By Belle Dixon. Interior. Published at Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 - 02:33:47 AM.
Stained concrete floors that is traditionally thought as cold and impersonal to be applied into the floor decoration, now can be a good option in decorating the house performance.
The concrete floor that looks like bare slab can be turned into a pretty performance by adding unexpected touch to get the best result. This thing can add beauty into the interior since the stain can make the performance of this flooring to have more patterns that is really exciting.
Mimic the performance of this into a beautiful flooring to be applied in the interior as well as the exterior. With some preparations, you can change the appearance of this floor to be more living space in the home.
The concrete flooring that is previously applied in the exterior like in the patio and garage now can also be applied into the interior. With some knowledge ad preparation, you can build your own stained concrete floors to be admired and cherish in your interior.
In building this kind of flooring, you need to know which one works well in your interior. Is it the water-based concrete stain or acid-based concrete stain? You need to know the plus and minus points of those two concrete stain to be applied to your home decoration.
The water-based concrete stain can coat the surface to produce the stained effect. It is generally a mixture of acrylic polymers and pigments that will fill the concrete’s pore.
The stain doesn’t interact with the concrete, so the color produced here is more consistent. It is also easier to be applied that other concrete stain choice. Well, unlikely the water-based concrete stain, the acid-based concrete stain don’t coat the surface of flooring at all.
The stain penetrates the porous concrete and reacts chemically with the lime and other minerals contained in the concrete. This chemical reaction fuels the staining process, resulting in colored oxides.
The flooring you choose should be based on your environment. If you want the longer lasting of the concrete stain, you can choose the acid-based because it fades only slightly over many years.
But If you are a kind of easily weary of the flooring condition, you can choose the water-based because it is easier to fade than the other concrete choice. Which one is your choice, make sure you choose the right stained concrete floors.
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