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Old 02-08-2009, 02:34 PM  
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I own a winter home in AZ that has a swimming pool. The concrete around the pool has a skim coat and there are patches that have come up from the base of concrete, making it look like a mangy dog.

I had a man come out and he told me just patching wouldn't look good. The estimate he gave me for doing the whole area with a skim coat was $2200.
I can't afford that.

Anyone out there have a solution? Are there any products that will allow me or my carpenter to do the job?



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Old 02-16-2009, 01:03 PM  
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from my reading of the post, that's not a bad price considering he'd 1st have to remove ALL the skim coat,,, we would never apply our products of another's surface,,, look at it this way - if some's already come up, what's to prevent more from delaminating AFTER any repairs're done,,, who would YOU call then ? ? ?

i'm betting it ( skim coat ) is/was either a splatter texture OR ' cool deck ' mtl that the owner got done by the cheapest bidder,,, you're never sorry you bought the best ! ! ! any const supply house'll have polymer-modified cementitious materials that would be suitable IF you know what qualities you need,,, as w/any repair, prep's the most important part of the job,,, concrete resurfacing's more a mix of skill & knowledge than anything else,,, that's why its a specialty trade,,, btw, there's nothing in an apron store that's suitable despite what the apron-wearer says.
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