Concrete stain day were once only found in the garage and outbuildings such as storage sheds. But concrete manufacturers have developed formulas with added pigments so that homeowners can choose almost any shade of its concrete floor, and these durable surfaces have begun to move indoors. Concrete stain day color surfaces existing concrete floors to make them more welcoming and to better match your home decor.
Sweep the floor well to remove dust, dirt and debris. Wash the floor with plain water or spray it well with a garden hose. Let the concrete floor to dry until no moisture left on the surface, about 24 to 48 hours.
Put on thick gloves, goggles, and cover your nose and mouth with a paper mask or breathing. Open all doors and windows to ventilate the room when working indoors. Combine four parts water and one part pure hydrochloric acid in a plastic bucket and stir them together with a long plastic plug or long-handled plastic paint measuring stick.
Carefully spread the acid solution across the concrete floor, working from the extreme inner corner of the room at the end, if applicable. Wait five to ten minutes, then wash the floor with plain water or spray it with a garden hose to remove all the acid. Transfer any concrete stain day in a large saucepan color. Use a long-handled paint roller with a super fine nap roller to apply a thin coat of stain on the etched floor.
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