Tag: Staining Concrete

How To’s – Preparation

Preparation, the MOST important step!   Let’s start by emphasizing the importance of preparation. Please keep this in mind every time you are working with NewLook. Proper preparation of the concrete surface is key to the long-term success of NewLook and most any other concrete coating. Do not take shortcuts! They will come back to haunt you! Here is a list of the most common issues that can cause coatings to fail. The Problem: Surface is

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Concrete Stamped & Stained Driveway

concrete stained driveway

Stamped Concrete & Stained Driveway Jim Currie, a certified NewLook Installer, did a wonderful job on the stamp work on the base of this residential driveway.  He started by prepping the surface, cleaning and making sure the sub-straight was porous enough to accept product. After masking off the area, Currie used NewLook’s SmartColor to make the entrance more becoming.  He started by putting a SC-102 Oyster down to make the stamp work more uniform. Then he came in with various other SmartColor colors, some

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Picturesque Diamond Concrete Pathways

Picturesque Diamond Concrete Pathways   Have you ever wondered what the most picturesque yard could look like? Well, search no more because we have found it!! These diamond concrete pathways are amazing! Marie Ciaffa of New Jersey, a DIY customer, has achieved such a feat with her yard and concrete walkways, that we just had to brag about it!   Marie’s yard on its own is simply beautiful, but she decided a few months back to take on a daring

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