- Concrete Resurfacing Home
- Acceptable Surfaces: Can Your Concrete be Resurfaced?
- Surface Preparation
- Concrete Restoration: Step-by-Step Overview
- Raising Sunken Concrete by Slabjacking
- Applications for Resurfacing
- Restore Concrete: Resurfacing Outdoor Driveways, Patios, Pool Decks, Sidewalks and Walkways
- Resurfacing Interior Floors: Cover Concrete with Decorative Concrete Overlays
- Decorative Concrete Overlays: Discover the Decorative Options for Resurfaced Concrete
- Decorative Options for Concrete Overlays
- Adding Color to Overlays
- Stamped Concrete Patterns and Designs
- Outrageous Concrete Overlay Projects
- Concrete Floor Coverings: Creative Ways to Cover Concrete
- Other Ways to Add Pattern and Color to Existing Concrete
- Staining Concrete to Improve the Appearance
- Applying Decorative Stencils to Existing Concrete
- Sawcutting Patterns in Existing Concrete
- Concrete Engraving
- Garage Floor Coatings: add Color, Hide Imperfections
- Related Information
- Five Ideas for Remodeling with Concrete
Products & Training
Stamps & Tools
What Is an Acceptable Surface to Be Resurfaced?
Small plastics shrinkage cracks or crazing cracks can be covered by the polymer prime coat and base coat of the resurfacing material.
Larger cracks must be repaired. See a pictorial tour of this process.
In any case, the underlying concrete for a resurfacing project must be sound. It is not feasible to resurface concrete that is heaving, has severe cracks, or is damaged due to freeze/ thaw damage. Resurfacing will not solve underlying soil problems.
Read about types of repairs that can be done to concrete: Basics of concrete repair and troubleshooting