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Problem Solving Forum (6)

How can you determine if a concrete substrate is in suitable condition for application of an acid stain?

What is the best way to ensure successful application of an acid stain to an existing horizontal concrete surface?

What is the best way to prepare a horizontal concrete surface for successful application of an acid stain?

What are the pros and cons of acid-staining a concrete floor?

How can you determine if a concrete substrate is in a suitable condition for application of an acid stain?

Can you provide recommendations on ways to make sure an acid stain can be successfully applied to an existing horizontal concrete surface? I understand that residues such as coatings, curing agents, waxes, or other materials will interfere with the stain’s reaction with the concrete, but can I find out what the substances are so I know how to remove them?


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