Stain Comparison Chart

Stain Comparison Chart

Plenty of options with NewLook Stains

Original Solid StainOriginal Color Stain Endura Solid Stain Faux FusionEndura Faux Fusion EnduraCool StainEnduraCool Stain Smart ColorSmartColor TiquewashTiqueWash
Description The ORIGINAL solid stain is used to make ugly concrete look brand new! Completely covers existing stains, discolorations, blotchy concrete, failed acid stain or faded integral color and leaves a natural-looking finish. NewLook Endura Solid Stain is a single component concrete stain that is highly durable and easy to use. Developed to stain concrete, restore faded concrete or maintain concrete. Endura Faux Fusion is a single component semi-transparent concrete stain that creates a gorgeous finish and is easy to use. Used as an alternative to create the acid look. A premium quality SINGLE COMPONENT water-based, polymer-modified concrete color stain used to reduce the surface temperature of existing concrete by up to 50° F! The reliable, safe and user-friendly alternative to acid or solvent based stains. A semi-transparent stain that decorates and revitalizes concrete surfaces with a mottled, variegated look. Translucent antiquing color wash used to enhance and restore stamped or textured concrete surfaces with a two-toned finish.
Opacity 100% opacity (solid) 100% opacity (solid) 60-80% opacity (semi-trasp.)  100% opacity (solid)  Varies based on dilution 30-50% opacity (translucent)
Base Polymer-modified formula Polymer-modified formula  Polymer-modified formula  Polymer-modified formula Nano-acrylic formula Cementitious polymer
Color Options 20 standard colors 20 standard colors 20 standard colors  20 standard colors 26 standard colors 16 standard colors
Install Equipment NewLook Applicator Brush NewLook Applicator Brush, HVLP or Airless Sprayer NewLook Applicator Brush, HVLP or Airless Sprayer  NewLook Applicator Brush, HVLP or Airless Sprayer HVLP or airless sprayer NewLook Brush or soft push broom
Shelf Life 2 Years  3 Years  3 Years  3 Years 4 to 5 Years N/A
Pot Life 3 to 5 hours  5 to 8 hours (Open container)  5 to 8 hours (Open container)  5 to 8 hours (Open container) 3 to 5 month N/A
Sealer Required  Required  Required  Required Required Required
Use Interior and Exterior  Interior and Exterior  Interior and Exterior  Interior and Exterior Interior and Exterior Exterior
Concrete Cure Time 28 days  28 days  28 days  28 days 7 day cure 3 hour cure
Common Applications Changing concrete color for all concrete textures, interior or exterior Changing concrete color for all concrete textures, interior or exterior Faux finishing smooth or broom troweled textures; Decorating faux rock & other concrete features; Changing concrete color for all concrete textures, interior or exterior; Reduce concrete surface temperature Faux finishing smooth or broom troweled textures; Decorating faux rock & other concrete features; Restoring stamped concrete
Other Features/Benefits Making faded/wrong integral color uniform; Fixing failed acid stain; Covering oil/rust stains, blotchiness, discolorations, etc.; Spray-able & brush-able, Single Component Stain; Making faded/wrong integral color uniform; Fixing failed acid stain; Covering oil/rust stains, blotchiness, discolorations, etc.; Provides acid stain look with water-based stain; Concrete color enhancer; Can use over solid stain; Spray-able & brush-able, Single Component Stain; Spray-able & brush-able, Single Component Stain; Making faded/wrong integral color uniform; Fixing failed acid stain; Covering oil/rust stains, blotchiness, discolorations, etc.; Advanced nano-technology in resin/binding agent yields efficient penetration & tenacious adhesion; Bright, vibrant colors; Simulates acid stain look without messy clean-up, neutralizers or acid-free sprayers; Can use over the solid stains; Natural, earth-tone colors; Can be installed in the sun with less brush marks; Can use over solid stains; Optimal pigment loading for minimal dusting/hazing;