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Old 05-21-2009, 02:14 AM  
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Do you happen to know what product you used and about how much it costs? We were going to paint our ugly old orangey colored brick but if I could get it a different color that would be great! Thanks!

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My husband and I bought a house built in '72 and it had horrible, ugly brick on it. I found a great product online and it looks fantastic! It was a lot of work as we applied to each individual brick to save the color of the morter. It took the weekend, but totally worth it!

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Old 05-21-2009, 07:09 AM  
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As far as the mortar, a lot of humans just stain over it too. It's just not account the agitation to affectation it off or use a adhesive or wax to repel the stain. Short nap rollers would be account trying. I did a chase like this with paint. I sprayed the adhesive with a gray and stipple brushed every individual abhorrent brick. It looked absolute nice if it was done, but my eyeballs were bridge by the time I was done. I couldn't brainstorm accomplishing an absolute abode like that.

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Old 09-12-2009, 01:29 PM  
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We would be very interested in knowing what specific stain products people were happy with - particularly the one rated as 'fantastic' in the post above
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Old 09-13-2009, 01:49 AM  
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After reading the posts i too feel like staining my bricks. i will be happy if anyone who have done it can share their picture to have a better understanding.
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Old 09-17-2009, 06:31 PM  
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I live in a cement brick house and am interested in staining...any suggestions. The house was built in the 60's and I have heard that this type of brick would stain well...thanks (its literally the color of cement)
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Old 09-17-2009, 06:50 PM  
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NE lower Michigan? there are some concrete brick around there that embarrass clay brick when it comes to low absorption and high strengths.
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Old 09-29-2009, 12:27 PM  
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What on-line product did you buy? Thanks!
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Old 02-04-2011, 08:59 AM  
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I have a ranch home that was built in the 60's. Three quarters of the house is red brick and one quarter is angelstone with a pink running through it. I would love to stain the angelstone to match the mortar inbetween the red brick. I thought that a green gray stain would soften the angelstone. Has anyone ever tried to stain angelstone? I too would like a recomendation on a specific product that has worked well on staining brick.

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