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Blast, Pour, & Grind: Concrete Spall Preparation, Filling, and Finishing

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Our concrete spalling experts are helping you explore the world of concrete spall repair, guiding you through the steps of blasting, pouring, and grinding to achieve a successful restoration. By understanding the causes of spalling, the importance of thorough preparation, and the right methods for filling and finishing, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge to tackle concrete spall projects head-on. 

How to Repair Superficial Cracks in a Concrete Surface

Concrete cracks are a common problem. The deterioration of the concrete can occur from ground shifting, freeze-and-thaw cycles, and other causes. They may seem like an eyesore at first glance, but cracks in your concrete do not have to be harmful or permanent. A concrete crack doesn’t have to ruin your home’s appearance or be […]

How to Deglaze Your Diamond Tooling

Keeping the diamonds in your tooling open so they can continually cut into the concrete is essential to getting a good performance. But what happens if your diamonds close off and stop effectively grinding the concrete? Watch the video below and read on for tips on how to deglaze your diamond tooling as well as […]

How to Remove Cure & Seal from a Concrete Slab

If you want to polish a concrete slab, apply a fresh epoxy coating, or revitalize it in another way, you need to start with a clean slab, which often requires removing an existing sealant or another type of coating. However, it’s important to weigh the factors surrounding the project to determine how long it will […]

Concrete Driveway Surface Preparation in 2022

Knowing Your Customers’ Needs The first thing to consider when thinking about concrete surfaces on driveways is that the stamped concrete look is considered to be very artistic, so whatever modifications you make will have to maintain the aesthetics. This means modifying the existing concrete rather than completely resurfacing it. If this job is done […]

How to Flatten High Spots in a Concrete Floor Slab

There are various reasons one would flatten a high spot found throughout a concrete surface. If you’re planning to start or have already started a concrete floor grinding project, this is the place for you. Learn how to use the grinding machine and other tools to create a smoother surface. Necessary Tools Used Two main […]

How to Repair Hollow Spots in Concrete Floors

When pouring a concrete slab, air or water can get trapped in the substrate during the finishing process, causing voids. If left untreated, voids or hollow spots lead to delamination, where a thin surface layer of concrete detaches from the slab and chips away. While time often reveals these hollow spots, they can also cause […]

How to Prepare and Apply a Polyaspartic Epoxy Coating to a Garage Floor

If your garage floor is currently a polished concrete surface, and you’d like to apply an epoxy coating, getting long-lasting, durable results requires more steps than you may realize. To help you get a professional outcome, we’re walking you through how to prepare a slab and install a polyaspartic epoxy coating on your garage floor. […]

How to Remove Multiple Floor Coatings from Concrete

If you have to lay down a new floor coating, the surface preparation steps are key to the success, durability, and longevity of the coating properly bonding to the concrete. To help you, we’re walking you through how to remove multiple floor coatings before laying a new coating. Be sure to check out the video […]