Renew Your Concrete Patio

Get a new look with stain in two days

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Circular saw
  • Cold chisel
  • Chalk line
  • Straightedge
  • Paint roller
  • Roller tray
  • Roller sleeve
  • Paintbrush

You'll also need a stiff broom for cleaning and garden sprayers and plastic spray bottles for applying stain.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Heavy-duty cleaner
  • Plastic drop cloth
  • Stain
  • Sealer
  • Stiff cardboard or fluorescent light lenses to block overspray