Acid Based Concrete Stains

Acid based concrete stains aren't new. They've been around for many years but were mainly used in commercial applications such as museum floors. In recent years, however, they have become increasingly popular for residential use. Whether your concrete is old or new, acid based concrete stains can create a refreshing and unique look. It can be used on interior or exterior surfaces including: Driveways Patios Porches Walkways Landscape pavers Retaining Walls Garage … [Read more...]

About Concrete and Moisture Testing

Moisture vapor emission rate (MVER) from concrete has an impact on the type of floor covering used on concrete slabs. A newly poured concrete slab may take as long as a year to fully dry. There are two common methods for testing the MVER in concrete, the calcium chloride test and relative humidity (RH) probes to measure the relative humidity from deeper in the concrete slab. According to the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, the relative humidity tests with RH probes are a more accurate … [Read more...]