Best Floats for Applying Color Hardener

Why is it recommended to use wood or resin floats when applying dry-shake color hardener?...


Why use Color Hardener Instead of Integral Color

What is the proper application method for dry-shake color hardener, and what are the advantages of using hardeners instead of integral color?...


Color Hardener Fails to Adhere

A colored and textured concrete pool deck I placed a year ago is showing signs of surface failure. I used color hardener in conjunction with powdered antiquing release and seamless slate-patterned texturing skins. The entire surface was sealed with a solv...


Coloring Vertical Surfaces with Color Hardener Slurry

I plan to use a color hardener on the faces of a set of stairs. I have been told that it's easier to apply color hardener to vertical surfaces by making a slurry with it. Can this be done, and what consistency should the slurry be?...


Coverage Rate and Timing Are Critical When Applying Color Hardener

I poured an 800-square-foot residential patio and colored it using a cream-colored dry-shake hardener. After applying eight pails of color hardener, I was still able to see blotches of gray where the color didn't cover completely. I followed the recomme...


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