Warmer weather has finally arrived here in Minnesota! That means it’s time to get out there and reinvigorate your lawn and landscaping as well as take care of some home improvement projects you’ve been putting off. Are your back steps crumbling? Could your front walkway use some work? One of the best ways to spruce up your outdoor spaces and make them more beautiful is with concrete construction. Not only does concrete construction look beautiful and unique, it can also increase the value of your home, add curb appeal, and make taking care of your yard a whole lot easier. As professionals in concrete construction for St Paul and the surrounding areas, we’d like to offer up some concrete project ideas to get the creative juices flowing. There are endless ways to incorporate concrete construction into your outdoor spaces, here are just a few of our favorites:
A Stamped Concrete Patio
This is one of the top trends in concrete construction this time of year. A concrete patio can completely transform your backyard from the place behind the house to the place where you’ll want to spend most of your evenings! And, there are a wide variety of stamped concrete designs to create a completely custom look for your home. Choose from a variety elegant of designs, including:
- European Fan
- Random Boardwalk
- Weathered Wood – make your stamped concrete patio look like it’s made out of hardwood planks, but without the rot!
- Flaming Sun
- Random Cobblestone
- English Yorkstone
- And more
You don’t need to just simply replace your old steps, you can also add style and intrigue to the look of your home with the right concrete construction. There are so many versatile design options. You can even include lights under each step to light them up at night.
Don’t underestimate the power of the retaining wall! These instantly add structure and style to the landscaping either in the front or the back of the home. Concrete retaining walls look beautiful in sloped yards, and provide new and easy-to-maintain landscaping options for your outdoor space. They are practical too! Retaining walls are designed to stabilize the soil behind them, creating a barrier and preventing mud and soil from sliding in the rain.
Ready to get started on your next concrete construction project? For more information about concrete construction in St Paul and the surrounding areas, call us at Wohlwend Concrete at 651-426-2610, or you can contact us and get a Free Quote.