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Decorative concrete expert, Jeff Girard, provides in-depth answers to common problems associated with concrete countertops. Find answers to common questions and ask your own questions.

Fixing Hairline Cracks

How do I fix a hairline crack in a concrete countertop, without the repair being noticeable? Also, what's the best way to prevent these cracks from occurring?


Repairing Chips in Countertops

How do I fix chips in the edges of concrete countertops? My clients dropped a pan on the edge of their countertop and knocked out a chip of concrete.


Touching Up Minor Surface Scratches

What's the best way to touch up minor scratches in the surface of my concrete countertop? Is this something I can do myself, or should I hire a professional?


How to Remove Oil Stains

How do you remove dark oil stains in a concrete countertop that seem to have soaked into the surface? I've tried several types of cleaners, and nothing seems to work.


How to Remove Stubborn Stains and Discoloration

How do I go about removing stains from my countertops? Is this something I can do myself? Do I treat oil spots the same as coffee stains?


How to Fix Scratches in Topical Sealers

A client called with concerns about scratches in the sealer of their concrete countertop. How do I repair them? Can I make them disappear?


Fixing Spots Caused by Acid Etching

One of my customers has white spots in their concrete countertops after cutting lemons and limes on the surface. What's the best method for removing acid stains?


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