No matter it is textured, smooth or a set with a design, it will allow you to get the desired surface created by applying the finishing touch. What will the concrete be used will define how it is finished. At least there are 3 different ways in how to finish concrete . Here below are the ways in finishing the concrete, keep reading for details.
Get the concrete leveled as soon possible after it is poured using a straight edge/ a float. Get the concrete leveled before the mixtures water comes/ “bleeds” to the surface. And if it's needed, you can angle particular concrete for water to provide good drain.
Next, just wait until the entire water disappear from the concrete surface. Let the sheen disappear. Get the concrete finished while the water is still sit on it will make the blister & dust forming later. You may get the concrete covered with a plastic sheet if the weather is dry and hot as well, or even windy.
After that, get the texture applied to the concrete referring to the end use. You may use a push-broom on the surface of sidewalks and driveways. This will get a grainy surface which is not slick when wet left. If you aimed the concrete for flooring, get its surface slicked and smothering a trowel. The usage of pattern as well as stamping in the concrete can now be done. Follow the instructions using the particular stamping system how to finish concrete.
Finally, how to finish concrete used as soon as possible as the texture has been done.. This can be done by flooding the surface using water. Kept it wet (the surface) for about a week and never let it goes dry. If the area of the concrete is inside your house and it’s possible to be flooded, get a concrete curing compound used which can be found in most hardware stores.
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