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We were contacted by a local general contractor in Camarillo for this job. The contractor had finished a ton of work on the clients' house and, to tie it all up, they wanted a professional decorative concrete contractor to stain the exterior hardscape. That's where we came in! The patio was in great shape, other than the fact that it had lost all of its original coloring. They had different bits of stamped concrete all around their house, but we were able to make the colors consistent throughout! After they saw the stain on their stamped concrete, the clients wanted us to also stain their front porch, which was a traditional, old smooth concrete. We've decided to make a separate post for the front porch because it came out so great! Job Location CA 93012...

This is a job we completed a few months ago already but we just got around to publish it here. Anyway, the owner of the Sycamore Kitchen contacted us for staining their exterior concrete patio. So far so good. However, upon arrival, we noticed that the furniture and pots that had long been placed on the concrete had left huge rust stains. Unfortunately, rust is almost impossible to remove from a porous, non-sealed concrete surface. Therefore, a conventional semi-transparent stain would not do the trick. To provide her with a solution, we showed her solid-color stains, which are fully opaque and can cover such imperfects. Thankfully she loved it and we delivered! Job Location CA 90036...

The owners of this house in Fillmore were remodeling through a great general contractor, who however, did not have their own resurfacing and staining guys. They had called several contractors to come out and make samples for them, however, none of them achieved the look the clients wanted. So they found us, and we explained to them that the process of achiving it would require a different gameplan than what the other guys were doing. One of those guys had already grinded the residue of the old carpet floor, which is the right thing to do. However, he had thereby exposed the aggregate of the concrete. And the clients did not want to see the little rocks at all. Since this look can only be achieved by using semi-transparent stains, the aggregate in the concrete would always show if stained directly. That's just the semi-transparent nature of the product. If it was opaque, it would look like a paint which they definitely weren't down for. Not knowing all of that, the other contractors had tried staining the concrete multiple times, but never hiding the aggregate. And by the way, never achieving quite the color the client wished. We told them we had to apply a couple of coats of concrete micro-topping prior to staining. And even before that, we had to address the divots and pits left by the carpet's tack strip. Then we could proceed staining the concrete while using a special color combination. In the end, the owners were exctatic about the outcome and left us a 5-star review on Yelp. What else could we hope for?! Job Location CA 93015...

The new owner of this beautiful house in Encino was on a quest of transforming the exterior of his house and property. He had gotten several quotes on replacing his patio, but he didn't want to go down that route because of the high costs and the big mess associated with demoing and pouring new concrete. He looked up his options on Google and quickly stumbled upon us. We were beyond happy to offer him a much more reasonable, affordable, and overall better solution. We repaired the cracks in his concrete using our epoxy mortar, followed that by a couple of coats of concrete micro-topping, and then stained it with a beautiful combination of dark and light grey! He was ecstatic and left us a 5-star review on Yelp! Job Location CA 91436...

This patio and driveway were previously stained and sealed, but either with low-quality materials or by a sub-optimal contractor. In any case, the owner of this beautiful home in the Pacific Palisades wanted to re-stain the floor and make it as good looking as the rest of the property. We advised him to get the floor sandblasted prior to our staining, in order to remove all of the previously applied sealer and to give the whole floor the same even texture. The sandblasting, however, wasn't in his budget and he didn't want to deal with the possibility of a mess that many sandblasting contractors make. So we stained the concrete as it is and sealed it with a high-quality Brickform sealer. We don't recommend using this approach if you have the option not to, but the job still came out looking great. And by the way, the sandblasting contractor we work with is the best in all LA county - Mike from Superior Sandblast. If you need his services, give us a call and we'll connect you! Job Location CA 90272...