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The Best Situations to Use Colored Concrete June 6, 2017

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The Best Situations to Use Colored Concrete, Windham, Connecticut

Concrete is often associated with a bland, neutral appearance. Adding color can create unique and stylish flair to any home when done correctly. To help you in your renovations, Builder's Concrete East, an elite ready mix concrete company in North Windham, CT, share their favorite ways to incorporate color.

Consider these three scenarios where colored concrete could be a fashionable and intriguing addition:

  • concreteDriveway: Most driveways are so similar in appearance that they are often overlooked. Rarely do homeowners dress them up as part of their decor. For pavement that is eye-catching, decide upon a design you like and consider ordering colored, ready mix concrete to spice up your driveway. Instead of your driveway being one solid color, pick shades from the color charts at Builders Concrete East to create something unique.

  • In Your Garden: While you usually would not consider pouring concrete into your garden, colored concrete can be a tasteful addition when done in moderation. Incorporate a sea-blue fountain to give a coastal feel. Pave the way with earth-toned concrete steps to guide you through. Or mold unique plant holders out of specially designed colored concrete. With a variety of options, these structures could become your favorite part of the garden.

  • Swimming Pools: If an in-ground swimming pool is on your mind, consider colored concrete to add a distinct feel. A deep green or blue flooring will make the water appear deeper, giving your pool an oceanic vibe. Light blue imitates the look of a tropical lagoon or hot spring. You can change the entire style of your backyard simply by coloring the concrete of your swimming pool.

Color can turn your concrete structures from dull to daring. Professional contractors can purchase the ready mix concrete from Builder's Concrete East; they have many specialty colors to choose from. When renovating your driveway, garden, or swimming pool, consider adding reds or blues into the design for a truly unique style. For more information, visit Builder's Concrete East's website or call (860) 456-4111 today.

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