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A concrete patio costs less than patios made of stone, brick, or tile. The simple truth is that patios made of natural materials are usually higher priced and require more intensive labor to install. Some concrete contractors estimate that a stamped concrete patio costs one-third less than the cost of other materials. The lower price tag combined with the wide array of patterns and colors available are some of the main draws of choosing a concrete patio. Below is a breakdown of the average patio price. Note that prices can vary considerably depending on your area and the skill of the contractor you hire.

Concrete Patio Cost Breakdown:

Grey, Stone
Concrete Patios
The Wall
Portland, OR

Simple Design

$6-$10 per square foot May include one coloring method or decorative technique.

Concrete Patios
The Green Scene
Chatsworth, CA

Custom Design

$10-$15 per square foot May include two or three colors or a contrasting border.

Rectangles, Fire Pit
Concrete Patios
New England Hardscapes Inc
Acton, MA

Elaborate Design

$15+ per square foot May include borders, sawcut designs, and hand-applied coloring techniques.

Patio Design Resources

Outdoor Patio Design Videos: Design ideas and tips for outdoor living areas.

Concrete Patio Benefits

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