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Concrete Staining 101

Concrete Staining 101

Stained concrete floors and concrete dyes make for economical and environmentally friendly flooring choices. Access an wide range of vivid colors of all shades for polished floors, stamped concrete floors, and other decorative concrete finishes.  Stained concrete just might be your next best floor.

DCF Trainer Profile: Dylan Lauger

DCF Trainer Profile: Dylan Lauger

At the 2018 Decorative Concrete Fair, Dylan will lend his skills to demonstrating scored and stained concrete. Learn how to expertly decorate interior floors and outdoor patios using only sawcuts and color.

Demo Recap

Demo Recap

Solomon Colors conducted yet another educational demonstration at the HD Supply White Cap in Sun Valley, CA on May 9th, 2018. Like any other Brickform demo, this one was an excellent chance for staff and customers alike to develop familiarity with decorative concrete products and techniques.

Troubleshooting Integral Color

Troubleshooting Integral Color

Even the best laid plans run afoul. Due to mixing and application mistakes, faulty materials, poor planning, or just bad luck, it is always possible that something can go wrong and negatively impact the color on a project. With something as fundamental as integral color, your first instinct may be to tear out and start again. Fortunately, that’s seldom necessary.

When should I use Cem-Coat versus FreestylePRO?

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When should I use Cem-Coat versus FreestylePRO?

There are many options for recoloring concrete. When it comes time to restore a concrete surface, it is important to pick the product that best suits your needs. Do you need to recolor stamped concrete? Do you need to color a flat concrete surface? Or do you plan on coloring a concrete block wall?  

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Water-Based Stains at a Glance

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Water-Based Stains at a Glance

Water-based concrete stains make add color to existing concrete. Create beautiful and captivating colored concrete with less hassle than acid stained concrete. Correct color issues and discolored concrete with water-based stains.     

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Project Profile: Fireplace and Hearth

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Project Profile: Fireplace and Hearth

Interior decorative concrete means more than just stained floors. Vertical carved surfaces allow skilled artisans to mimic all types of materials and create faux brick, faux stone, and more. Watch as we build an artificial stone brick fireplace with reclaimed barnwood mantle.    

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