KILZ® Solid Color Concrete Stain

KILZ® Solid Color Concrete Stain is a siliconized, 100% acrylic solid color stain. This durable, water-repellent formula forms a strong, long-lasting opaque film on properly prepared interior/exterior concrete surfaces. It is designed to protect and enhance both vertical and horizontal surfaces. Ideal for use on concrete, masonry walls, basements, patios, sidewalks, driveways*, garage floors*, pool decks**, tennis courts, cement blocks, pillars and brick. Do not use on surfaces subject to hydrostatic pressure. For residential applications only.

*Driveways and garage floors-Lack of proper surface preparation and/or excessive application can lead to automobile tires lifting the product from the surface.
** Light and pastel colored concrete stains should be used over pool deck surfaces. DARK COLORS RETAIN HEAT

Available in Gallons

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  • Ratings & Reviews
  • Preparation, Application & Clean-Up
  • Warranty / Warnings
  • Product Specifications
KILZ® Solid Color Concrete Stain is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 9.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Patio I bought this product a year ago, Our back patio needed refinished, so we painted it with this product and it looked great and has not chipped at all and still looks great.
Date published: 2019-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unfinished Basement gets a Facelift Ugly old basement with dirty mustard gold walls circa 1970's needed a pick me up. I painted all the walls white to lighten and brighten the space, so my husband could use it as an in-home office.
Date published: 2019-10-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Looks great Applied it to my front porch looks great lasts long but gets very slippery when wet.
Date published: 2019-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works GREAT! Can change your color quickly and it looks great! Easy to use and very attractive. 100% work great!
Date published: 2019-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It does the job Power washed a concrete pad out back first, let dry then applied the stain. Good coverage, highly recommend
Date published: 2017-02-12
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The following steps and products are required.

  • New and Uncoated Concrete or Masonry Surfaces:
    New concrete must cure for a minimum of 30 days. For proper penetration and adhesion of topcoat, use a product such as KILZ Concrete & Masonry Cleaner & Etcher to clean and etch the surface. Apply a product such as KILZ Concrete & Masonry Bonding Primer to increase adhesion of topcoat to the surface.

  • Painted, Stained or Sealed Concrete:
    Option 1- To completely strip the entire surface, use a product such as KILZ Concrete & Masonry Paint Stripper.
    Option 2- To recoat over an existing coating, remove any loose or peeling paint and scuff sand the surface. Use a product such as KILZ Concrete & Masonry Cleaner & Degreaser to clean previously coated surfaces in sound condition. Use a product such as KILZ Concrete & Masonry Cleaner & Etcher to clean and etch any bare concrete area.

  • Prime all bare concrete areas with a product such as KILZ Concrete & Masonry Bonding Primer to increase adhesion of topcoat to the surface.



  • Intermix all cans of same product to ensure color uniformity. Stir stain before and occasionally during application.

  • For best results, apply when air and surface temperatures are between 50-90°F.

  • Apply a thin, even coat using a 1/4"-3/8" nap roller cover, pad applicator or a nylon/polyester brush. Use long, even strokes in one direction to avoid lap lines. Since concrete varies in texture/porosity, two coats may be required for uniform color appearance. Apply a second coat in a criss-cross direction if uniformity is needed.

  • Periodic touch-ups may be necessary.

  • COVERAGE: 500-600 sq. ft. per gallon on smooth surfaces and of 400-500 sq. ft. per gallon on rough surfaces.

Dry Time

  • Dries to touch in 2 hours. Longer dry time required in cooler temperatures and in higher humidity. Recoat between 2-4 hour.

  • The floor may be subjected to light foot traffic after 24 hours. Allow 72 hours before subjecting surface to heavy foot traffic or repositioning furniture.

  • Park tires on corrugated cardboard for 14 days after applying stain. After two weeks, dry stained surface may be cleaned with a mild, non-abrasive liquid detergent.

Clean-Up & Disposal

  • Clean all tools and equipment with soap and clean water.

  • If spilled, contain material and remove with an inert absorbent. Dispose of contaminated absorbent, container and unused product in accordance with all current governmental regulations.

  • Do not dispose of this product down a drain. For recycling or disposal information contact your local household refuse collection service.

Cautions / Limitations

  • Protect from freezing

  • For best results, apply at temperatures between 50°F - 90°F. Temperatures above 90°F may affect the application such as drying too fast. Avoid applying in direct sun. NOTE: If the surface is hot to the touch it should be considered too hot to apply this coating.

  • Avoid heavy traffic for 72 hours.

  • Allow 14 days cure time before subjecting to washing or cleaning.

  • Shelf life under normal conditions is two years unopened.

*Limited Warranty

Masterchem Industries LLC warrants that this product will be free of defects in materials and workmanship for one (1) year from the original date of purchase. This warranty is not transferable. If this product is found to be defective upon inspection by our representative, Masterchem Industries LLC will, at its option and upon presentation of proof-of-purchase (the original receipt), either furnish an equivalent amount of new product or refund the original purchase price of this product to you. This warranty excludes (1) labor and costs of labor for the application or removal of any product, and (2) any incidental or consequential damages, whether based on breach of express or implied warranty, negligence, strict liability or any other legal theory. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state. To make a claim under this Limited Warranty, write to Technical Service, Masterchem Industries LLC, 3135 Old Highway M, Imperial, MO 63052-2834, or email Technical Service at

General Information



If you scrape sand or remove old paint, you may release lead dust. LEAD IS TOXIC. EXPOSURE TO LEAD DUST CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS, SUCH AS BRAIN DAMAGE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN. PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD ALSO AVOID EXPOSURE. Wear a NIOSH approved respir tor to control lead exposure. Clean up carefully with a HEPA vacuum and a wet mop. Before you start, find out how to protect yourself and your family by contacting the National Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log on to

WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

CAUTION! Stained Surfaces may become slippery when wet. Use caution when walking on surface when moisture is present.

Warning! Irritant!

HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED. CONTAINS: ETHYLENE GLYCOL. MAY CAUSE EYE, NOSE AND THROAT IRRITATION. AVOID CONTACT WITH SKIN AND EYES AND AVOID BREATHING OF VAPORS AND SPRAY MIST. WEAR EYE PROTECTION AND PROTECTIVE CLOTHING. USE ONLY WITH ADEQUATE VENTILATION. To avoid breathing vapors and spray mist, open windows and doors or use other means to ensure fresh air entry during application and drying. If you experience eye watering, headaches or dizziness, increase fresh air. If properly used, a respirator (NIOSH approved for organic vapor with P series particulate pre-filter) may offer additional protection; obtain professional advice before using. A dust mask does not provide protection against vapors. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Wash thoroughly after handling. Close container after each use.

First Aid

  • If you experience difficulty in breathing, leave the area to obtain fresh air. If continued difficulty is experienced, get medical assistance immediately.
  • In case of eye contact, flush immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and get medical attention.
  • For skin, wash thoroughly with soap and water.
  • If swallowed, get medical attention immediately.


  • Base

    White and Deep Base

  • Int/Ext


  • Color

    White and Deep Base

  • Coverage Rate

    400-600 Sq. Ft./Gal.

  • Coverage - Low

    400 sq. ft.

  • Mils Wet


  • Mils Dry


  • Coverage High

    600 sq. ft.

  • Mils Wet


  • Mils Dry


  • VOC

    100 g/L

  • Volume Solids


  • Weight Solids


  • Viscosity

    60-80 KU

  • Flashpoint