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New Products: Get Protection Plus Color With New Loxon® Stain

Now you can offer both great color and long-lasting protection with new Loxon® Semi-Transparent Vertical Concrete Stain. This semi-transparent addition to the Loxon® stain family allows you to enhance the natural variation in concrete – adding beautiful color as well as all-weather protection to your concrete coating jobs.
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Concrete & Color: Paint Breathes New Life into Historic River Town

Paint color transformed a historic property and helped Designing Jewelers gain recognition as one of “America’s Coolest Stores” from InStore magazine. Two Sherwin-Williams masonry coatings provide the one-two punch for long-lasting protection on the repaint of the 136-year-old building. Continue reading Concrete & Color: Paint Breathes New Life into Historic River Town

From Blah to Bold: A Corporate HQ Painted to Look Like a Classic Mustang

The repaint of a classic California car company’s corporate headquarters shows how professional painting contractors can leverage bold concrete color choices to help their customers create better branding. Continue reading From Blah to Bold: A Corporate HQ Painted to Look Like a Classic Mustang

How to Beat Moisture on Concrete Block

By Rick Watson

How do I get paint to stick to an old concrete block wall? I thought that masonry paint was supposed to “breathe” to allow moisture to escape. It appears that moisture is pushing the paint off of the concrete – the paint can be peeled off in pieces the size of your fist.

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