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Old 06-26-2007, 08:40 AM  
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I have old concrete sidewalk and steps leading up to our front door. They are both in really good shape, just not the best to look at. Is there a good stain that I could use on them that would give them a little color and more appeal?



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Old 06-27-2007, 05:05 PM  
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Check with your local brick yard. There are stains available specifically intended for concrete. Be sure to get a good sealer when you do this. The stains are fairly durable but will last far longer if you keep it sealed.

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Just make sure that you powerwash the concrete first. Do not acid wash - just use pressurized water - a mild detergent and a brush. Rinse Clean

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