America’s Best Concrete Stain

America’s Best Concrete Stain America’s best concrete stain is by far Color Mist by Modern Stone Technologies. Color mist is an advanced polymer modified product that penetrates and bonds with concrete surfaces to create a beautiful and long-lasting look. If applied correctly, this product is non-film forming which increases topcoat adhesion. Other water based stains…

100 Year Old Pavers Lobby Floor Restored!

100 Year Old Pavers Lobby Floor Restored! A building on Union Street in San Francisco had contacted my company to restore their old lobby floor. This building was over 100 years old and still had it’s original paver tile lobby floor. Most of the tiles were in good condition but the sealers had yellowed and…

Concrete & Stone Improvement Products

Concrete & Stone Improvement Products CretoSeal™ is now carrying a new line of artisan quality concrete & stone improvement products. These featured products are from Modern Stone Technologies based out of Arizona.These products are hard to find and were only distributed to contractors. Now CretoSeal™ is bringing these amazing products straight to you, the property…

Radon Mitigation in Concrete

Radon mitigation in concrete is extremely important because radon gas is one of the leaders in causing lung cancer in the US. The first step in mitigating radon gas is to get your property tested. No level of radiation is considered completely safe. Radon test kits are available online and are worth the investment. Radon…

Fungi Can Help Concrete Heal Its Own Cracks

Fungi Can Help Concrete Heal Its Own Cracks   This is an interesting article about a low-cost, pollution-free solution to infrastructure problem: New self-healing concrete has fungi that “heals” cracks in crumbling structures. A type of fungi spore is mixed into the concrete mix and lays dormant until it’s exposed to oxygen and moisture from…

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How to Remove Dog Urine Smell From Concrete

How to Remove Dog Urine Smell From Concrete   This article is a quick step by step on how to remove urine smell from concrete. Concrete is extremely porous and absorbs odors quickly. Daily cleaning can disinfect the surface of the floors but the bacteria hides deep inside the substrate causing awful smells to continue.…

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Protect Concrete From Freeze / Thaw Damage

Protect Concrete From Freeze / Thaw Damage   Permanently protect concrete from freeze / thaw damage by using Creto Deep Penetrating Sealer (DPS). Concrete is one of the most durable building materials known to man but it can be vulnerable to deterioration from weather, salts, and the freeze / thaw cycle. Concrete absorbs moisture when…

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Ultra-high Performance Concrete

Ultra-high Performance Concrete   Ultra-high performance concrete accidentally discovered when they added recycled, milled glass. I came across this article talking about concrete being supplemented with milled glass being much stronger and more dense. The concrete was also permanently waterproof. This instantly reminded me of what Creto Deep Penetrating Sealer (DPS) does. Creto DPS crystallizes…

Sanitation in Daycare

Sanitation in Daycare

Sanitation in Daycare The most important thing in daycare is safety. Sanitation in daycare plays a large part in making sure children are safe. There are many precautions that can be made to increase the sanitary conditions in a daycare or any environment with children present. Some of the precautions are keeping children’s areas tidy…

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Creating Energy From Hot Pavement

Creating Energy From Hot Pavement   Turning heat into electricity: Engineers are working on technology that will harvest clean energy from pavement While solar energy is a clean source of energy, not everyone can afford the often expensive installation costs. Now, a recent article has revealed that we might soon be able to harness solar…