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Old 08-23-2012, 04:41 PM   #1
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Concrete Overlays, Anyone Use One?

I'm doing some work for a friend which consists of ripping out his existing driveway and widening. When I went over to look at the job I seen that just the front left corner (2ftx3ft) of his garage apron was cracked and had sunken about 3/4". The rest of the apron (3ft x 12ft wide) is still in great shape with no cracks minus the fact that the stones are showing since the house is old. Now the problem is that they poured the apron and the garage floor monolithic and I would not be able to sawcut all the way to the edges to remove the whole apron. Instead, I'm considering Overlaying the existing apron after i cut out just the broken piece and repouring. Can anyone recommend a good product? I have seen a product by Ardex for exterior as well as from sakrete. Also I plan on only skim coating maybe 1/8" thick.
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Old 08-23-2012, 06:32 PM   #2
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Re: Concrete Overlays, Anyone Use One?

I've used "Top And Bond", I think by Quickcrete, with good results.




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I like ardex, but if the color doesn't matter quickcrete vinyl patch does just fine. I've done a few floors with vinyl patch n' acid stain...stuck right good. Ardex appears to be more expensive. (Vinyl Patch is really dark, ardex is light grey, or white.)
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