Colored concrete is one of the most popular options in turning plain concrete surfaces into more decorative walking areas. There are various methods of adding color to concrete. Paint is the most common but its short life span is not something homeowners or even commercial space owners would like to deal with. Now, there is concrete staining Los Angeles CA services that provides a longer lasting color effect on concrete. Stained concrete floors look more elegant and vibrant, without compromising durability and functionality.
Concrete Staining Options
When it comes to stained concrete, the options does not just stop at which concrete stain colors to choose. There are two types of concrete stains: acid stain and water-based stain.
Acid Stain – The concrete acid stain solution is a great choice if the preferred look is not specific. This type of stain produces a random, semi-translucent, and unique effect, depending on the mineral content of the existing concrete slab. When one would acid stain concrete, expect a marble-like look and a range of hues, even if only one stain color is used.
Water-based Stain – This produces a more opaque effect so expect the colors to really stand out in a consistent tone. For more specific designs or patterns, it is ideal to stain concrete using a water-based solution.
Factors to Consider When Staining Concrete
Preparing the surface of the existing concrete floor is important before a staining process can be done. A professional installer would often assess the floor first to determine if the floor is in a good enough condition for a stain or if any repairs need to be applied first. Color choice must also be discussed before the process is started. It is highly advisable to consult a pro or a color chart for color options.
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A stained concrete floor can only be considered a success if it looks absolutely stunning, if it lasts long, and if it provides the satisfaction that every customer in Los Angeles, California deserves. We at Decorative Concrete Surfaces truly believe in this which is why we make sure that we provide top quality services at prices that residential and commercial property owners can be comfortable with. Our team are experienced and trained well enough to know how to stain concrete floors with efficiency. Interested? Give us a call or send us an email for all your stained concrete Los Angeles CA needs!
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