High-Quality Stained Concrete Installations in Las Vegas, NV
In the past, concrete was used merely as a base material because it dried to a grey-brown color that is not necessarily aesthetic. That is not the case anymore, thanks to concrete staining.
As a premier decorative concrete company, we at Las Vegas Concrete Artisans have used concrete stains to restore and enhance plain concrete surfaces.
We provide exquisite Concrete Staining LAs Vegas for businesses and homeowners. Our team of specialists makes sure only to bring seamless results. They have been in the business for 20 years, so every result was impressive. It is our goal to make every customer more than satisfied.
Want the same service for your properties? Do not delay, and get in touch with us! Let’s start your Las Vegas Concrete Staining projects today!
What is Concrete Staining?
Concrete Staining is one method of transforming plain concrete into something more decorative. Paint can add color too, but it didn’t look as stunning, and it lasted only a short time.
The discovery of stains and the fact that it comes in a wide range of colors, excited contractors and customers. Concrete stains come in two types of applications: acid and water based. Let’s get to know more about them:
The discovery of stains and the fact that it comes in a wide range of colors made contractors and customers excited. Concrete stains come in two types of applications: acid and water based. Let’s get to know more about them:
Our company provides you with our very own Las Vegas Acid Stain. This gives the cocnrete a white-washed, unfinished look. If you want a sleek, modern-industrial aesthetic, this design is for you.
Acid concrete stain is a reactive type. This means that acid staining triggers a chemical reaction once the metallic salts it contains comes in contact with the hydrated lime in concrete.
Acid stains penetrate deep into the concrete slab so it won’t peel or fade. The stain dried into a translucent color that varies in intensity and pattern.
Thus you get a dramatic effect, causing shades of color and patterns to appear. With that process, you get unique designs every time since no two acid-stained concrete floors are alike.
Our Water-based Concrete Staining Las Vegas is a non-reactive stain type.
It dries in the exact same color it was before the application. Because it does not contain any metallic salt, the colors are more consistent. Water staining comes in a wider range of colors, each drying to an opaque finish.
This type of stain is ideal for projects that call for specific designs, patterns, graphic images, and the like.
Comparing Colored Concrete Floors Options
There are many different ways to acquire colored concrete. Concrete stains, however, provide the most benefits for residential and commercial use. Here’s how stained concrete Las Vegas fares compared to other coloring options:
Acid stains come in earth and blue-green tones, while water-based come in almost a full spectrum of colors. Concrete dye, integral color, and dry-shake color hardeners come in similar colors.
Concrete stains can be used on both indoor and outdoor surfaces. Only a few brands of concrete dyes can be used outdoors. Most are sensitive to UV rays.
New & Old Concrete Use
Concrete stains can be used on both old and newly poured concrete. The only difference is that new concrete must cure for 28 days before the stain can be applied. Integral color and dry-shake color hardeners can only be used on new concrete surfaces.
Concrete stains can be used as an add-on for concrete overlays or coatings. Integral color can only be used on a new concrete slab.
Stained Concrete Cost
Applying stains on concrete floors are more economical compared to other concrete flooring Las Vegas materials like natural stone, tile, marble, brick, paver and wood. It maximizes the use of concrete without compromising its aesthetic appeal.
The cost having a stained concrete driveway, concrete patio Las Vegas ,or pool deck may vary based on the size of the concrete space being stained, the number of colors a client wishes to use, the type of stain being used, as well as any customization a client may request for. Here is a brief breakdown of concrete staining costs:
This includes zero to minimal floor preparation, one stain color, and a coat of concrete sealer.
This includes minimal surface preparation, one stain color, and a final coat of concrete sealer.
Aside from surface preparation and sealing, this also includes complex patterns and multiple colors.
In addition to slab preparation and sealing, this also includes hand-applied stains and custom stencil work. Our staff can give you a thorough concrete surface assessment and an accurate quote, free of charge.
Concrete Stain Application Process: Water Based or Acid Stained
In applying a concrete stain, our team of installers makes sure that each one is wearing the appropriate gear using the right tools. Here is a brief look at how the staining process goes:
Prepare the surface of the concrete space that needs Staining. This may involve some minor repairs and cleaning. Grinding the surface for floors with an existing sealer or coating can help make the new stain adhere properly.
The stain is applied onto the concrete surface using a brush, mop, or spray gun. Make sure that surrounding areas are masked before spraying.
If the color seems dull after the first coat, you may add another layer of the same color. You may also use a different color for a more interesting shade.
Once the stain has dried, rinse the surface until the runoff is clear. For acid stains, it is important to dispose of the rinse water properly, as it may contain some acidic residue.
A concrete sealer needs to be applied to protect the concrete floor from damage, lengthen the lifespan of the stain, and to give the concrete surface a luxurious shine.
Breathe new life to your concrete spaces. Call (702) 389-9442 for expert Las Vegas interior and exterior floors concrete staining.
Regarding enhancing exterior and interior floors Las Vegas, nothing does concrete staining better than our decorative concrete contractors.
Las Vegas Concrete Artisans have years of experience in the industry, use only the highest quality products, pay close attention to detail, and take pride in our work. In addition, all of our work comes with a warranty.
Do you need some stained concrete patio ideas or refinish your pool decks, driveways, or interior floor? We are just a call and an email away. We would love to hear about it and provide you with a free in-home consultation and price quote.
Frequently Asked Questions
Compared with other types of flooring, stained concrete is not as expensive. Prices range between $2 and $4 per square foot for a plain, simple stain job while a high-end stain design may cost around $12 to $25 per sq. ft. The truth is it is less expensive than installing concrete overlays ($3 to $7 per sq. ft.) and concrete polishing ($3 to $12 per sq. ft.).
The answer is YES! But before the staining process is done, the existing concrete should be cleaned and not contaminated with chemicals such as grease, oil, paint, glue, wax, or anything that could impede the stain from filling in the pores of the concrete.
Stained concrete is more ideal for Las Vegas interior floors as it is easier to install and does not emit strong fumes when freshly installed like epoxy.
The most popular colors tend to be earth tones, such as tans, browns, and grays. These colors are often used to create a natural, rustic look.