How-To Guides

Concrete Acid Stain Colors Guide

Taking the first step toward gorgeous colored concrete begins with a “colorful” understanding of which concrete acid stain colors are available, as well as a general appreciation of how the basic acid stain colors can be layered and combined for endless variety and depth.

How To Stain Concrete Basement Floors

For homeowners looking to add value to their house with a finished basement, at about $0.61 per sq. ft.; acid stain offers the lowest-cost and highest-return of any flooring option. Acid Stained Floors can be finished without costly contractors and are easy to maintain once sealed.

Creating Stunning Blue Marble Concrete Floors with Acid Stain

Applying a marble finish to concrete is easy and can be performed by new homeowners and concrete professionals alike. Acid Stain easily transforms your concrete floor into a stunning faux-marble masterpiece that costs thousands less than real marble or stone. This affordable flooring option is low-maintenance and more durable than normal flooring options, like vinyl, but with Direct Colors Azure Blue coloring, the results will be anything but “normal!”

How To Pour Concrete Slabs With Integral Color

Learn everything you need to know about How To Pour Concrete Slabs with Integral Color. Direct Colors offers the best concrete pigment color selection for any size project.

How To Make Faux Wood Concrete Floor

Can You Believe It’s NOT Wood? Using Concrete Overlay, Liquid Colored Antique Concrete Stain and Pigment to Simulate a Wood Grain Concrete Finish.

Acid Concrete Stain on Countertops

Acid staining concrete countertops offers a one-of-a-kind finish unique to this process. Do it Yourself with Direct Colors. 10 Acid Stain Colors Available

Fixing Acid Stain Problems Made Easy

Learn the easy and fast steps you must use to correct Concrete Acid Stain Problems. Add highlights & improve color over previously acid-stained concrete!

How To Remove Oil From Concrete

Learn how to remove oil stains from any concrete surface. Motor oil is common in driveways and garages, but this techniques may also be used around BBQ and outdoor living spaces, or anywhere oil has stained concrete.

Poured-in-Place Concrete Countertops

PRO’S AND CON’S OF POURED-IN-PLACE CONCRETE COUNTERTOPS Have questions? Get a Free Project Consultation Learn how to make pour-in-place concrete countertop; the pros and cons of poured-in-place concrete countertops and much more. Use our How-to and Video Tutorials for step-by-step instructions Advantages of poured-in-place concrete countertops: 1. Concrete countertops are very heavy; pour-in-place construction eliminates the …

Concrete Overlay Countertops

With Direct Colors Concrete Overlay, countertops resurfacing for your home or office is easier than you think. With the ability to match pre-existing home decor, concrete allows you to add stylish design value without breaking the bank.