Long time before it was unimaginable to create colours in concrete.But this technology has been there overseas in USA,Australia,Europe for almost more than a decade.
Strains provide a richer tone that can simulate the look of stone or wood.
A Stain penetrates the concrete itself,offering permanent,transludent color.
Different effects are achieved by using either acid-based or old concrete and the penetration enables great UV stability and wear-meaning stains may be used for interior or exterior surfaces.
Concrete dyes are used for the boldest colours and more complex patterns. Dye colours are more predictable than stains and may be polished.Dyes are best for inside applications,as fading may occur with direct sunlight.
Designing with coloured concrete: A guide to some of the finishes that can be used to add character to coloured concrete.