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Old 12-09-2014, 02:23 PM   #1
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Would it be OK to use Quikrete concrete mix to resurface my basement floor which concrete with a lot of imperfections?

http://www.lowes.com/ProductDisplay?...llow&cId=PDIO1

I know Quikrete has a specific fast-setting resurfacer, but it costs 10 x's more than the link above.

Just doing my initial due diligence before I go one way or another.
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Not going to work, it's full of stones as a filler.
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Not going to work, it's full of stones as a filler.
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Hi All,

Would it be OK to use Quikrete concrete mix to resurface my basement floor which concrete with a lot of imperfections?

http://www.lowes.com/ProductDisplay?...llow&cId=PDIO1

I know Quikrete has a specific fast-setting resurfacer, but it costs 10 x's more than the link above.

Just doing my initial due diligence before I go one way or another.
Look at using Self Leveling Compound.
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Would it be OK to use Quikrete concrete mix to resurface my basement floor which concrete with a lot of imperfections?



http://www.lowes.com/ProductDisplay?...llow&cId=PDIO1



I know Quikrete has a specific fast-setting resurfacer, but it costs 10 x's more than the link above.



Just doing my initial due diligence before I go one way or another.

Technically yes you can, but it's more meant for vertical walls as well as walk ways ect. You would never be able to trowel and float it completely even for just a cover coat.

I would go with SLC as Bud pointed out.
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Just be aware there are two kinds of slc's, one for underlayment and one for topping, be sure to get the right one for your application.
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What kind of imperfections.?
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What kind of imperfections.?

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