Watch this video to learn the proper function and use of the HVLP (high volume low pressure) cup gun tool. This is used for staining concrete surfaces to create vibrant colors and intricate designs.
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Paul Ryan of the DIY Network shows how to make concrete countertops for the kitchen. Concrete is now available in a wide range of colors and textures. First build forms out of 3/4-inch melamine (a waterproof smooth material for easy casting), according to the blueprints. Use c ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to stain a concrete floor. To start, you will need to prepare your floor by cleaning it vigorously. Remove all dirt from the floor, then use detergent and water to wash, when finished dry with a shop vac. You will have to use a hand brush to scru ...more
Using acid stains on concrete floors can be cheaper and easier to maintain than laying down tile on your floor. Here, Gaye Goodman shows you how to make acid stains on your concrete floor, a nice, economical way to make beautiful floors. First, you should test on samples of yo ...more
Need to match your driveway to your new exterior home paint job? In this video, learn step-by-step how to stain and seal a concrete driveway. Listen up because this method can be used for any exterior concrete surface and can come in handy in the future!
If you're tired of the cement-and-motor-oil coloring you're currently rocking on the floor of your garage, you've come to the right place. This video will show you how to prepare the concrete floor in a garage for staining by etching and degreasing it, ensuring that it is clea ...more
In this video from cdrhead we learn how to save money by staining your own concrete floors. First vacuum the floor and under the sheet rock removing as much dirt and dust as you can. Place plastic on all walls and unfinished wood trim. Now use a 4 inch scraper to remove any re ...more
Mike Kraft tells us how to clean a concrete driveway in this video. The driveway can collect a lot of different stains, which can lead to deterioration. Pressure washing is the best way to clean a brick or concrete driveway. You will first need to place detergent onto the driv ...more
You don't have to live with an oil-stained driveway. Get rid of the mess with these stain-busting techniques. This video will show you how to get grease off a concrete driveway. Step 1. Act quickly Using a combination of newspaper, paper towels, and rags, blot as much oil as ...more
Host Meghan Carter visits ACE Concrete in Sun Valley, California to discover the basics about concrete countertops. From selecting a good concrete contractor to preventing cracks and staining, this is what you need to know when considering a concrete countertop.
This is a great video to learn how to acid stain a concrete floor.
Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com demonstrates how to get an oil stain off a concrete or blacktop driveway.
Pump sprayers are used to apply stains & sealers to decorative concrete surfaces. Watch this video from the Concrete Network to get various tips & techniques on selecting the right sprayer for each type of job.
The experts at Bunning's have come up with a few tips for the consumer to consider when they are next in the market for paving equipment. Find out if the job needs a solid block paver or a thinner grade paver. Preserving the tools once they leave the store is in your hands. La ...more
If you have an oil stain on your asphalt driveway, wipe up the excess oil with an absorbent cloth or mop it up, then act quickly using the common household items below to make sure that it doesn't become a permanent eyesore or a headache to clean up later. Dawn dishwashing so ...more
Kool-Aid, the flavored mix powder, commonly used to make sugary and fruity cold drinks in the summertime, is also unexpectedly useful around the home to clean your rusty dishwasher, remove rust stains from concrete, and check to see if your toilet tank is leaking. For arts an ...more