Concrete and Color

Posted on: February 18, 2020 | Category: Blog, Concrete

    Color selection for concrete projects is a challenging process for most homeowners.  How do you find a color that’s in harmony with everything around it which connects it all in a tasteful, attractive, and appealing way?  Here are a few tips to help you navigate your way through this fun and sometimes overwhelming […]

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Our Commitment to Staying Current

Posted on: February 15, 2019 | Category: Concrete

  Just as any other industry, decorative concrete and concrete coatings are always subject to updated technology and new and exciting products.  Staying on top of industry advances and being educated in new processes and applications is extremely important to us at Shades of Color.  We are committed to offering you the best options for […]

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To Seal or Not to Seal … What Does Your Concrete Really Need?

Posted on: May 7, 2018 | Category: Blog, Concrete

To Seal or Not to Seal … What Does Your Concrete Really Need? Concrete is a pretty amazing product when you stop to think about what it’s expected to do.  And it’s exposed to UV rays, liquids leaking from vehicles, tire marks, pet damage, snow melt chemicals and salts, de-icers, dirt, grime, snow, rain, sleet, […]

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What are VOCs and why are they in my paint?

Posted on: October 25, 2017 | Category: Blog, Painting

What are VOCs and why are they in my paint? VOCs (volatile organic compounds) are the solvents that are released into the air as paint dries.  Exposure to VOCs in paint can cause symptoms such as headaches, nausea, fatigue, and dizziness, and the Environmental Protection Agency suspects some VOCs may be carcinogens.  Long term exposure […]

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Stamped Concrete Repair and Restoration

Posted on: April 6, 2017 | Category: Blog, Repair & Restoration

Stamped Concrete Repair and Restoration Stamped concrete requires routine maintenance, the frequency of which depends upon weather conditions, type and amount of traffic to which it is exposed, and if it has been properly and regularly maintained since installation.  If stamped concrete looks dull, faded, or is chipped, it’s time for some maintenance!  The process […]

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