Benefits of Concrete and Acid Staining

Posted on: 2012-04-06


By itself, concrete is pretty durable. It can stand up to years of abuse without cracking or crumbling. However, stains are hard to remove from a standard concrete floor or walkway, and the color – gray – is pretty utilitarian.

If you want your concrete floors to be more than just useful, staining them is your best bet. Thanks to new methods of acid staining, your boring concrete floors can be made into a surface that rivals that of marble and fancy floor tiles. The best thing is, concrete is far less finicky than these substances, so it will be easier to clean and maintain as well. Plus, acid stained concrete floors are less expensive as well.

Benefits of Concrete Staining

Adding an acid stain to your concrete floors will also add to their already strong durability. The stain makes the floors more resistant to spills and other problems, and will make maintenance a snap. All that you need to do to keep your stained concrete floor clean is to wash it with a bucket of soapy water and a mop when needed. This is unlike some varieties of marble that need to be waxed and tiles that can chip or become discolored over time.

What types of colors can I expect with Acid Stained Concrete?

A concrete floor can be acid stained in one of five main color groups. The current options are shades of:

  • brown
  • orange
  • green
  • aged copper
  • black

Ultimately, there is a color available to complement your kitchen, bathroom or even bedroom floor. Yes, thanks to acid staining, you can have a concrete floor in every room of the house – and no one may ever know.

For a free quote on your dream of an acid stained concrete floor, contact us at Parabola Developments.

We’ll make sure that your concrete floors are something worth celebrating.


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