An Introduction – Welcome!

An Introduction – Welcome!

February 15, 2018 – Welcome to my new website! I hope this newly revamped website can answer all your questions about the art of acid stained concrete, and in particular, what our company, Faux Real LLC can do for YOUR floors. Stained concrete has been around for many...

Labyrinthine Labors

Last spring we were hired by an Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Albuquerque for a job which was completely new to us. They were redesigning an outdoor area which was surrounded on three sides by the old church building. The fourth side featured a wrought iron gateway...

Gaye’s New Staining Video

Gaye’s “Acid Staining for Commercial Spaces” is currently available as part of the Professional Package through Amazon.com OR if you phone her directly, she can sell the DVD alone to you for a reasonable price.  You can call Gaye with inquiries at (505) 246-9954. If...
Latex Rubber with no Kinks

Latex Rubber with no Kinks

I don’t know about you, but most of the contractors in the city of Albuquerque are starting to feel squeezed by the building slowdown which has been in progress around the country for several years now.  We used to have the luxury of turning down requests to acid...
Slaving Away in Sunny New Zealand

Slaving Away in Sunny New Zealand

Roy Snowball no longer has a staining business in New Zealand. His dream had always been to live on a sailboat and sail around the world. In 2011 his wife, Jose, passed away, so he made his garage-studio into a rental apartment and rented both units out while he...