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Cracked Driveway? All about resurfacing
Concrete resurfacing is a method of fixing cracked or discolored concrete sections. This normally happens over time, and concrete resurfacing can help restore the area's appearance to a more appealing state. There's also decorative concrete resurfacing, which restores the concrete's appearance while also adding a decorative accent. This can feature a wide range of colors and intricate designs. Some refinishing jobs are like works of art, and they're rather lovely. Concrete resurfacing costs vary based on the type of project and how detailed you want your ideas to be. However, it typically begins at around three dollars per square foot and can rise to over seven dollars per square foot.
Cleaning the area is the first step in the concrete resurfacing process. To guarantee that all built-up dirt and debris is eliminated, this is commonly done using a pressure washer. Following that, there are a few stages to mending any fractures in the concrete. After priming, cracks are filled with crack repair material. Then they're strengthened with fabric, which is then painted over with a base coat. The polymer concrete is then smoothed over the crack and ground down once it has dried to make it smooth and even. Any holes in the concrete will be filled with epoxy mortar after the cracks have been mended. It's time to start resurfacing the concrete now that it's been fully repaired.
Now that all of the cracks and holes have been corrected, the prime coat and granule broadcast will be applied. After that, a texture coat will be applied. To begin, mix it according to the package's instructions. The concoction will then be sprayed all over the area with a special spray cannon. To achieve an equal surface, run a trowel over the surface once it's finished. For this, start at the top and work your way down the area. After that, you'll apply the color coat, which will be the specific color you choose for your area. The job is then finished with a sealant.