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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Inexpensive Stamped Concrete, will cost you later

I am writing this article to make a case for paying a bit more for your Stamped Concrete or other Decorative Products. We have recently been repairing many bad stamped concrete jobs done by others due to our 30 plus years of experience. Haven’t found many that I can’t repair unless so bad that removal […]

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Best Color Hardener to use Stamping Concrete

I generally do not promote products that I use to do my Stamped Concrete but in this case I am making an exception. We have used L.M. Scofield Company’s color hardener since we have been stamping concrete for the past 30 years. I recently tried other color hardeners to see if we could save some […]

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InstallingStamped Concrete properly

IOn this blog I have written manyArticles about stamped concrete and the related components of the process but it was suggested to me to write an article about what I feel is the best way to install stamped concrete that would insure that you get the best possible installation that would insure you that you […]

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Repairing Stamped Concrete

I have written a few articles about repairing stamped concrete and how the use of color hardener as opposed to integral color makes repairs possible to the degree that you can not tell that there was any damage in the first place. The pictures accompanying this article are of my driveway in New Jersey where […]

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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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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 Hardener as opposed 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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American Concrete Institute ACI Membership

The American Concrete Institute known to use in the industry as ACI has been in existence since 1904 and although most of those in the concrete industry are familiar with its function in the Concrete Industry, many in the consumer market don’t realize how hiring those who are Members and those who have been Certified as […]

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Removing Sealer from Stamped Concrete

I am happy to report that I have successfully removed the sealer from my own driveway that had a whitening condition due to incompatibility of sealers. I had explained that I had stripped I thought all the sealer off  in the past only to reseal again and have the same problem come up. This process was […]

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