1. But WHY Stamped Concrete?

    If you’ve read many of our articles, you’ve probably learned quite a bit about concrete. You’ve found out about the weather variables that can affect how concrete dries, as well as the history of concrete and the most famous concrete structures in the world. You’ve probably even learned about the World Of Concrete convention. But every so often it’s important to take a step back from the…Read More

  2. Thanksgiving Is Coming. Where Will You Be Seeing Stained Concrete?

    With so much of the country traveling for Thanksgiving this year, there’s a good chance that you are either going to be on the road, in the air, or awaiting guests. And during that time, you’ll be walking on a lot of stained concrete. If you’re one of the people visiting someone else, be sure to look around for examples of stamped and stained concrete. With the wide variety of concrete proje…Read More

  3. A Few More Nice Words About Our Stamped and Stained Concrete Company

    One of the most surefire ways for a company to stay in business is to find out what customers think about it and make adjustments accordingly. After all, customers aren’t just paying money for a service, they’re also providing the word-of-mouth that can ensure a company thrives...or is sunk outright. Today we’re going to head to Google reviews to discover what people are saying about our sta…Read More

  4. Who’s Using Stamped Concrete?

    Here at Marrocco’s, we’re pretty busy. That’s because stamped concrete is hotter than ever. Part of the reason that we’re out there taking care of concrete patios and pool decks is because the process keeps getting better and better, even though the process has been around since the 1970s. Perpetual advances have been made over the decades so that today’s stamped concrete looks exactly w…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Thomas Edison’s Big Failure: The Concrete House

    You know, concrete can be used for just about anything. In fact, just last month we wrote a blog on how concrete has been made into furniture, rings, phone cases, and even canoes. But as much as we love stamped concrete (and concrete in general) there have been some bad ideas that have come along. And one of the biggest came from the most popular inventor of all time, Thomas Edison. So What Are We…Read More

  8. 3 Great Places for Acid Stained Concrete

    Acid stained concrete is one of the most artistic projects that we get to embark upon here at Marrocco’s Stamped Concrete. And like so many artistic endeavors, the more you know the science, the better you are as an artist. We’ve done so much concrete staining that we certainly have that art down to a science! Here are the three most common projects we’re asked to do. Entryways Even if a hou…Read More

  9. 6 Advantages of Stamped and Stained Concrete Over Pavers

      If you want a fancy looking driveway or sidewalk, you might wonder if stamped and stained concrete is right for you, or if you should go with paving stones. Here are six reasons why we definitely think that stamped concrete is the way to go. Expense While the difference isn’t huge, stamped concrete is usually cheaper than pavers when it comes to how much you’ll spend. Colors Because pavers …Read More

  10. What is Stamped Concrete?

      In the last blog we talked about the different projects that people call us for. Stamped concrete works incredibly well for basement floors, driveways, and pool decks. But what is stamped concrete? If you’re not familiar with stamped concrete, it’s a pretty amazing process. Here, in it’s simplest form, are the steps to an amazing decorative concrete project. (Depending on what you’re as…Read More