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So far Matt Plechan has created 5 blog entries.

Brick Stain from Red to Black

Brick Stain From Red to Black! Check out this awesome transformation! We took a brick surface from red to black with our Brick Stain, giving the home a whole new vibe. Black might seem super dark, but it can actually work wonders when paired with white or grey accents. We know every project is [...]

By |2024-03-23T02:15:18+00:00March 23rd, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Masonry Installation/Restoration

🧱 **Midwest Brickstain: Elevating Interiors with Expert Masonry Installation and Restoration** 🏡 At Midwest Brickstain, we take pride in going beyond traditional boundaries by extending our expertise to interior spaces. Our commitment to quality craftsmanship extends to every facet of masonry, including meticulous installation and thoughtful restoration within your home or business. **Interior Masonry Installation:** [...]

By |2024-01-22T20:46:39+00:00January 22nd, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Staining vs Painting Brick and Masonry

Masonry surfaces, with their timeless appeal and durability, often require protective and aesthetic treatments to maintain their integrity and enhance their visual appeal. When it comes to rejuvenating masonry, the choice between staining and painting can significantly impact the outcome. In this blog post, we explore the unique benefits of staining masonry using [...]

By |2024-01-12T17:50:35+00:00January 12th, 2024|Brick Stain, Residential, Stain vs Paint|0 Comments

The History of Mineral Stains for Brick Staining

Article written by Matt Plechan - 2019 Masonry Magazine History of Mineral Based Paints And Stains In a world today filled with tons of paints found in hardware stores, also online, most people overlook this wonderful technology that has been around since the 1800’s! With the addition of latex, acrylic and oil paints, silicate paints [...]

By |2024-01-12T17:36:12+00:00January 12th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NASA TECH BRIEF Inorganic Paint Is Durable, Fireproof, Easy to Apply (1965)

An article published by NASA, June 1965 By John B. Schutt NASA TECH BRIEF Inorganic Paint Is Durable, Fireproof, Easy to Apply Potassium Silicate Stains are alkaline and higher in PH (11-12), Stable, Inorganic, (UV protected) and are Breathable. When applying any paints/stains to your masonry, the most important factors outside being aesthetically pleasing are: [...]

By |2023-04-11T23:17:44+00:00April 11th, 2023|Brick Stain|0 Comments
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