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Acid Stain vs. Water Based Stain

Acid Stain vs. Water Based Stain There are two types of concrete stains, acid based and water based. Both have their qualities and drawbacks. This article should help you decide which is the best choice for your concrete. Acid stains are by far the best looking. The natural patterning that an acid stain can give…

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Metallic Epoxy

-Metallic Epoxy-   Metallic epoxy flooring is one of the most creative and awe inspiring flooring solutions on the market today. Sweet Concrete can restore your worn concrete floor with a metallic epoxy topcoat. Combining the latest technology with creative design and a unique coloration method you can now achieve one of the coolest looks…

12 Tips For Maintaining Epoxy Flooring

– Maintaining Epoxy Flooring –   This is a great article I found on Angie’s List about the proper maintenance for epoxy coatings. Proper maintenance can add to the longevity of your investment. Here at Sweet Concrete we will make sure you have the proper maintenance techniques to protect your flooring and ensure a long…

The Importance of Concrete Sealants

– Concrete Sealants – The strength and durability of concrete makes it an important structural material since the Roman era. Unfortunately, concrete’s porous nature allows it to absorb water and soluble salts, which can be destructive. These salts can also delaminate epoxies and other coatings that are traditionally applied to honed and stained concrete. When…

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Epoxy Coatings For Concrete

– Epoxy Coatings –   Epoxy coatings for flooring are made from a mixture of resin and hardener that becomes firm and rigid once fully cured. These epoxies come in three major types: water based, solvent based, and solid epoxies. Solid epoxy floor coatings cure (the technical term for the process of drying and hardening…