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Acid Staining & Acid Etched Concrete Floors
ACID STAINING

ACID STAINING

Acid staining provide a rich depth of varying earth-toned colors to concrete floors. Acid stains can be applied to achieve a fairly uniform color, multi-layered variegated tones, or natural flow patterns in the concrete. We recommend acid stains if you want to stain exterior concrete, are seeking a mottled or flowy look for your interior concrete, or if you are looking for earth-toned colors such as browns, ambers, and rusty reds.

Acid stains work by penetrating the surface and creating chemically with the hydrate lime (calcium hydroxide) in the concrete. The acid opens the surface by etching the concrete allowing metallic salts to penetrate and react with the lime. Once the stain reacts, the color become a permeant part of the concrete that will not chip off, flake, or fade making an excellent choice for exterior concrete staining.

Acid stain are typically limited to a pallet of 11 earth-toned colors. Our color palette includes Ebony, Mission Brown, Walnut, Olive, Mahogany, Caramel, Jade, Coffee, Amber, Turquoise, and Weathered Terracotta

Acid stained concrete with solid color

Acid Stained Concrete: Solid

Acid staining produces a rich depth of color that is permanent and will never chip or fade. A single stain can be used to create and fairly solid and uniform color on the concrete.

Acid stained concrete with leathered looked

Acid Stained Concrete: Leathered

Acid staining produces a rich depth of color that is permanent and will never chip or fade. 1-3 stain colors can be sprayed on a semi-dry surface to produce a mottled or leathered looked. This finish is excellent for interior or exterior concrete slabs where a rich and decorative design is desired.

Acid stained concrete with flow patterns

Acid Stained Concrete: Flow

Acid staining produces a rich depth of color that is permanent and will never chip or fade. Acid stain colors that are literally poured out onto a flow produces rich flows or rivers of color that natural blend and merge together. This finish is excellent where lots of motion of color is desired.