The product is a completely newly developed type of painting which is based on the latest technology, crosslinking binders and UV resistant pigments. The product has unprecedented features such as high penetration of the surfaces, high adhesion, and hard-wearing, additional UV stability and resistant to oil, water and the most widely used chemical products in everyday life.
StoneColor is primarily designed to renew the appearance of tiles and paving stones. The surface treatment gives besides a new look, also a protection against moss and algae.
Typically StoneColor is purchased by the private consumer who wants to save time and especially money. In addition the good results often last longer compared with new stones. Application can also be carried out by professional craftsmen.
On the hole everyone who just has a small capacity for “ do it yourself “ can use the product. It requires only that you can use a hobby high pressure cleaner, a broom and a paint roller.
It is expected that the product stays nice for up to 5 years, of course, depending on load, use and maintenance .If the surface becomes worn, you can just paint it again.
Spreading rate for StoneColor can be very different. It can vary from 3m2 to 8m2 per. liters. The big difference depends partly on how much the concrete is worn and how absorbent the paving stones are. The more worn - the more consumption.
In principle, StoneColor can be used for all porous surfaces such as tiles and bricks made of concrete, sand-lime brick, terracotta and clinker. These surfaces are typically found in areas such as driveways, terraces and around swimming pools.
It must be free of soil, sand, dirt and oil. It is important to use StoneCleaner for the cleaning process. Loose sand must be removed with a broom - or maybe a Vacuum Cleaner.
It is made by rolling with a longhaired MOHAIR roller. Not too fast as it can form bubbles on the surface. At the edges and along the wall use a paint brush.
Yes, no problem. However, the first layer must be surface dry before the second layer is applied.
At an air temperature of 20 degrees and relative humidity of 60% the surface will be dry after only approximately an hour. The surface is ready to use after approx a day. A total hardining may take up to a week. At lower temperatures and higher relative humidity extends the drying period.
Yes the surface is resistant to motor oils, water and the most known chemical products in everyday life. It is however recommended to remove any oil spills in order to get the nicest result.
Yes, StoneColor has been tested against heat, frost, high moisture effect and difference temp. changes. All tests with extremely good results.
Yes, stone color has been tested for effects of salt with good results.
You can use a snow showel on the surface. However, it should be remembered that StoneColor is not stronger than the concrete. StoneColor penetrates deep into the concrete through nanoteknoligien, and damaged surface is almost not seen.
Regular sweeping and washing of the surface. If possible use StoneCleaner if there is oil on the surface.
StoneColor penetrates the concrete and therefore has a very high durability on the concrete. However it is not supposed to penetreate the stones that ssticks up through the concrete. This creates and maintains an original look.
All kinds of tiles and paving stones made of concrete can be painted.
Yes, the stone color is used color genuine and uv-stable pigments which are highly stable against wind and weather.
Yes this can be done. You only have to note that the groundcolor of the concrete will have a small influence on the outcome of the color.
It is not ideal and should be avoided. After 1 hour of drying time a light rain will usually not damage the surface.