Concrete & Masonry Portfolio
Our comprehensive concrete and masonry stain portfolio explores the wide breadth of Nawkaw’s work over its 30-year history.
View leatherlike finishes in Australia, innovative colors in Canada, reclaimed main street projects across the United States, and much more.
Learn about Nawkaw’s products, how stain solutions help realize architectural visions, and how new colorless finishes can contribute to a greener environment through photocatalytic reactions.
Concrete & Masonry Portfolio
Explore trending colors and finishes and design your dream project with hundreds of options from Nawkaw. Pick and choose your favorite looks, or reach out to have a custom creation inspired by your selections!
Trending Architectural Finishes
View popular architectural finishes from around the world crafted from textured concrete and masonry.
Select your favorites for inspiration or for your next creation.
Cost Analysis Paint vs. Nawkaw stains
Explore the cost of masonry finishes over a 25-year period with this simple one-page breakdown between acrylic latex paint and Nawkaw mineral stain.
Our analysis includes reapplication requirements, annual cleaning, and labor costs associated with both finish types.
Concrete services Trifold
Masonry Services Trifold
Metallic Finishes Brochure
nawkaw staining process
Explore the staining process of Nawkaw mineral and acrylic stains in comparison to classical coatings. Directly contrast VOC content, mildew and UV resistance, and other metrics, and view the visual creations only possible through stain.
The Science of nawkaw stains
Dive deep into the chemical and physical properties of mineral stain. Our comprehensive in-house research is on full display in this paper, meant for those who want to fully immerse themselves in the science behind color.
Embrace the power of the sun with proven coatings that generate oxygen, possess self-cleaning properties, and passively destroy viruses and bacteria. This 50-year-old technology can fundamentally change what it means for a building to contribute to its local ecosystem.
Integral Concrete vs. Nawkaw stains
Why stain concrete when dyes can be mixed into the concrete itself? Our paper explores the benefits and issues associated with integral concrete in comparison to a stain solution.
sustainability at nawkaw
It isn’t enough to make sustainable products–every aspect of a company needs to contribute towards the fight for our environment. Read how we’ve configured our operations, investments, and production towards environmental protection.
Historical Buildings & Landmark Restoration
Brick and concrete can last decades or even centuries. Our historic and restorative work aids project creators in more sustainable construction and enables preservationists to protect the landmarks which define their communities.
Give legacy structures a second life through adaptive reuse! Learn more about the principles and theory behind these projects, real-world case studies, and how Nawkaw can help with your next project.
home owner associations
Explore our color solutions specific to homeowners associations, including the use of color to improve property values and curb appeal. Maintain visual harmony across many homes while still empowering homeowners to craft the homes of their dreams.
Technical Data Sheet
Specifications & Safety Data Sheets Download
latest Blog Posts
Textured concrete refers to concrete that has been shaped or molded by various liners, molds, or materials such as wood. Read our full guide here!
Precast concrete refers to concrete that has already been cast somewhere besides where it will be used. This guide will explain why people use precast concrete.
Learn how engineers and architects add a splash of excitement and sophistication to residential and commercial architecture with decorative fair-faced concrete.
You’re ready to take your projects to a whole new level. Come read our guide and learn everything you need to know about stain colors.