Changing the color of masonry - and concrete!

Li-MTX Concrete Stain

Achieve solid color saturation with hiding properties similar to paint. Thick lithium-based concrete stain that will not chip, fade, or peel.

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A world leader in masonry & concrete stains

Our passion is adding color to masonry & concrete with products that enhance and protect the structures on which they are applied.

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Nawkaw is a Passport Provider of Continuing Education for the American Institute of Architects. Please call to arrange an informative Lunch & Learn.

Applications for Architectural Stain and Concrete Formliners 1 HSW LU Hour

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  1. the certain knowledge that painting concrete surfaces will result in painting them again in the near future, and again in the not so distant future:
    let's avoid paintenance by using Nawkaw concrete stains.

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Concrete & Masonry Stains

Nawkaw Concrete & Masonry Stains are specifically designed for precast, tilt-up, and cast-in-place concrete as well as masonry construction.

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Concrete & Masonry Stain:

Nawkaw is the world’s premiere stainer of masonry and concrete. We pioneered the masonry staining process in 1984 and have continued to innovate ever since. Our products are in use around the world and have been proven under extreme conditions, from desert heat to bone-chilling cold.

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Masonry Stain

Water Repellent Stain

Lithium Based
Concrete Stains

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Nawkaw News

Concrete Signs

Whenever I come across an interesting sign, it reminds me of my first job out of college, working at Sign Graphics in Columbiana, Alabama. Scott Owen, the owner, was a young, incredibly talented artist with a real knack for lettering. This was way before modern technology lent a helping hand to the craft.

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Self Cleaning Concrete

Concrete that cleans itself? Sounds like science fiction, but it’s really just science, or more specifically, chemistry and physics. Nawkaw Australia has been experimenting with Photocatalyst Coatings that enable the removal of oil and pollutants from concrete, using only sunlight and rain.

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Precast Network

It’s a common scenario. An architecture firm is hired to design a structure in a different state than they are located in. This means finding contractors and suppliers long distance. Well, thanks to a joint sponsorship from Nawkaw and US Formliner, an important part of that equation, finding a precast professional, just got a whole lot easier.

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