Concrete Stain - Applying Second Coat (different color)

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Old 07-17-18, 11:34 AM
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Concrete Stain - Applying Second Coat (different color)

I had my concrete porch stained with a water-based concrete stain last week at the same time my house was painted and the color didn't turn out like I expected. It is more of a blue than a gray. Only one coat was applied to a previously bare concrete surface. Do I need to do anything to prepare the surface for another coat (this time more of a gray color), or can I simply roll on the new color?
 
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Old 07-17-18, 12:29 PM
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You've got the can, what do the instructions say?
 
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Old 07-17-18, 12:59 PM
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The label should tell you want you need to know. The odds are since it was a water based stain should be able to change colors ..... assuming it's a solid color stain.
 
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Old 07-17-18, 01:29 PM
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Okay. I'll ask Sherwin Williams as well when I go in there later this week. Hopefully it's just a matter of applying a second coat. Thanks.
 
 

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