Concrete & Masonry

To change the color of concrete before it is poured, add a tint to the mix.

How to Change the Color of Concrete

People who want to use concrete in their landscaping often ask how they can change the color. Staining or tinting may be the solution, depending on if the concrete has been poured.

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Pouring concrete in the form for a concrete countertop.

How to Make a DIY Concrete Countertop

Watch this video to find out how to make a concrete countertop for your home or yard, including constructing the form, choosing the right materials, and pouring the concrete.

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Caulking crack in concrete.

Polyurethane Concrete Crack Sealant

Watch this video to find out how to seal cracks in concrete surfaces, such as driveways and patios, with QUIKRETE Polyurethane Concrete Crack Sealant.

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Concrete and masonry sealer on paver driveway.

Sealing Concrete and Masonry Surfaces

Applying a waterproofing sealer can help protect and enhance the look of concrete and masonry surfaces, including patios, porches, and driveways. Watch this video to find out more.

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Gloved hand holding bottle of QUIKRETE Concrete Crack Seal.

Sealing Cracks in Concrete

Watch this video to find out how to clean and seal cracks in a concrete sidewalk, patio, or driveway using Quikrete liquid concrete crack sealant.

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Laying the blocks for a stackable block retaining wall.

Building a Block Retaining Wall Makes a Great DIY Project

Building a dry stacked block retaining wall makes a great DIY project. Watch this video for tips on how to go about it.

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Cleaning a concrete patio with a scrub brush before staining.

Preparing Concrete Surfaces for Staining

Find tips on how to use QUIKRETE concrete cleaner, etcher, and degreaser to clean a concrete patio or porch floor before staining.

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White efflorescence stains on concrete block wall.

Removing Efflorescence from Concrete Block Walls

Watch this video for tips on removing efflorescence from a concrete block wall using water based QUIKRETE Efflorescence & Rust Remover.

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