Whenever you need a concrete patio for your palatial American home, you need one that will add glamour to your home, not one that will reduce its overall curb appeal and value. If you want a patio that will always give you a reason to smile, then all you need is a stained concrete patio. The normal grayish concrete is ever-boring and monotonous. This has prompted many concrete companies to change the look of concrete by decorating it using many methods, staining being one of the most popular. Whether you decide to use water-based stains or acid-based chemical stains, you will achieve a sense of ‘color permanence’ which means that your stained concrete patio will maintain its color for a long time.