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- How do I prep new and smooth concrete for sealing?
  Q. -  I have a new (3 month old) concrete basement floor that I would like to seal.  I do not want to stain the floor, just ...
- How do I fix whiteness or cloudiness in my sealer?
  The whiteness is moisture that's trapped. You need to open the sealer so the moisture can escape. If it's in the top surface of the se...
- Advice for stripping and re-staining a commercial break room
      Q. -   Hello, we are using artist grade concrete camouflage on a commercial employee lounge. After using ...
- How do I remove sealer and wax from my floor so I can refinish it?
     Q.-  I have a floor that was done some time ago and I have 2 dogs. The stain is ok but the sealer and wax is totally...
- Should I acid stain or paint my patio/porch?
  Q. -  We are planning to stain our outside deck and a covered porch. I pressure washed both this weekend and found some areas o...
- What are my chances of getting good results on my floor using acid stain?
  Q. -  How comfortable we could be to obtain a good looking gym with the acid stain as I read it may not give the same color every...
- How do I fix some spots that didn't take the stain well?
  Ask a Pro   Q.-  In prepping for stain I sanded the floor with a commercial floor sander, mopped with TSP, remov...
- How do I get a gloss look on my overlayed floor?
  Ask a Pro Q. -  We had our concrete floor family room textured with an overlayment about 3 weeks ago. The floor polish w...
- Can I Acid Stain Very Old Concrete or is Acrylics Better?
  Ask a Pro  Q. -  Most "experts" I've talked to recommend an acrylic stain because my outdoor concrete patio is 40 y...
- Do I need to wax my stained concrete?
  Ask a Pro   Q. -  Hi , do i need to wax it after i sealed it ? or can i just seal it without waxing ? thank you He...
- Is acid stained floors slippery?
  Ask a Pro   Q. -  How slippery is the floor after you have done all the steps? I want to do this over my whole hous...
- Will acid stain work on cinder block?
  Ask a Pro Q. -  Can cinderblocks be done with this stain?   Hello Darla RobertsonA. - Yes you can though cinder b...
- How do I get the more smooth and marbelized look?
  Ask a Pro Q -   I have looked at all your pictures and some concrete shows more of a textured look and other looks mar...
- Why does my sealer blush out when it rains on it and then dry back clear?
  Ask a Pro Hi Earl, Hope you are well. I watched all the videos, asked you a ton of questions an...
- How do I protect a design in my concrete when I stain the concrete around it?
  Ask a Pro   Q. -  I have scored and stained a pattern in my broomed concrete. We love it so much we have decided we ...
- New Concrete Prep
  Ask a Pro Q. -  I am wanting to stain newly poured concrete. What to I need to know and is there anything I need to tell...
- Can I stain concrete that has Fibermesh in it?
  Ask a Pro   Q. -  The concrete floor has fiberglass reinforcement will there be any issues with using your staining ...
- When is the best time to stain my concrete floor during new construction?
  Ask a Pro      Q. -  I've got a large unfinished basement (almost 3,000sqf) that I'm going to be finish...
- How can I get stubborn carpet glue removed?
  Ask a Pro   I was tryng to post this inquiry on your blog but could not figure out how to do so. My exterior concrete po...
- Will concrete patching stain a different color from the concrete floor?
  Ask a Pro     Q. -  I have an older home and the concrete is most likely the original making it over 30 years ...
- Can I Buff the Top Shield Floor Wax?
  Ask a Pro     Q. -   I used the your Top Shield floor wax product over my sealed concrete floors and would lik...
- Did I use Enough Sealer on My Floor?
  Ask a Pro      Q. -   Ask Your Question Here:: I stained and sealed a 400 square foot room, hallway, ...
- I have cloudy areas on my floor. How do I fix it?
  Ask a Pro   Q. -  Ask Your Question Here:: We did the acid stain, and sealer and wax. There were some areas that had ...
- Will the concrete mix of my countertops effect the stain color outcome?
  Ask a Pro   I'm a contractor and I'm about to start doing concrete countertops. I'm considering using your products by re...
- How should I finish new concrete to be stained?
  Ask a Pro      Q. -   We are building a new house with a finished basement and plan on using your Arti...




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