Overhaul your boring concrete porch with bluestone and natural stone veneers overview cross section diagram of concrete clad steps Before cutting it, make sure the lath is oriented correctly with the cheese grater like cups facing up so that the scales feel rough as you run your hand away from the door and down
Feb , Use the Shop Vac to remove the excess water If you don t have a wet vac, use the mop to soak up excess water Cover the area with clean water to rinse Scrub again with the broom Remove the water with the vac Allow the area to dry If any stains remain, repeat the above steps cracked concrete.
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Resurfacing a Concrete Patio Waterproof Apply a waterproofing coating, such as RedGard from Custom Building Products, to the concrete to prevent water from migrating through the slab and to reduce crack transmission Lay Material Choose a durable, exterior materialsuch as tile, stone, or brickto cover the slab,
Aug , Just in case it rained, cover it up with a huge tarp DIY concrete patio So that is all the prep work that we did before we could start pouring the DIY concrete patio Stay tuned for part two to learn how we mixed and poured the patio in one back breaking day (of course, just our luck, it was the hottest day of this
How to Use Self Leveling Cement to Level a Large Concrete Slab May , by Fred (email) For very large areas, we recommend breaking up the job into multiple pours over several days Plan out the Pour in You can t use Levelquik as a finished surface, it has to be covered with something else I haven t done
Oct , Covering Boxwoods for Pressure Washing Porch_wm I also covered up my newly painted red, front door I didn t want to risk getting cleaning chemical on it, especially since the paint is still pretty fresh Door Covered for Pressure Washing_wm Next I sprayed down all the areas of the porch that needed
Aug , If you did in fact hire some smuck cause he was the cheapest Then you kind of deserve it I deal with this crap all the time Some asshole telling me I m too expensive Then calling me to go to court for them If you payed of what a real concrete guy is worth, I suppose this is quality. Read more.
Jun , remodel screened porch I was such a tomboy growing up and being outside was a huge part of my childhood and I still love the outdoors Fresh air, breezes, blue skies, sunshine, green grass and trees Nature I still have a covered, concrete patio that is untouched I have been inspired I am painting
Now, originally the owners thought they wanted two sets of stairsone on this side leading down to the little original concrete patio, and another set here leading up from the driveway But after thinking about it they decided it would work better for them and their family to have a center landing here, and then have one set of
Nov , Cracking concrete is a sign of soil compaction or voids forming under a slab I have a couple of cracked steps outside my front house as well, and I d like to get them fixed before we put the house up for sale To hide the transitions, take some of the loose pieces of the old concrete and pulverize them.