Learn how to prepare stamped concrete to give it a more natrual color.
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Male: Here is the staple has the actual flag stone pattern on it. Lays down on top of the of the concrete after it has been place screened and trove and then we staple in that pattern right into the face and we can color it to match that of the broom finish base concrete at the back side of the drive way.
Male: We have a set of about 20 base colors and we can customize to see a certain properties, certain stock coat, and move talon what ever they desire.
Male2: Right, now the concrete place and now throwing on the color hardener and I see there are some trolling taking place and it is all taking place simultaneously here almost since order, some real timing that has involved. That is one of the crucial things we have done concrete. And again is one of those none does it your self approaches.
Paul: That is right it is really as crucial. Let the timing gets that when you do a project like this.
Spreading rime a special release material that enables us to staple the white concrete, if you can imagine try to stump the concrete in its present form here the moles will stick.
Male I see this is like on the cookie plate that it will stick, but does not have a little flower on it.
Paul: That is right. So that is basically doing the same job as the flower does.
Male 1: So that is a color though.
Paul: It is a color. It enables to stump the concrete, but it is also giving us a secondary color.
Male1: So when that comes up in to this form now that gives us 2 tones of color like on a real piece of stone.
Paul: That is right. You got very natural look.
Male 1: It I almost like playing chess on top of a wet concrete prepared surface. There you go, your feet become a little flat at times.
Paul: After this process is you wash off, which will take place tomorrow and they wash of the all the surface release powder that you have see floating around here.
Male1: Well Paul what we have to hear now?
Paul: What we are doing now is a soft and an acid wash.
Male 1: Now soap and acid mix to there we make it together.
Paul: We mix it together to do this process.
Male1: Now what is this going to do to the surface of the stone?
Paul: What I am doing in the moment is breaking down the surface release powder exposing more the base color, the lighter color.
Male1: To give us now the two stones affected the stone.
Paul: Exactly yeah.
Male: The final day of the Stump Concrete. Look at that the sealers going on they give it that nice luster and bring out the definition of that stone furnish.