How to Acid Wash or Acid Etch Concrete

Acid washing vs Acid staining First, let’s clarify something: acid washing concrete or cement is quite different than how to acid stain . Although these terms are often confused, they have two different uses and outcomes. “Acid” when referring to concrete usually means muriatic acid or hydrochloric acid. This type of acid is used to etch or ‘burn’ … Read more

How to Repair Pool Coping

If you notice any cosmetic issues or cracks in your swimming pool concrete coping, it is best to repair it as soon as possible. When damage, especially structural damage, is repaired in a timely fashion, it prevents the problem from snowballing into a bigger issue that might require major pool renovation. Now that it’s January, … Read more

What is a Low VOC Sealer?

Simply put, a low VOC sealer is one that emits no, or very few, VOCs (volatile organic compounds). Unfortunately, most of the products and materials that are used in homes and buildings emit these gases, which can cause the homeowners to become sick, especially if they are especially susceptible to them. Most of the problems … Read more