Ghostshield Articles

How to Remove Paint From Concrete

Before applying a Ghostshield concrete sealer, the surface must be free of all paint and surface coatings. Below are the instructions on how to remove paint from concrete.Prepare the surface of the... Read More

How to Prevent Concrete from Cracking

Contrary to popular belief, concrete is extremely porous. While it is very hard, it also has millions of tiny pores and microscopic cracks. Looking at concrete under magnification reveals the pore and... Read More

How to Polish Concrete

Polished concrete is becoming more popular in a wide variety of applications. It is often seen in retail and institutional environments for a clean, hygienic look and the ease of maintenance under... Read More

How to Clean Concrete

Before applying a sealer for the first time, you should clean the concrete. There are many ways to clean concrete before applying a sealer but we recommend removing all dirt and debris, power-washing... Read More

How to Remove Efflorescence From Concrete

Efflorescence is a crystalline deposit of excess salts that travel with moisture to the surface of concrete. It is whitish in appearance and is naturally occurring in all concrete. Water must be... Read More

How to Remove Mold and Mildew from Concrete

Before applying a concrete sealer, the surface must be free of all mold and mildew. Below are a few processes on how to remove mold and mildew from concrete. We recommend using a facemask and rubber... Read More

Concrete Densifiers and Hardeners

What is a densifier?A densifier is substance applied to the surface of concrete in order to fill pores and increase surface density. They are chemical solutions designed to improve surface hardness,... Read More

How to Acid Etch Concrete

Acid is generally mixed at a ratio of 3 parts water to 1 part acid for sufficient strength to etch properly.  Ideally you want to test the strength needed first before doing the entire floor.  You... Read More