Acid Staining Retaining Wall Concrete Blocks

I have a retaining wall comprised of red bricks. Is it possible to apply an acid stain that would make it a gray color? Or am I completely out of luck if I would like to change the color?
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mieskola wrote:

mix cement and water, thin as paint, paint it on. And enjoy a wall that looks like crap.
NT
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thanks, that was helpful, and completely irrelevant.

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Most people are trying to get concrete to look any thing but grey. You're fighting upstream. I suppose you could try a light silver/like stain. Anything you do will be an experiment as I don't think anyone else has been trying to go your direction. If you are willing to go opaque, you might look here: http://www.thestampstore.com/html/rainbow_stain.html the rainbow colorants are a bit more like paint.
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I see what you are saying. Thanks for your insight. I will research the product you recommended.

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Our cement pool deck is in dire need of improvement. I love the look of acid staining and wonder if it's a viable do it yourself project for two relatively unskilled but willing people. Neither of us has worked with cement, but we're great wall painters!
Is this a reasonable project for newbies to take on?
Thanks in advance for all appreciated advice or feeedback!
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Go here: http://www.thestampstore.com/acid_stain_about.htm I would think that acid stain should be something you can do.
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Thanks, Dan!

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