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How Concrete Staining Can Make Your Home More Modern

How Concrete Staining Can Make Your Home More Modern

Concrete staining floors and concrete overlays adds a resort-quality beauty to your home flooring and has numerous indoor and outdoor applications to suit your taste, match your style, and better fit the purpose of your interior room or outdoor area.

Most Popular Areas for Concrete Staining

Staining concrete flooring can be done to improve any space. But if you’re looking for inspiration or are not sure where to start, here are some of our clients’ favorite places to apply concrete stain:

  • Garage Floor: When choosing an outdoor concrete stain, garage floor improvements are a great application for it. Whether you want to repurpose your garage into a Man Cave, add a game area, make your workspace flooring more durable, or store the vehicles you love in a showroom, concrete staining garage floors gets stylish yet practical results.

  • Pool Deck: If you’re looking for the ideal place to use moisture-resistant concrete stain, pool deck flooring is the perfect spot. It truly makes your backyard recreation area into a retreat while preventing moisture damage and making the concrete texture more comfortable for bare feet. If you’re looking for a modern design, consider that contrasting browns, earth tones, and neutrals will give your pool deck a striking finish.

  • Kitchen and Dining Areas: If there’s anywhere that almost always looks like it needs a sweep or a mop, it’s the kitchen floor. That makes it a great fit for indoor concrete stain projects, since stained concrete is much easier to clean and maintain than untreated concrete flooring. And since many modern restaurants, bars, and eateries use the same technique, you’re taking a big leap toward a stunning modern kitchen that’ll make you the envy of the neighborhood.

Why Concrete Staining Works

Concrete stains penetrate deeply into the concrete surface to produce fade-resistant, permanent colors that won’t warp when exposed to the elements. The color won't flake off or peel away, making it a solid, long-term investment in your property. Because of that longevity, many people see concrete staining as an eco-friendly solution compared to paint and coatings that have to be replaced much more often.

Concrete stains allow you to use your imagination when it comes to color, style, and design. You can add a hint of color to the natural concrete or go bold. You can even combine concrete stamping and staining to customize your flooring with one-of-a-kind monograms, patterns, or designs.

Color and Style Options for Modern Concrete Flooring

Acid-based chemical stains or water-based concrete stains each create their own unique look and finish. Acid-based stains have natural color variations that add character and unique mottling and marbling effects, and they can also be applied to resemble wood finishes. Color selection is limited, but they work well with a variety of complementary decor and furnishings.

Water-based concrete stains allow a wider range of shade and color options and can be blended to customize colors. They are some of the most popular stains for concrete floors, since they suit many decor styles. But you may want to go with bolder concrete stain colors, like blue or black, to make a big statement.

When to Stain Concrete Flooring

We often do concrete floor staining projects for clients who want to repurpose or makeover an area of their home. Since stained concrete is so visually appealing and so low-maintenance, it’s often an attractive selling point for potential renters and buyers.

Note: Since concrete stain is so deeply penetrating, it is difficult to remove once applied. To avoid a costly redo or overhaul, it’s best to have licensed, professional painting contractors apply concrete stains and to follow any instructions they give you on floor care and maintenance over the course of your concrete flooring project.

Concrete Staining Services in Roseville, CA

When you’re ready to upgrade your concrete flooring in your garage, on your pool deck, or in your home interior, Trico Painting is here to help. We can offer suggestions on stain color and type to match modern looks without dating your space. We make every effort to streamline our projects and communicate clearly, so you know exactly what to expect.


Get more enjoyment out of your favorite rooms and outdoor entertainment areas with beautiful concrete flooring that lasts. Contact Trico Painting for a concrete staining estimate today, and get ready for your flooring transformation.