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mdougsr 08-30-2010 11:49 AM

Smoothing concrete
 
Is there a way to smooth rough concrete?

kok328 08-30-2010 03:40 PM

Yes but, the technique depends on how rough your talking about.
Last year I poured a sidewalk slab and hit it with too course of a broom for the finish surface and wish I had used a lighter touch. I don't use that slab too much so I just let it go given the cost to make it right.

itsreallyconc 08-31-2010 04:34 PM

dual-disk grinder, walk-behind or hand held scarifier, hand grinder, clark oscillating sander, diamond grinder - what're you trying to achieve ?

it may be more efficient & cost less to overlay


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