Concrete staining is an amazingly beautiful, economical and permanent flooring solution for new residences, commercial spaces and older existing slabs. Concrete staining transforms an ordinary concrete slab into a beautiful, luxurious finished floor which resembles marble or glazed stone. Scored and stained concrete creates the appearance of a very expensive floor at a fraction of the cost. Stone tone stain is not a paint, it is a stain that reacts with the minerals that are present in the concrete and has the appearance and feel of natural stone.
Concrete staining is an outstanding solution for both new and aged interior and exterior concrete slabs. Although most commonly used in commercial areas, concrete staining is quickly becoming the most popular choice in the residential setting. Concrete staining provides an attractive look to areas such as entrances, sidewalks, patios, driveways and is perfect for high traffic areas.
During the staining process, you can expect variations in the tone and uniformity of color. Acid stain reacts differently from slab to slab.This means that each and every slab will have a unique variety of coloration patterns which add to the rich look of the flooring. Acid stain is translucent and will not hide most markings, spots or other visible characteristics that are present on the concrete prior to staining, however, quite often many surface blemishes are not as noticeable .
Slabs are generally scored and stained to the customers specifications prior to building on the slab if possible. There are numerous steps to the scoring and staining process and normally this process and depending on the total square feet of the job can usually be completed within a 3 day period. This is a permanent acid stone tone stain. It will not chip, fade or peel and it will last the lifetime of the surface to which it was applied. Stained floors are virtually maintenance free - simply dust mop any visible debris and damp mop as needed to clean floors.