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Old 10-12-2011, 03:28 PM   #1
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Hi,

Did 2 patch jobs last night. One dried up and looks ok (one with the gas meter) other looks kinda odd. Did I screw it up? I did run out of cement, and had to add in a different type, the second type had little pebbles init, and the first batch didnt. Let it dry for another couple of days, or rip it out, and start over?
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Old 10-12-2011, 03:29 PM   #2
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So what's the problem?

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Old 10-12-2011, 03:59 PM   #3
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second guessing myself I guess. Ill wait a couple more days. Figured if there was a time to rip it out, it may be now, as the cement isnt 100% cured.

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Maybe it's a little ugly but that isn't the end of the world. Use a brick to rub on it a little and see if that purdies it up some.
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Old 10-12-2011, 09:07 PM   #5
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Your post is confusing because you are misusing the term "cement". Cement is a binding agent used to make concrete or mortar. It comes in bags, is powdery, and never has "little rocks" in it. Concrete is a mixture of sand, cement, water and aggregate (aggregate is the rock part). A lot of people refer to concrete as cement, very confusing, and I think that is what you are doing. Possibly you changed from one type of concrete mix to another? Looks OK to me, other than the color difference.
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It's more then a little ugly But it's doing what you need to be done right? It's a patch and it may need a little work, as long as it will stay in place when it is dry then you are good.
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I don't think English is her first language, maybe not 2nd or 3rd either.
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The first one looks like concrete, the second like mortar.......

Either will suffice, it's just easier to use the mortar in most cases.

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