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Repairing Damaged Concrete

By: Danny Lipford

To repair a worn or damaged concrete driveway or patio, start by filling any cracks, then apply a thin coat of concrete resurfacer over the entire surface using a squeegee.

Before the concrete sets, use a broom to give the surface a slip resistant finish. Watch this video to find out more.

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Ugly concrete can be cured with concrete surfacing compound. This material mixes like concrete but is designed to work in thinner applications.

First you’ll want fill any cracks you may have with the mix. Then you can apply a thin coat with a squeegee over the whole surface to cover the repairs and give the surface a consistent appearance. As it dries you can add a broom finish to create a slip resistance over the whole surface.


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  • Hank Mesewicz Says:
    September 4th, 2017 at 8:17 am

    How to repair sections on a garage cement floor damaged by salt brought into garage by car tires? A product that I can eventuallya cover the entire floor with a type of paint covering that will protect the floor from further damage?

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Repairing Damaged Concrete