Staining a concrete walkway

4 Hours
A huge change in less than 4 hours! Curb appeal + Thank you HDTV for the idea :)
Before ...
Two toned concrete from Minnesota weather.
Cutting in the first coat.
Rolling it on ...
Cutting it in ...
and rolling it on ...
Dutch Boy Concrete Stain (Riveting), the 2nd coat I added an anti - skid additive.

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  • Betty Betty on Jan 19, 2019

    walk way done nine yrs ago and faided with a high low swirl how to you fixlike new new

    and what type of paint do you use? will i need a primer?

  • Cathy b Cathy b on Feb 25, 2019

    love this!! will it work on a driveway? do you have to clean/prepare it 1st? if so, with what

  • Mary Kearns Mary Kearns on Jan 30, 2020

    I would try this on my walkway. And front porch. Could it be done on the inside of a garage? Do I need to use a different stain for these bigger projects?


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  • Norma Baudin Norma Baudin on May 06, 2020

    I love this, but it's pretty sad that she doesn't answer any questions and it's been well over a year since they were asked. ☹

  • Barb Barb on May 28, 2020

    What a great idea for worn aged sidewalks! Does the paint chip or is just a concrete touch up, I just don’t want to get into painting it every year being I’m from up north with snow season. Please advise. 👊🏼💡🌟💪👏🏼

    • Barb Barb on May 28, 2020

      Ok I looked it up and it doesn’t chip or fade. Did you have to prep the sidewalk or just hose it down and roll it on. Ty