Category Archives: Stain

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Stained Concrete Flooring Repair in Austin

  This is a stained concrete flooring repair project we completed long ago, and it is still holding up.  If we can do this for concrete stain that looks as bad as that above, imagine what we can do for your concrete flooring in Austin.

Why Do-It-Yourself Concrete Stain is a bad idea

Concrete floor staining is a project that should be completed by professionals. There are different approaches to the task, and the techniques used to achieve a refined outcome are known and practiced by experienced contractors. The Do-It-Yourself mentality is popular when it comes to home improvement, but, for many projects, including concrete staining, consulting a professional service is the best… (more…)

DIY Concrete Stain

This is a repost from a few months ago.  The same reasoning still applies! If you have a clean, mostly blemish free piece of concrete that you want to stain,  I say go for it.  Web search for a local stain supply store Austin and see if the people there are DIY friendly.  Most will be.  Or , research the procedures for a good stained concrete… (more…)

Stain Versus Dye

Stained Concrete can be considered some of the most beautiful works of art in the world. There are several different methods of obtaining different concrete staining results. Acid stain and Acetone concrete dye are two of the most frequently used processes most utilized by professionals. Some of the most unique stained concrete work can be found in Dallas, in the… (more…)

Acetone Dye or Acid Stain for your Austin Floor?

Stained Concrete can be considered some of the most beautiful works of art in the world. There are several different methods of obtaining different concrete staining results. Acid stain and Acetone concrete dye are two of the most frequently used processes most utilized by professionals. Some of the most unique stained concrete work can be found in Austin, in the… (more…)

The Basics about Acid Stained Concrete Flooring

Stained concrete flooring is a wonderful choice for homeowners who don’t want the old-fashioned, gray, uninspiring concrete on their floors or pavements, whether it’s the driveway, a walkway, patio, pool deck or the floor of a basement or mudroom. However, a homeowner who wants concrete staining in Austin, Texas should use the services of a professional contractor. That’s because the… (more…)

Unique floors and unique countertops have unique blemishes.

Tired of carpet,  wood,  tile, floors etc. ?  Formica and granite countertops bore you?  We offer custom, one of-a-kind products that come in colors and finishes of your choosing.  Concrete countertops, Metal Flake Epoxy (countertops and floors), and concrete floor stains, overlays, and stamping in and around Austin, Tx.  Sounds exciting and new?  Out of the box?   It is !… (more…)

New concrete house slab for staining tips. Part 2

Once the slab has a final trowel,  some concrete contractors mist or cover the concrete with plastic to help avoid cracking. Covering the concrete with cardboard, plastic, or thermoply, is a good way to keep the concrete mostly clean.  After the framers are done is a good time,  ask them to use black string-line chalk.  Red chalk is very hard to… (more…)

New concrete house slab for staining tips.

New concrete house slab for staining tips. I have had clients request information in pouring,  finishing, and protecting their new home slab which is meant for staining and sealing later. A special mix isn’t needed,  however while the concrete is wet color can be troweled into the top layer to create an integral color.  This gives the color a higher… (more…)