looking pavement. Nowadays, architects, contractors, homeowners, builders, and designers utilize the value of decorative concretes in their designs and projects.

Choosing the right dyes, textures, and patterns will turn your floors, walls, driveways, patios to a house style that you prefer. Whether you want the Mediterranean, Contemporary, Colonial, Italianate, Prairie, Victorian or any other home style you desire, the advancements in concrete tools and concrete stains have made possible and more affordable in the market.

With the help of the best contractors such as Custom Concrete Norfolk, we will help you achieve the dream home you have been longing to have.

Why should you consider decorative concrete?

Concretes now are being used for decoration and house improvement. It is the most versatile, long-lasting and cost-effective material to help revamp your home and achieve the style you aspire. To help you further decide here are a few more reasons to consider decorative concrete to your next project.


It is the most sought-after materials on the design market because it is more affordable than other design materials. Aside from its affordability they are easy to clean and have a minimum to zero running cost for maintenance.

Also compared to marble or slate concrete can save you a lot more money. In spite of all the benefits of decorative concretes it is the most cost-effective flooring solution.

Durability and longevity

Decorative concretes are floor resistant to heavy loads, climate, mildew, and dust. When it is accurately installed and well maintained it will last for several decades. Moreover, it is not prone to scratch unlike vinyl floors and even the most robust hardwood floors.

It also holds up quite impressive to traffic and wears. In addition to that, concrete lasts longer compared to other materials. It is undoubtedly durable in almost all type of environment.

Design flexibility

There are several textures, colors and style to choose from when it comes to choosing the right concrete. No matter what design or texture you have in mind, a perfect concrete will pleasantly match your dream home. Its design is limitless, customizable and versatile with the help of concrete mixing and setting. Contractors can create whatever color and texture you can imagine. There is no other flooring that can make you more creative and imaginative. You can create your polished look, stamped pattern, acid etc or stained concrete based on your preferred style.

Low Maintenance

Due to its durability, decorative concretes require minimum maintenance. Unlike other floorings, it doesn’t need regular polishing or coating. In case you accidentally spill liquid, it can easily be cleaned up by using soap and water. It will spare you a lot of money on maintenance and repair. This means you can add up to significant savings over the surface’s lifetime.

We want to help you save money, time, effort. At Custom Concrete Norfolk, we offer a variety of decorative concrete services, including Stamped Concrete, Acid Staining Concrete, Epoxy Coatings and more! Contact us now and let’s explore as to what design fit’s your home.

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