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Exposed Aggregate Polished Concrete

Exposed Aggregate Polished Concrete

Exposed aggregate polished concrete (just like a normal polished concrete floor) is very similar to sanding wood. We use large machines to mechanically grind and reveal the aggregate in a concrete floor. Once the level of aggregate desired is achieved, the floor can then be turned into honed, and eventually polished concrete.

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Why Your Concrete Garage Floor Needs a Repair | Lift Right ...

Why Your Concrete Garage Floor Needs a Repair | Lift Right ...

The average cost for structural concrete repair is a whopping 4,726. Lift Right Concrete LLC offers free repair evaluations and estimates to homeowners throughout northern Utah. Call our West Jordan or Grantsville office today to schedule a professional mudjacking consultation for your cracked concrete garage floor, sidewalk or porch.

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How To Fix Moisture Problems In A Concrete Floor | Epoxy ...

How To Fix Moisture Problems In A Concrete Floor | Epoxy ...

It's hard to beat epoxy floor coatings for their durability and longevity, making them ideal for industrial, commercial and residential appliions. However, a perpetual problem with epoxies is that since they form an impermeable layer on the floor, any moisture vapor from the underlying concrete .

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Concrete Grinding Tools 101| Concrete Construction Magazine

Concrete Grinding Tools 101| Concrete Construction Magazine

Apr 16, 2018 · On a soft floor, you could produce five bags of concrete dust by grinding 1,000 square feet, while a similarly sized hard floor may only yield one bag of dust. This means that on the soft floor you're removing five times more material than on the hard floor, which is why it needs to have a much higher wear resistance bond.

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What is Spalling Concrete? Their Causes and Repair

What is Spalling Concrete? Their Causes and Repair

In concrete floor slab, Earlyentry drycut helps prevent spalling. Apply a good water sealant to the finished surface to prevent water from entering into the concrete. Proper management of concrete during pouring to ensure the provision of adequate cover and placement of joints at correct positions.

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Concrete Sidewalk Repair Leveling

Concrete Sidewalk Repair Leveling

Fortunately, with A1 Concrete Leveling, even multiple sections of problem sidewalk slabs in one loion are typically a straightforward, one day fix. Our effective concrete sidewalk repair is usually done at a fraction of the cost of tearing it out and replacing it.

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Structural Floor Crack Stitching

Structural Floor Crack Stitching

Jul 14, 2021 · Once the foundation movement has been determand, and stopped, you can now fix the damage to the concrete floor. The fix is; Grinding the heaved cracks down with a very large grinding equipment. After the floor has been profiled for tile, carpet, or wood flooring, then the cracks are stitched using #4 rebar reinforcement, epoxied in place with ...

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How to Cover an Uneven Floor | Hunker

How to Cover an Uneven Floor | Hunker

Step 5. Grind, chisel, sand or shim old floor bases to make them more level. These measures might be necessary on a severely uneven floor, in a very old house for example. You can grind down bumpy old masonry or concrete flooring with a powered grinding tool. Use chisels and power sanders to take off higher parts on wooden floor bases.

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How Long Should You Allow Concrete To Cure Before Grinding ...

How Long Should You Allow Concrete To Cure Before Grinding ...

Dec 26, 2018 · Before grinding concrete that is new, the concrete needs to cure to a hardness that is sufficient. This typically takes between 14 to 28 days after the placement of the concrete. An existing floor that requires extensive patching and floors that are extremely porous and soft might not be the best candidates for grinding or polishing.

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How to Repair Polished Concrete Floors

How to Repair Polished Concrete Floors

Aug 14, 2021 · A polished concrete floor burnished, stained, guarded and polished up to 3,000 grit; can be quite a sight to behold. Many clients prefer a polished concrete floor as the perfect fit for their projects despite the fact that most concrete floors are far from being perfect slabs.

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How To Stop Damp On Concrete Floors? | Expert Advice From ...

How To Stop Damp On Concrete Floors? | Expert Advice From ...

To fix this problem would require isolating the source of the moisture problem and then taking the necessary steps to help the floor dry out. Fixing the Damp Proof Membrane If your property is suffering from rising damp which then rises through to the surface of the concrete then this is a more complied procedure to fix.

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Tips On How To Remove Concrete Sealer (Solvent Based And ...

Tips On How To Remove Concrete Sealer (Solvent Based And ...

It is therefore important to provide as much protection as possible to concrete in order for it to keep its appearance as well as its strength. That protection is provided with a concrete sealer. Whether it's a garage floor or stamped concrete, concrete sealers do break down over time and need to be replaced in order to offer the best protection.

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How to Sand Concrete in 4 Easy Steps

How to Sand Concrete in 4 Easy Steps

Sep 19, 2019 · Why Should I Sand My Concrete Floor? There are many reasons to want to sand a concrete floor or surface. Maybe you want to cure, finish, or paint the exterior. Perhaps it's part of a more significant finishing project, such as completing a basement floor. Or maybe there's a bigger problem you are trying to fix.

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The perils of painting a concrete porch that's never been ...

The perils of painting a concrete porch that's never been ...

May 11, 2018 · Chemical stripping and grinding are real hassles and no fun, but switching to a paint that will stick even to sealed concrete is easy. Behr Porch Patio Floor Paint, which seems to be the type of ...

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Repair Tack Strip PopOuts – The Concrete Colorist

Repair Tack Strip PopOuts – The Concrete Colorist

Mar 03, 2013 · Removing carpet from a concrete floor is a time consuming process. Carpet still requires tack strips, and tack strips usually nail into the subfloor. Removing tack strips from a concrete floor leaves behind small nail holes along the outside perimeter of the concrete floor. A blended cement patch compound does a good job of covering.

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How to Repair Cracks in Poured Concrete Slabs

How to Repair Cracks in Poured Concrete Slabs

Shrinkage cracks in poured concrete are easily recognizable and can be distinguished from other types of cracks that occur later in the life of a foundation wall or floor slab.. The photograph of cracks above were taken of shrinkage cracks in a concrete slab floor in a home built in 2006. The cracks in this case ranged in width (measured across the crack) from "hairline" (less than 1/16") to ...

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Dusting of Concrete Slab Surface

Dusting of Concrete Slab Surface

One is to grind off or shotblast off this thin layer to expose the solid concrete underneath and potentially a new surface with good wear resistance. Another method is to apply a surface hardener. This treatment will not convert a basically bad concrete slab into a good one; it will, however, improve wearability and reduce dusting of the surface.

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Sinking Uneven Floor Repair | AFS Foundation Specialists

Sinking Uneven Floor Repair | AFS Foundation Specialists

Uneven floors are rarely caused by problems with the floor system itself. Instead, it's often a settling or shifting foundation issue that has impacted the floor system. Floor beams and joists are made from wood that will usually bend or flex rather than crack or break. The .

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