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I needed to bring my 6 year concrete patio back to life, so I decided to apply a multi-colored semi-transparent stain. These are the steps I used to c...
For the surface preparation, I pressure washed the entire concrete area after removing all patio furniture and allowed to dry for approximately 1 hour...
The next step in preparation is protecting areas that you do not want stained by over spray. I used and 18 inch plastic covering with the tape attache...
In order to not spray stain on the house or other areas, I used a 3" general purpose paint brush to cut the stain in to the edge of the house.
In order to prevent over-spray on other areas, I continued to stain using the 3 inch paint brush around the perimeter of the concrete.
After all the cutting in of the stain to the edges, using a pressurized spray canister, the stain can now be applied. Before spraying, I pressurized ...
Using the same method as in the last step, I applied a contrasting stain, in my case, Rustoleum Burnt Brick. This layer is not applied as evenly as th...
The last application of the stain, using the same method previously described, I applied a final light coat of the original base of Sienna. This added...
The final step is to apply a wet look sealer to the concrete to help prolong the life of the stain you just spent so much time applying. The sealer is...
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