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Old 07-11-2013, 12:22 PM  
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I was thinking of coating my concrete front steps. the cheap layer of concrete is peeling up and exposing the boulders they used as aggregate. Could I use Mortar or Thinset to lever this off, or should I go and get a cup of concrete from somewhere?



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Old 07-11-2013, 04:16 PM  
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Usually that means that your concrete is failing. If you truly want to give it a few more years you can buy a bag of sack n Patch and use a concrete glue to help it bond.

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