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pumpy 07-10-2012 06:17 PM

smoothing hardened concrete
 
an old high school buddy said he was a pro at finishing concrete .i said ok we poured a slab and now it looks like crap.is there any way to smooth it now that its dried

framer52 07-10-2012 06:19 PM

Yes. But it is a lot of work.

pumpy 07-10-2012 07:24 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by framer52 (Post 962628)
Yes. But it is a lot of work.

could you tell me what my options are.

joecaption 07-10-2012 07:53 PM

A lot depends on just how bad it is.
They rent concrete grinders for refinish concrete floors.
Post some picture so we can just how bad it is.

jimmy21 07-10-2012 08:31 PM

More info is needed to off the best advice. Now about some pics?

pumpy 07-11-2012 05:02 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by joecaption (Post 962699)
A lot depends on just how bad it is.
They rent concrete grinders for refinish concrete floors.
Post some picture so we can just how bad it is.

thanks for getting back to me.I wont be going to the home again until this saturday,Ill post some pics after that and maybe you guys could tell me what you think.

TRUEPRO 07-11-2012 10:53 PM

Rent the concrete grinder and smooth the floor out. Chromatop (acid stain) the concrete and then seal it. Voila! Ugly crete turned into a masterpiece.

GL


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