1. Myths About Stamped And Stained Concrete

    Stamped concrete has been around for 40 years or more, and during that time it’s been getting better and better. Still, myths persist about it. Let’s investigate. Stamped Concrete is Overly Slick One of the coolest aspects of concrete is that it can be poured with such a variety of surfaces. It can be as smooth as glass or rougher than sandpaper. So when people say that concrete can be slick, …Read More

  2. The Problems That Stamped Concrete Fixes

    Over the last couple of years, we’ve told you about the many reasons that people decide to go with stamped concrete. And while we’ve touted the many benefits of stamped concrete, we haven’t always told you why those benefits are in fact addressing the problems brought about why other forms of paving. Let’s take a look at some of the problems that stamped concrete can fix. The Bland Problem…Read More

  3. How Weather Causes Delays With Stamped Concrete Projects

    In our most recent blog we were responding to some customer comments about our stamped concrete and other decorative concrete projects. Customers were commenting on how we stayed on schedule, and we’re certainly happy they noticed. Trust us, they would have noticed a lot more if we’d fallen behind! But we’re here to admit something. Sometimes it’s impossible to stay on schedule. There will…Read More

  4. What People Are Saying About Our Decorative Concrete

    In our articles here at Marrocco’s Stamped Concrete we’ve gone over a lot of topics. We’ve told you about the basics of stamped concrete, how concrete works, and discussed some of the most amazing uses for it. Again and again we’ve talked about all of the different types of materials it can mimic, from wood to brick to slate. Of course, we’ve also tooted our own horn a little and discuss…Read More

  5. The Holidays You Can Enjoy On Your Stamped Concrete Patio

    With the biggest summer holiday of the year coming up in just a few weeks, it got us thinking about some of the many ways in which you can spend your time on a stamped concrete patio on those days you have off throughout the year. Let’s imagine you’re a mail carrier and are experiencing  one of the 10 national holidays you get off every year. How does your patio fit into your plans? New Year…Read More

  6. The Tools You Might See When We Create Your Stamped Concrete Driveway

    Every trade has its specialty tools, and creating stamped concrete is no different. Whether we’re at your house creating a stamped concrete driveway or at your place of business making a stamped concrete patio on which your customers can dine, we’ll be showing up with quite a few tools in order to make your project look as nice as it possibly can. Let’s take a look at some of the most common…Read More

  7. 5 Advantages of Stamped Concrete

    In our most recent blog we told you how we pour stamped concrete, how we acid stain it, and how we use special mats in order to create the appearance of stone. But why would someone choose stamped concrete? It’s been awhile since we’ve talked about the advantages that you can get from stamped concrete. We’ve been asked “why would someone choose stamped concrete over other forms of paving,…Read More

  8. So, What Is Stamped Concrete Anyway?

    It’s spring, which means that more people than ever are starting to investigate the upgrades they can make to the exterior of their homes. Some are looking into stamped concrete patios. Others are interesting driveway paving that looks amazing. And because they’ve just decided to look into home improvements, they might be new to the world of stamped and stained concrete and the advantages it h…Read More

  9. Spring Is Here. Are You Ready To Get That Stamped Concrete Poured?

    Here we are at the end of March, and it looks like spring has sprung. As we write this, it’s 68 degrees here in Baltimore, and while the showers might be keeping us from pouring our trademark stamped concrete outdoors, the temperature is certainly high enough to pour. Of course, spring begins our busy season. And while there were certainly opportunities to pour during fall and winter (as we deta…Read More

  10. How To Clean Stamped Concrete

      For over a year now our blog has been telling you about the many types of stamped concrete that can make your property look as good as it possibly can. After all, we can pour you a concrete driveway, install a stamped concrete patio, or get you a stained concrete garage floor that impresses everyone who steps inside. But as many awesome stamped and acid stained concrete projects as we’ve …Read More