Frequently Asked Questions

How does Brick Transformers change the color of brick and stone?

Brick Transformers changes the look of dated and/or ugly brick and stone using masonry stains. We artistically create and apply these stains to transform brick and stone to the very natural appearances that can be seen throughout our website. 



Will my current brick color(s) limit the look that my brick can be changed to?

No, Brick Transformers can change your brick or stone to a virtually any combination of new colors.

Can your process be used for interior or exterior applications?

Yes, Brick Transformers process can be used for interior or exterior brick and stone recoloring applications.

Is your process messy?

No, our process is very clean and creates virtually no mess. When we leave your home or business, it will be as clean as when we arrived.

I have children and pets. Are there any strong strong smells or odors associated with your products?

The staining products we use are water based and have very low odor. The stains are generally considered very safe for children and pets.

How long will my brick or stone staining project take to complete?

Our custom staining fireplace projects generally take a day or two to complete. For exterior staining projects it is difficult to say until we see or know more about the project. Please feel free to text or email us some pictures and information about your brick staining project, to receive a free quote.

Do I need to be there during the during the transformation process?

Because our process involves customization, we ask that you be available during the sampling process as well as at the end of the project for final approval.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We currently accept personal checks or cash.

How do you protect my belongings during the staining process?

Brick Transformers protects your interior floors, walls, furniture and other belongings by covering these areas with heavy duty plastic and canvas tarps and by taping any required areas. For exteriors, we protect all bushes, shrubs, patios window, doors and downspouts with drop cloths, tape, and light plastic.



What kind of warranty do you provide?

We provide a limited lifetime warranty on all interior brick and stone refinishing work and a ten year limited warranty on all exterior brick and stone refinishing work. 

I have a brick or stone samples from a source other that your website. Can you stain my brick or stone to look similar?

 Although we can not match the texture of your brick or stone sample, we have very good success, closely matching colors samples given to us from other sources.



I have had some brick replaced and it doesn't match. Can you help?

Brick transformers has had great success in color matching brick that is no longer available.  Please contact us by email or text us pictures of your project for a quote.

My brick or stone is currently painted. Can you make it look natural without removing the paint?

In most cases, yes. If the paint on your brick or stone is not chipping or peeling, we can usually achieve the same natural results as seen in the pictures on our website. Please feel free to email or text us some pictures of your project.


How long has your company been transforming brick and stone?

We have been changing the look of brick and stone since 1988. Please feel free to browse our history of project examples throughout our website.

How much does it cost?

Pricing depends on a number of factors such as color of current brick, new brick colors and finish, total brick area, encumbrances, height, etc. 


Which areas do you service?

Addison, IL
Algonquin, IL
Alsip, IL
Antioch, IL
Arlington Heights, IL
Barrington, IL
Bartlett, IL
Batavia, IL
Bedford Park, IL
Belvidere, IL
Bensenville, IL
Bloomingdale, IL
Bloomington, IL
Blue Island, IL
Bolingbrook, IL
Bourbonnais, IL
Bradley, IL
Bridgeport, IL
Bridgeview, IL
Bristol, IL
Brookfield, IL
Buffalo, IL
Buffalo Grove, IL
Burbank, IL
Burlington, IL
Byron, IL
Carol Stream, IL
Carpentersville, IL
Cary, IL
Charleston, IL
Chicago, IL
Chicago Heights, IL
Chicago Ridge, IL
Cicero, IL
Cisco, IL
Cisne, IL
Claremont, IL
Clarendon Hills, IL
Coulterville, IL
Country Club Hills, IL
Crete, IL
Crystal Lake, IL
Deer Grove, IL
Deerfield, IL
Dekalb, IL
Dowell, IL
Downers Grove, IL
Dundee, IL
Elk Grove Village, IL
Elkhart, IL
Elkville, IL
Elmhurst, IL
Elmwood, IL Elmwood Park, IL
\Evanston, IL
Evergreen Park, IL
Farmington, IL
Flossmoor, IL
Foosland, IL
Forest Park, IL
Fort Sheridan, IL
Fox Lake, IL
Frankfort, IL
Galena, IL
Geneva, IL
Gilberts, IL
Glen Ellyn, IL
Glencoe, IL
Glendale Heights, IL
Glenview, IL
Glenview Nas, IL\
Grand Ridge, IL
Grand Tower, IL
Granite City, IL
Grant Park, IL
Grayslake, IL
Gurnee, IL
Hampshire, IL
Hanover, IL
Hanover Park, IL
Harvard, IL
Harvey, IL
Harwood Heights, IL
Hazel Crest, IL
Hickory Hills, IL
Highland, IL
Highland Park, IL
Highwood, IL
Hillsdale, IL
Hillside, IL
Hinsdale, IL
Hoffman, IL
Hoffman Estates, IL
Holcomb, IL
Homer, IL
Huntley, IL
Island Lake, IL
Itasca, IL
Joliet, IL
Justice, IL
Kankakee, IL
Kenilworth, IL
Kirkland, IL
Kirkwood, IL
La Grange, IL
La Grange Park, IL
Lake Bluff, IL
Lake Forest, IL
Lake Fork, IL
Lake in the Hills, IL
Lake Villa, IL
Lake Zurich, IL
Lakewood, IL
Lemont, IL
Libertyville, IL
Lincolnshire, IL
Lincolnwood, IL
Lindenwood, IL
Lisle, IL
Lockport, IL
Logan, IL
Lombard, IL
Long Grove, IL
Loves Park, IL
Lyons, IL
Marengo, IL
Maywood, IL
McNabb, IL
Medinah, IL
Medora, IL
Melrose Park, IL
Morton Grove, IL
Mount Prospect, IL
Mt Zion, IL
Mundelein, IL
Naperville, IL
Nashville, IL
New Bedford, IL
New Lenox, IL
Niles, IL
North Aurora, IL
North Chicago, IL
Northbrook, IL
O Fallon, IL
Oak Brook, IL
Oak Forest, IL
Oak Lawn, IL
Oak Park, IL
Oakwood, IL
Olympia Fields, IL
Orland Park, IL
Palatine, IL
Palos Heights, IL
Palos Hills, IL
Palos Park, IL
Park Forest, IL
Park Ridge, IL
Peotone, IL
Plainfield, IL
Plano, IL
Plymouth, IL
Potomac, IL
Prairie City, IL
Prospect Heights, IL
River Forest, IL
River Grove, IL
Rockford, IL
Rolling Meadows, IL
Romeoville, IL
Roscoe, IL
Roselle, IL
Round Lake, IL
Russell, IL
Rutland, IL
Sadorus, IL
Sailor Springs, IL
Saint Anne, IL
Saint Augustine, IL
Saint Charles, IL
Saint David, IL
Saint Elmo, IL
Saint Francisville, IL
Schaumburg, IL
Schiller Park, IL
Sheridan, IL
Skokie, IL
South Beloit, IL
South Elgin, IL
Spring Grove, IL
Spring Valley, IL
Steger, IL
Sterling, IL
Stone Park, IL
Stonington, IL
Streamwood, IL
Streator, IL
Stronghurst, IL
Sublette, IL
Sugar Grove, IL
Summit, IL
Sycamore, IL
Union, IL
Union Hill, IL
Unity, IL
Urbana, IL
Ursa, IL
Valier, IL
Vernon Hills, IL
Villa Park, IL
Wadsworth, IL
Warren, IL
Warrenville, IL
Wauconda, IL
Waukegan, IL
Waverly, IL
Wayne, IL
Waynesville, IL
West Chicago, IL
West Frankfort, IL
Western Springs, IL
Westfield, IL
Westmont, IL
Wheaton, IL
Wheeling, IL
Willow Springs, IL
Wilmette, IL
Wilmington, IL
Winnebago, IL
Winnetka, IL
Winthrop Harbor, IL
Wonder Lake, IL
Wood Dale, IL
Wood River, IL
Woodland, IL
Woodlawn, IL
Woodridge, IL
Woodstock, IL
Woosung, IL
Worden, IL
Worth, IL
Zion, IL

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