It should be no surprise to deck owners that their outdoor deck should be waterproofed every few years to ensure it is properly getting cared for. But did you know that during waterproofing is a perfect time to add texture and patterns to the surface of your deck. Thanks to improved technologies and services, various finishes, stainings, and stamped patterns can be added to your deck to give it an all new look and feel. While you’re in the process of waterproofing and figuring out the best deck pattern for you, it’s also a great time to make sure proper deck flashing is taking place as well. Find out more about what your new deck can look like when you look into deck coatings and decorative finishes. If you have a plain concrete deck, you can easily transform your outdoor space into something beautiful and exciting. Thanks to various patterns that can be stamped into the concrete, your deck can be finished to look like various patterns including brick, travertine, other natural stones and more. Additionally, different color tints can also help with giving the overall effect of your concrete looking like anything but. Other patterns can be stamped into the deck as well. Popular patterns the the picture frame pattern or the patchwork pattern. Other patterns include herringbone or chevron with transition boards. In addition to these stamped patterns, you can always add decorative finishes. Through the use acrylic polymers, finishes can add decorative looks to outdoor surfaces. There are a number of different acrylic color stains that can be added to outdoor surfaces as well. With so many options, you can almost guarantee that you can match your deck to whatever look and overall feel your are going for. Colors include tints of browns and reds, sand, greys and blues and shades of green. Contact your contractor to discover all the different looks you can achieve through concrete stains and patterns.