Appetite for Stained Concrete

Workers spread the epoxy with floor squeegees and then backroll it to eliminate windrows and pooling.

A member of the crew applies the stain with an inexpensive graden pump sprayer. Applying the stain in a circular motion helps prevent puddling and unsightly lines.

Subway is considering stained concrete floors, like the one at its restaurant in West Haven, Utah, for other locations.

Workers mask off the surrounding area to prevent overspray from the acid stain.

The floor’s epoxy and wax give the stained concrete floor a standing water look.

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