Battery acid can leave a terrible stain in your driveway or garage.
Acid stain garage floors.
If you re moving in a new house or just want to have an improvement in.
They have been almost entirely replaced by dyes.
Hubby and i thought that having stained concrete floors in the garage would look really cool.
Apply h c shield crete garage floor epoxy according to label directions.
Floor and concrete stains are usually easier to apply than paints but they require more frequent reapplication to keep looking fresh.
A test area should be applied to check for compatibility to previous coating.
Remove all old peeling flaking paint.
Battery acid stains should be cleaned up immediately as the battery acid will damage your concrete by eating away at the surface.
It s topped with a water based sealer to create the mottled look accentuating the unique characteristics of the concrete.
Staining concrete is a great way to add an elegant look to your home.
These dyes are mixed with a carrier such as an alcohol and sprayed onto concrete.
So we got the cleaner etcher and i spent a saturday cleaning one bay of the garage.
Instead of producing either an opaque or solid effect on your floor the stain goes through the pores of the concrete to create translucent tones that bring out an extra depth and dimension to your garage shop patio or other interior surface.
Stained concrete would look great in counter tops patio or your garage.
However you must be cautious because you will be working with dangerous chemicals.
Acid stains were used commonly in the past but they are not environmentally safe.
Acid based and water based stains.
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As with floor paints there are two primary types of floor stains from which to choose.
You can automatically improve how your home looks with acid stain concrete.
Roughen the surface with sandpaper and clean thoroughly to ensure proper adhesion.
Painted concrete garage floors.
Floors cleaned with a muriatic acid solution cannot be successfully stained and when the concrete history isn t known beforehand testing is crucial.
May 1 2018 explore michelle hincapie s board stained concrete floors on pinterest.
Acid staining on concrete provides the surface with a luxurious richness that no other coloring resource can provide.
Because garage floors are more likely to have chemical spills or other contaminants we strongly recommend testing the acid stain in an inconspicuous area prior to beginning the project.
Battery acid stains are not difficult to remove.