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Trying to tie in old concrete patio with something new

Posted by bselt (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 23, 13 at 14:45

We are expanding our stamped concrete patio in our yard. I've heard that it's nearly impossible to get a decent match with the color & stamp expecially since the patio is about 7 years old.
Is there any other kind of patio idea that would would tie in nicely? Being that they are right next to each other and both would be large, I have no idea if pavers or flat stone matches. Or if that would look like wearing a checkered shirt with polka dot pants.

This post was edited by bselt on Tue, Apr 23, 13 at 14:47


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RE: Trying to tie in old concrete patio with something new

I'd first talk to the person that will do the work. I believe stamped concrete can be refreshed and don't see why they can't recoat the first patio at the same time they put the final coat on the new patio.
I don't think matching the stamp will be an issue.


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RE: Trying to tie in old concrete patio with something new

I think the old stamped pavers can be stained, or maybe if the new installed patio is done in a natural color, both can be stained the same color. I think you have more options than you know........ask. ;o)


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