Faux-Stone Patio

Put this beautiful, lasting patio in your backyard.

What You Need:

aluminum pergola over patio These "stones" appear with stain.

  • Safety goggles
  • Rubber gloves
  • Wire brush or masonry chisel and hammer
  • Pressure washer or garden hose with high-pressure nozzle
  • Long-handle paint roller
  • Measuring tape
  • Quick-release tape
  • Short-nap paint roller and tray
  • Small paintbrushes or rags
  • Small artist's brush or stiff feather
  • Concrete etcher
  • Acrylic-base concrete stain in desired colors
  • Slip-resistant additive (available at paint retailers)

Continued on page 2:  Get Going