Concrete Staining Services
Specialized Surfaces is the premiere concrete staining services company in Orange County. With over 27 years of experience, we can help you select the ideal concrete stain for your space. We offer various concrete services including polishing, resurfacing, cleaning, stamping and staining. Specialized Surfaces services all areas of Orange County, including Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills and Lake Forest.
Why Concrete Flooring?
Concrete flooring is a great alternative to marble, tile or even wood flooring in both indoor and outdoor spaces. Stained concrete is also less expensive than almost any other flooring option. It can create a superior look for a fraction of the cost. Concrete flooring is extremely versatile and can match a variety of decor. Stained concrete floors can mimic the look of marble, wood, stone, and even leather.
What is Concrete Staining?
Concrete staining is a method of adding color and design to indoor or outdoor concrete surfaces. Staining imparts a luxurious richness that can’t be achieved by any other coloring medium. Rather than produce a solid, opaque effect like paint, stains permeate the concrete to infuse it with luminous, translucent tones that vary depending on the surface they are applied to and the application techniques used. The results can mimic everything from polished marble to tanned leather to natural stone or even stained wood.
There are two types of concrete stains – reactive and nonreactive. Reactive stains are water-based acidic solutions. The acid reacts with the concrete, creating a permanent bond resulting in a different color. Once the chemical reaction takes place, the stain forms a permanent bond with the concrete and won’t chip off or peel away.
Non-reactive stains are water-based acrylic stains that don’t rely on a chemical reaction to impart color. They penetrate the concrete surface and deposit their pigment particles in the open pores. Nonreactive stains have grown in popularity because they come in a broader range of colors than acid stains and are easier to apply. The downside is they won’t produce the same variegated, translucent color tones characteristic of acid stains. The color effects tend to be more opaque and more uniform.
Benefits of Concrete Staining
One of the biggest benefits of concrete staining as opposed to other flooring methods is that the bond of the stain to the concrete is very tough and the stain will not chip, crack, or fade. Not only is cement durable and allows the stain to hold up over time, each project results in a distinct and custom look that will add character and richness to any outdoor or indoor area or room.
Specialized Surfaces Services
With over 27 years of experience, Specialized Surfaces it the #1 concrete staining services company in Orange County. We have a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee, A+ BBB rating and 5 star Yelp reviews. Contact us today to schedule your free in-home consultation for your concrete staining.