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How to use Color Hardener before a Stamp Job Video

Color Hardener is a very common method for coloring stamped concrete and some flatwork. Using an engineered blend of pigment, cement, and fine aggregates, Color Hardener creates a dense and strong layer on the top of new concrete. As Color Hardener does not color the concrete itself, it is less affected by cement and sand colors. This means bolder and more consistent color, even with different concrete mix designs. It is important to remember that Color Hardener requires more labor than integrally colored concrete.

This video covers the full process of using Color Hardener on a stamped concrete project. It starts with design practices and the characteristics of the material. The video moves on to finishing the concrete in preparation for Color Hardener use, broadcasting and finishing the Color Hardener, and finally stamping.