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Old 12-10-2008, 07:45 AM   #1
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I have exposed concrete block in my garage . Can anyone give me some advice on how to concrete face it like the foundation on the outside of my home. I hate looking at it. I want to have a nice finish look.
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Can anyone give me some advice on how to concrete face it like the foundation on the outside of my home.
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Impossible to say,..
Unless you explain just What the facing of your foundation Looks Like.....

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Old 12-10-2008, 09:00 AM   #3
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its just clean block.
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its just clean block.
I think he meant the foundation of you house. What does that look like? Blondes...
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so you've got ' clean block ' on the exterior & ' exposed block ' in the garage according to your posts,,, what's the difference ? ? ?

there is ' block filler ' paint avail if that helps.
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I am sure that it is parged. Buy some mortar mix, clean your wall well, and trowel the mortar on in a thin (3/8") coat. After it begins to set (won't leave a thumbprint), rub it down with a sponge float or old peice of carpet.
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shoot, why didn't i think of that, 'scar,,, beginning to think we're all separated by a common language or the tower of babel's revisiting itself on us
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I am sure that it is parged. Buy some mortar mix, clean your wall well, and trowel the mortar on in a thin (3/8") coat. After it begins to set (won't leave a thumbprint), rub it down with a sponge float or old peice of carpet.
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