1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. The Most Famous Concrete in the World

      We might poor stained concrete floors every day, but even we have to stop sometimes to think about how amazing concrete is as a material. After all, it’s the most-used product in the world and has been used for thousands of years. And during that time, humanity has made some absolutely amazing structures from it. Today we’re going to take a look at some of the famous structures that hav…Read More

  6. 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

  7. So Where Did Stamped Concrete Come From?

    As we’ve mentioned many times before, concrete has been around for thousands of years. While humanity basically forgot how to make it between 500 AD and 1600 AD, when it came back it came back with a vengeance. But even after it returned, it was still that boring gray color that most people think of when they think of concrete. Not only that, but its surface was almost always relatively smooth, …Read More

  8. Decorative Concrete Patio, or “Just Okay” Vacation?

    When it comes to how we spend money, there are always decisions to be made. Should you go with higher quality or cheaper price? Should you spend it now or wait until later? And, one of the biggest ones, should you spend the money on something material or on an experience. The idea of spending one’s money on experiences has been the subject of more and more articles on the internet. After all, we…Read More

  9. Happy Holidays! What Is Marrocco’s Stamped Concrete Doing During the Winter?

    On behalf of Marrocco’s Stamped Concrete, we’d like to wish you a “Happy Whichever-Gift-Giving-Holiday-You-Celebrate.” While you probably weren’t asking for stamped concrete or driveway paving for your particular celebration, it was certainly never far from our minds. After all, just because it’s winter in Baltimore doesn’t mean that we have nothing to do! Buildings Are Always Being…Read More

  10. Businesses Our Stamped Concrete Company Has To Work With

    If you have ever had a house built, you know that there is a very specific order in which you have to build it. First comes digging and leveling, then foundation, framing, electrical and plumbing. You’re certainly not going to call the drywaller or hardwood flooring expert before the walls are in! A general contractor will ensure that everything lines up properly so that everyone works together …Read More