Restore A Garage Etch and Clean is a concentrated, acidic cleaning solution that produces a light etch. The material uses phosphoric acid to lightly etch the surface and remove mild efflorescence. Using phosphoric instead of muriatic acid gently increases the porosity without damaging the substrate, thereby allowing better penetration.
Prepares concrete for staining and sealing
Mild acid etches concrete
Concentrated 4 parts Water to 1 part ETCH & CLEAN
Sprays easily in acid-resistant sprayer
Do Not allow to dry on concrete.
Rinses with water.
Dense concrete surfaces may require mechanical preparation to accept dyes, stains, and sealers.
Dilute the material as described. Test Etch and Clean to assure compatibility. Pre-wet surface with water. Apply with a pump sprayer and scrub with a nylon brush. Do not allow the solution to dry on the substrate. Once cleaning is complete, pressure wash or scrub with clean water, rinsing away all the cleaning solution. Let dry completely before application of coating or stain.
When diluted about 500-750 per gallon.