I admit it, I love the metallics and Baltz and Sons seems to love them too. Some of my all time favorite jobs were created with metallic coloring systems. Metallic coloring is available in epoxies and we stock Cohills in several different colors. With any job, creating a unique and natural appearance is key.
The World of Concrete 2015 was busier than ever this year. Proline’s booth was hopping and I got to meet several of my customers as well as create bonds with new customers. It was also great seeing those of you I’ve met in past years. Several of you took advantage of our yearly 20% off… Read More
This creative job was done by Premiere Concrete Design out of Wilson, NC. (www.premierconcretedesign-llc.com) They used our 4′ Compass Medallion (MD7401). The designs that you can create are endless when using our concrete medallions, border art and accent pieces. You can create bars, backsplashes, benches, tables in addition to unique concrete patios that will set your… Read More
This stamped concrete patio was created by John’s Cement out of Milford, Michigan. John’s website address is www.johnscement.com. The 4′ diameter Compass Rose Medallion (MD7401) was used along with the New England Ashlar Slate concrete stamps (AS100-P). This project could be colored with Adobe Beige Color Hardener (CH-602) and Antique Release Saddle Soap (AR-632). The different… Read More
If you find calculating how much integral color you need to complete the job confusing, you are not alone. It is confusing and if you don’t need to do it often, it’s annoying. I’m going to break this down for you and make it as easy as I can. These are the steps you need… Read More
UPDATED FOR 2022! Here at Calico, we've been in the industry for a long time. And we've seen a thing or two when it comes to concrete stamps! Learn from our experience and avoid these common mistakes we've seen over and over again. Attempting to color-match Please don't try it! Color is tricky business and... Read More
This pool deck was done by Baltz and Sons out of Memphis, TN (http://baltz-concrete.com). Our popular concrete stamp Arizona Flagstone (RS300) pattern was used and each stone was colored uniquely with acid stain. Taking the time to ensure that the stones look different sets this job apart. This look can be achieved by selecting a… Read More
Any surface can become slick when exposed to water or ice. To avoid slippery concrete, it’s essential that you apply a sealant. You should plan to seal your concrete every 2 years, and more frequently if the concrete is exposed to extreme weather conditions. Sealing concrete helps to maintain and enrich the color of concrete,… Read More