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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

A properly prepared concrete substrate is the most important factor in concrete resurfacing.

Here is an overview of the steps involved:

  • Cleaning the Concrete: methods vary depending on the condition of the existing concrete.
  • Repairing Cracks
  • Profiling the concrete to give it enough "grab" to bond with the resurfacing bond coat.
  • At this point- the resurfacing process starts.

Clearly, this is a simple overview and books have been written about each of the above topics. A good general rule is this: follow installation instructions per the resurfacing product manufacturers specifications.

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