Concrete Patios

Family entertaining on DIY paver patio.

Create Your Own DIY Backyard Patio Paradise

With summer almost here, homeowners everywhere are getting ready for outdoor entertaining. If your patio is closer to purgatory than paradise, read on for some easy DIY ideas to improve the look of your patio and get your lawn in shape for summer.

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Cleaning a concrete patio with a scrub brush before staining.

Preparing Concrete Surfaces for Staining

Find tips on how to use QUIKRETE concrete cleaner, etcher, and degreaser to clean a concrete patio or porch floor before staining.

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Completed paver driveway.

Paver Driveway and Concrete Patio Project, Part 2

Watch the conclusion of our two-part show on installing a paver driveway and staining a concrete patio, including installing wood lattice and building a fire pit.

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Danny Lipford preparing soil for paver driveway.

Paver Driveway and Concrete Patio Project, Part 1

See how to install a paver driveway and stain a concrete patio to improve your yard. Watch this video to find out more.

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Easy Outdoor Enhancements for Your Home

From laying a paver walk or drive to cleaning and staining a concrete patio or porch, this is a great time to get outside to enhance and improve your outdoor living space. Read on to find out more.

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Concrete patio after cleaning, staining, and sealing.

Cleaning and Staining a Concrete Patio or Porch

Watch this video for tips on how to improve the look of a concrete patio by cleaning the surface with an etcher/degreaser, staining it using a concrete stain, and sealing the concrete to protect it from wear.

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Building wood form to pour concrete into.

Preventing Concrete from Setting Up Too Quickly

Watch this video for tips on how to slow down the setting time of concrete when working in hot weather to prevent shrinkage and cracking.

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Concrete porch floor after cleaning, scoring, and staining.

Improving the Look of a Concrete Porch Floor

Watch this video for tips on how to dress up a bland concrete porch floor by painting, staining, or scoring grooved lines in the surface.

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