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Don’t Be Fooled! Carpet Leaves Problems Behind.

Today is April Fools day, but if you think a simple concrete patch is enough to get your concrete ready for staining, the joke is on you!

When switching from carpet to stained concrete you must pay attention to the details. Carpet leaves behind thousands of small nail holes. While these nail strips keep carpet beautiful by keeping it attached to the floor, the holes they leave behind make for ugly concrete! While the average contractor or the brave weekend “do it yourselfer” will use a basic concrete patch to fill in those carpet tack holes, these rudimentary methods will not deliver the consistent base needed for a proper finish and stain for a beautiful work of concrete art.

Instead of a basic concrete patch, we make sure to use Slick-Em, made by the Stamp Store, it uses fine aggregates, Portland Cement, and some proprietary admixes to create a properly prepared, solid, and strong foundation that you can sand, score or paint. It takes some training and special instruction to use properly, but it’s one more example of how doing it right the first time really matter, especially with the small things.

You can find out more about Slick-Em at The Stamp Store on their website.www.thestampstore.com

Remember, the Devil’s in the details, don’t let them wreck your creation, do it right from the start!