The warm summer and fall months here in Whatcom County offer a splendid opportunity to tackle concrete projects around your home or business. Concrete is durable, versatile and affordable, and it can enhance the appearance and functionality of your outdoor spaces. Whether you need to repair some cracks, add some curb appeal or create a new feature, here are five great concrete projects you might consider taking on before winter.

Concrete patio. A concrete patio can provide you with a comfortable and stylish place to enjoy the warm weather, host gatherings or relax with your family. You can choose from different colors, textures and finishes to customize your patio to suit your preferences and complement your property. A concrete contractor can help you design and install a concrete patio that meets your needs and budget.

Concrete driveway. A concrete driveway can boost the value and appeal of your home or business, as well as improve the safety and convenience of your parking area. They can also be stamped or stained to create a unique look that matches your style. A concrete contractor such as Custom Concrete can help you replace your old or damaged driveway with a new concrete one — whether pervious concrete, brushed traditional concrete or even concrete ribbons — that will last for years.

Concrete walkway. A concrete walkway can add charm and elegance to your landscape and make it easier to navigate your property. Concrete walkways can be curved, straight or winding, and they can be decorated with patterns, borders or accents to create visual interest. A concrete contractor can help you install a concrete walkway that enhances the beauty and functionality of your outdoor space.

Concrete fire pit. A concrete fire pit can create a cozy and inviting focal point for your backyard, where you can enjoy some warmth, light and ambiance on cool fall or even winter nights here in the Pacific Northwest. Concrete fire pits are durable, safe and easy to use, and they can be customized to fit your space and style. Concrete benches can be added to make the space more comfortable. A concrete contractor can help you A concrete fire pit could be the perfect addition to that outdoor patio.

Concrete fountain. You might remember that Custom Concrete recently rebuilt the namesake water feature in the Fountain District in Bellingham. A concrete fountain can add some tranquility and beauty to your garden, patio or entrance. Concrete fountains are elegant, soothing and attractive, and they can create a relaxing atmosphere with their sound and movement of water. You can choose from different designs, styles and sizes for your fountain, as well as add some plants or lights to make it more appealing. If you would like help installing a concrete fountain that will transform your outdoor area into a peaceful oasis, please give Custom Concrete Contracting a call.