Can I power wash stamped concrete?

Asked by Edgar Julien on September 15, 2021

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If water and mild detergent are not effective, you can use a pressure washer to remove tough stains from a stamped concrete surface. Pressure washing can help remove tire marks, leaf stains, and greasespots.

How do you make stamped concrete not slippery? There are several techniques and products you can use to make a stamped surface less slippery when wet. One of the standard methods involves mixing a nonslip additive such as SureCrete's SureGrip, H&C SharkGrip or Matcrete's Rhino Grip into the water- or solvent-based acrylicsealer before rolling it on.

Does colored stamped concrete fade? #2 – Stamped Concrete color will fade or leach out andcolor needs to be reapplied every year. Interestingly, colored concrete that needs to be sealed can appear to have a “chalky” or faded appearance. Once a fresh coat of sealer is applied, the concrete colors come back to life again! #

Can I put new concrete over old? Yes, you may pour a concrete pad overlay over an existing slab. You need to consider the added height and weight of the overlay on the existing structure. Overlays may include polymers, portland cement concrete, or epoxies. You should improve the drainage of the slab by having a good slope on the overlay.

How many concrete stamps do I need? Ideally you want the enough stamps to cover your first row and 2 stamps for the second row. This way you will always be interlocking the stamps and not just trying to line up the grout lines by_eyesight.