How to Surface Rough Concrete Patios By Mason Howard Updated July 17 Fill any large concavities in the patio with the resurfacer applied with a trowel, smoothing it level with the surrounding surface. Let the resurfacer patches firm up for at least two hours. Step 4. Mist the patio with water, using a garden hose with a sprayer attachment. Step 5. Mix up a large batch of resurfacer then
A rough concrete floor may look intimidating and unsightly, but with a little effort, it can be polished and smoothed to a lustrous sheen. Concrete floors are increasingly popular for businesses and residences that are going for a modern rustic industrial look. With a concrete polisher and the correct grade of smoothing and polishing attachments, you can get your rough and raw concrete floor
09.07.2011· My house came with a very small concrete slab in our back patio. Recently I had someone come out to extend the patio. Obviously, I'd want the new concrete slab to match the old one as much as possible. Once it dried, I realized the edge touching the house was really messy and the the entire stone was extremely rough. It almost hurt to walk on it barefoot. I brought it up to the workers today and
How best to make an interior concrete wall smooth? I'm currently doing some renovations to my living room and will need to finish up by painting. This seems like the perfect time to fix a very subtle, but annoying issue I have. My walls are solid 4" thick concrete slabs. The annoying thing is they have a subtle texture to it. They aren't dry wall smooth, but don't have an interesting pattern
Resurfacing Concrete Slabs. RE-CAP ™ Concrete Resurfacer will renew your old, worn concrete driveways, sidewalks and patios at a fraction of the cost to tear out and replace old concrete slabs. Project Instructions Shopping List. Project Instructions. When working with cement-based products, always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves. Temperatures should remain above 50 degrees
How to smooth patio concrete surface. I have a screened in patio, that was originally a fully exposed area. It's been covered with indoor/outdoor carpet for several years. The patio is in excellent shape but it's rough. I am going to lay 12"X12" indoor/outdoor peel and stick vinyl tile. I need to either put something on the sueface to make it smooth or maybe an additional heavy duty adhesive
16.05.2007· Smoothing a Rough Cement Patio. By Marlene [9 Posts, 4 Comments] Page Smoothing and Sealing Concrete. 0. Share. 6. Flag. Save. Follow. Print. Email. Last year we had a cement patio poured in back of the house. They insisted on "brooming" it, making little grooves which I protested but they did it anyhow. Is there any way to sand that down so it is smooth? Also, my husband was
The Completed Cement Trough Centerpiece. After making this DIY cement trough centerpiece, I can’t wait to work with cement again. I think I might try making a cement centerpiece for candles, or maybe even some cement napkin rings. I enjoy very clean and simple design, and cement is a great material for making décor items that fit that style.
Acid Washing: This seems to be common practice for a quick fix. However, muriatic acid only eats away the cement surface around the pool aggregate (quartz, pebble, marble chip, etc.) causing a rough finish, weaker plaster, and most of the time worst results than prior. Remember cement is the base of ALL POOL PLASTERS. Salt. Results obtained
concrete floor grinders concrete cement grinding equipment. A handheld grinder could be one of the most versatile items in your tool chest Its a fast solution for smoothing out bumps and other irregularities in both horizontal and vertical concrete surfaces You can also use it to remove graffiti and worn coatings or paint and to roughen up floor surfaces in preparation for coating application
Stopgap 850 Exterior Powder Mixed with Water. A non structural exterior grade smoothing compound for use in light to medium duty applications to smooth and level rough or mechanically damaged concrete or sand / cement screeds that have become worn, impact damaged or weathered, such as balconies, patios, garages, walkways etc.
Grunge textures of rough wall surface and blades of green grass by bottom side of building Sand destined to the manufacture of cement in a quarry. Smoothing Cement. Worker at the time of smoothing of the cement just pouring on the foundations of a house under construction / Morning light with man shadow Cement stair.
Before you do the cement you will have to dig out dirt/grass/etc. to the depth that you want the cement. You will also have to build forms as a frame for the cement, that after the cement has dried for quite awhile will be removed. I can't remember how long we left the forms in, but to me it seemed like a long time.