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How soon can I get your color mix?
Generally ships in a couple days
Can I use it for a pool coping brick?
This is for coloring concrete that is in the truck as it's poured, not after the fact. You can check out our stain options for coloring already placed concrete.
Is this a stain or paint? I need it for outside patio areas of my yard.
This is an integral color that you would use when pouring concrete.
If you are looking for a stain, check here: https://www.concreteandcurbingsource.com/collections/concrete-stain
I am making a formed garden boarder that will require me to use almost 46 60# bags of concrete mix. Can I use this measured out into two bag mixes in a small mixer?
Yes but will need to figure out how much cement is in each of the bags
I am building a house with a concrete slab. Does color of my choice need to be added to the concrete before the foundation is poured?
If you do not want to stain or paint it, then yes the color should be added when the concrete truck shows up.
I’m pouring a smaller patio Which will be around 1.5 yards. However, I will be pouring this from bags of concrete rather than having a truck delivered. Do you know with the mix ratio would be for a 80 pound bag?
Each portion would be split in to a yard, so you would use 1/45th of the container.
I am working on a small patio 16' x 17' in the back of my house. I am planning to stamp the cement and add color on top of it. How much color do I need?
3 yards worth
Can I use this stain on my terra cotta tiles( with grout) on my sunroom? The tiles are terra cotta 6”x6” tiles. I want to stain this floor with a grey color-Crete. Will this work?
No. This product is for mixing in to concrete before it is poured.
Can I use this on a concrete kitchen floor?
This is for mixing fresh concrete. If you wish to color your kitchen floor, I would suggest out line of concrete stain located here: https://www.concreteandcurbingsource.com/collections/concrete-stain
Does it work in stucco mix?
I have terra cotta tiles on my front porch steps. Will this paint cover it? Will it be slick when it rains? How durable will it be?
This is not paint. This is integral concrete color, so needs to be mixed in to concrete before it is poured.
Can this be used on a patio that has been previously colored?
No. This is for mixing in to new concrete before it has been placed.
I am interested in the possibility of using your product to pour a small walkway. It is right at a yard and b/c is so small will be using a cement mix like Sakrete or Quikrete. Do you have a preference and what would be the mixing ratio? Also, would I need to seal it? I'm concerned that if I do I may compromise traction as it is outdoors. Thank you for your help
You would have to measure out an even portion for each batch you make. I would probably tell you to use to the quickrete color available at most home improvement stores.
I have a stamped brick patio in terra-cotta I need to put a color between the brick what color should I use..?
you can use a concrete stain, https://www.concreteandcurbingsource.com/collections/concrete-stain
Options are somewhat limited when you have an integral color already in the concrete, so you need a surface color.
can i mix colors to make it look like bluestone
I think it would be tough to get a match mixing colors, but if you want to give it a shot, let us know!
How much do I need to cover an 8x10 (80sq ft) The area is stamped concrete.
This product is an integral color, meaning it is mixed in to concrete before it is poured. Let us know what you are trying to do and we can help you with the right product!
If I have colored concrete can I still etch darker a lot of mortar stains and after what do I put down to make it shine and last
I would suggest a good suface sealer, such as Super Diamond Clear, Polyseal Plus, and Cryli-Tel 5505
Do you have a blue color in the color-crete liquid or is it possible to mix two colors in order to get a bluish tint to add to the concrete mix?
We have some blue/green options however they are specialty colors. Give us a call and we can see what we can do
Can it be used for bath room floor and shower floor without getting any water marks?
This product is for coloring concrete before it is cured. Best way to prevent water marks is with a good sealer. If you give us a little more information, we would be happy to make a recomendation!
How much pigment is needed for a gallon of plaster?
for small batches, i would suggest using a dry pigment. Give us a call and we can help you out with some options.
Can I see euro gray on a floor
We dont have a picture of a floor in Euro Gray. Sorry!
How much concrete stain would it take for 1058 sq ft
The product you asked the question on is integral color for mixing in to concrete prior to pouring. Here is our concrete stain:
Which gets 300 square feet per gallon.
I'm looking for white mortar caulking. Do you have that product?
For what type of application? Expansion joints?
Can u send samples I am looking for semi transparent sand stone color exterior
it sounds like you are looking for a colored sealer when you say semi-transparent. Give us a call and we can see what we can do to help you out. 888-391-2227
Distributors in Puerto Rico
We ship to Puerto Rico. Contact us for a quote.
I have a project trying to stain some pavers. it's possible to have a sample?
This product is for mixing in to concrete before it is placed. Here is our concrete stain: https://www.concreteandcurbingsource.com/products/concrete-stain-sealer
Do you have a list of recommended installers?
We do in some areas. Where are you located?
Hi, Can Color-Crete liquid be applied to exterior slate wall tiles? Can this product be used on natural stone?
Color Crete is for adding to a batch of concrete to add color integrally, not for adding color after the fact. Natural stone doesnt have the same properties as concrete, as it is less porous so it doesnt take color well. You can try stain-crete but no guarantees on its effectiveness.
want to match some old shingles , where do I find gaf roof shingles architectural color hickory
It is very difficult to match colors between different materials, in this case, shingles vs concrete. From what I have seen, autumn brown would be your closest match.
Where in Tampa
We are based in South Dakota, but can ship to you.