Troubleshooting Common Acid Stain Problems

Chris Sullivan
The factors that make acid staining so unique and beautiful are the same factors that create more questions and problems than any other decorative concrete discipline. Avoiding these predicaments or solving them quickly, with confidence, is what this article is all about.

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About the Author

Chris Sullivan

Chris Sullivan is the National Technical Director and a Sales Manager for QC Construction Products, a leading systems manufacturer of Decorative Concrete systems.

He splits his time between sales, product development and training. His responsibilities include managing sales activities in the Pacific Northwest and central US, as well as national training through the QC Color Tour product demonstration program. Chris is also involved in new product development, and troubleshooting application technical issues.

Chris received his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh in 1992.

He has been a presenter of both seminars and mega demos at the World of Concrete. Chris has written multiple articles on different aspects of Architectural Concrete for various magazines and newsletters including: Concrete D├ęcor, and Concrete Products. In the last three years Chris has presented over 40 hands on product demonstrations throughout the United States.

He is a registered member of National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), Producers Council, American Institute of Architects (AIA), American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), and is certified with the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Chris currently resides in Denver, Colorado with his wife and three children.

He can be reached at [email protected]

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