Repairing Stamped concrete or change color of stamped concrete

WE have been renovating and changing the color of any type concrete you may have at your home or business. What used to entail removal and replacement can now be achieved by a simple process of removing sealer or simple power washing then use a concrete dye or stain the is UV protective. We have […]

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Thompson Sealer on Stamped Concrete

I am writing this article not to bash Thompsons sealer but it has its place and it is not to reseal stamped concrete. Getting more and more emails about problems associated with homeowners using it over there pure acrylic resin based sealers with plain pure acrylic or stironated acrylic. Will not work. As a matter […]

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Reseal stamped concrete

Why resealing stamped concrete is not a do it yourself project.

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Stamped Concrete Restoration

I know I’ve covered allot of this material in other blogs on this site but I need to make clear how severe mistakes can become in trying to restore a stamped concrete project that has sealer on it. Sealers are generally resin based pure resin based or styronated acrylic. They are not compatible with one […]

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Concrete consultant

Ted Mechnick owner of Split-Rok Construction is now available to consult on any concrete or Decorative concrete issues you might be having. Generally most consultations can easily be handled on the phone. There will be a charge for these consultations but it will be affordable. I have had over 40 years experience in the concrete […]

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Resealing Stamped or Colored Concrete

I know that many articles have been written regarding this topic but I feel it necessary to write this to promote what I feel needs to be more clearly addressed regarding the proper preparation and application of sealers. Some of this may sound redundant but I can assure you that this post is being written […]

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HOW TO APPLY REMOVE AND APPLY SEALERS ON STAMPED CONCRETE

I have written about removing sealers but have not as yet written about the proper application of the New VOC Approved Sealers.   As anyone in this business knows already we are having serious issues with blushing of clear sealers on Stamped Concrete for many reasons. The main reasons are over-sealing and applying incompatible sealers […]

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USE COLOR HARDENER FOR THE BEST REPAIRS ON STAMPED CONCRETE

This was damaged by a Township Snow Plow Repaired Stamped Concrete Driveway We have been promoting the use of Color HardenerĀ as opposedĀ to Integral Color for years. The attached pictures show why we feel that it is the best method of coloring Decorative Stamped Concrete. This corner of the driveway of a client of ours was […]

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